In the thousands of years since dogs were domesticated, they have become more than just constant and valuable companions to humans. They have also become therapists, guardians, confidants, teachers, entertainers, and of course, friends. They make us laugh, drive us crazy, comfort us when we're down, keep us on our toes, and teach us things we didn't know about animals, about the world, about ourselves. Here's a small celebration of dogs in all their four-legged and furry glory.
P.S.: All the dogs photographed here were adopted through rescues or are currently with rescues and in search of forever homes. If you're looking for a dog of your own, there are many waiting in shelters all over the world.
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