Celebrate National Dog Day and help area shelters

Charlie and Hank (Courtesy: Neil Orne)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Pet lifestyle export and author Colleen Paige started National Dog Day in 2014 to encourage dog ownership for all breeds. Each year, the National Dog Day Foundation sets a goal of rescuing 10,000, according to CNN.

If you don’t have a dog to celebrate with today, you might consider checking out one of the animal rescues here in Middle Tennessee.

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