LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- It's National Dog Day. August 26 is the perfect day to salute man's best friend. 

The goal of the day is to honor family dogs, shelter dogs, rescue dogs, working dogs and any dog that brings happiness to their human companions. 

Organizers of National Dog Day say they want to celebrate all dogs, and they encourage adoption, especially on August 26. 

They also using two hashtags to share photos on social media: #nationaldogday #dogdayfamily

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