International Dog Day is marked on August 26 every year, and what better way to mark the occasion than with contributed photos of pooches from across the Mid North Coast.
Enjoy the gallery.
First established in 2004 as National Dog Day, creator Colleen Paige wanted to acknowledge the role dogs play in society.
Recommendations for ways to celebrate Dog Day range from adopting a dog from a rescue home to giving your dog a holistic spa treatment or even buying yourself and your dog matching t-shirts.
The National Dog Day Foundation supports all breeds and varieties of dogs and discourages purchasing from unethical backyard breeders and puppy mills; instead, support reputable breeders or adopt from rescue homes.
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