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National Dog Day: Your brilliant pictures of ‘your best friend’

We all know the saying ‘every dog has its day’ and, what do you know, dogs ARE having their own day today as it’s National Dog Day!

As a nation of dog lovers we knew there were some amazing Welsh dogs out there – and you didn’t disappoint with your brilliant pictures. In fact we’ve been innundated – so look out for more tomorrow!

 

Shanks from Caernarfon

We have had Shanks for two weeks, says Rhian from Caernarfon. He is a cross between a Labrador and Bull Mastiff. He's very playful and loves to chew on anything and everything.

Owner RHIAN says: “We have had Shanks for two weeks. He is a cross between a Labrador and Bull Mastiff. He’s very playful and loves to chew on anything and everything.”

Douglass from Abercarn

Douglass from Abercarn

Owner NEIL says: “He’s very friendly and always up for a walk!”

Jazz from Barry

Jazz from Barry

Jazz is a Great Pyrenean mountain dog. “Jazz just turned 1 in August and quite often gets mistake for a polar bear from little children becuase of her size,” say her owners WAYNE and HAYLEY. “Jazz really likes to bury bones everywhere, chase butterflies, lots of belly rubs and bark at sketchy leaves.”

Merv from Merthyr Tydfil

Merv from Merthyr Tydfil

Owner CATHERINE says: “Here is Merv. He turned two on Sunday and he loves pinching shoes and sleeping on them after a morning walk and a full stomach of food.”

Zico from Rhiwbina

Zico from Rhiwbina

Owner CHLOE says: “Zico is a miniature Schnauzer. He is very lucky to be here after his unfortunate start to life. His favourite things to do are play fighting with his toy tiger and eating cottage cheese with carrot.”

Even more great pictures of your gorgeous dogs

Phillip from Porth

Phillip from Porth

Owner LYNSEY says: “This is Phillip. He is three years old and is completely adorable. When me and my husband decided not to have children we got a little Yorkie and named him after my late father-in-law, Phillip. He’s got a rather wicked personality and is quite cheeky at times, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. He brightens our day and is always on hand for a kiss and a cwtch! X”

Lola from Cwmcarn

Lola from Cwmcarn

Owner TRACY says: “Lola is a German Shepherd cross Malamute. Her interests are eating, shedding hair and bullying her big sister Weiler (the cat!)”

Pepper from Taffs Well

Pepper from Taffs Well

Owner CATRIN says: “Pepper was a rescue dog taken in by my Grandfather. When my Grandfather passed away a couple of months ago he came to live with us and has settled in nicely. Pepper is 13 and we all love him very much.”

Bob Dunn from Cilfynydd

Bob Dunn from Cilfynydd

Owner BLEDDYN says: “Bob was a rescue, from Friends of the Animals. He was dumped in a cardboard box with safety pins through his ears, his tail had been illegally docked and he had a prolapse. After lots of love and care Bob Dunn is an absolute character and a very loved member of our family! Bob’s favourite thing to do is dive into fresh-run baths! His antics can be viewed on his very own Facebook page!”

The four-legged friends looking for a forever home

Hwla from Aberarth

Hwla from Aberarth

Owner GRACE says: “Hwla is the funniest, friendliest and most affectionate little whippet who has helped me fight illness by taking me out for daily walks and being by my side every day! Here she is on her 3rd birthday, love you Hwla! xxx.”

Poppy from Doncaster

Poppy from Doncaster

Owner MYLENE says: ” Poppy is a feisty protector of our house. She is four years old and has helped our little family get through immense grief of losing a son and brother. A very loving animal with so much energy as anyone who meets her will tell you. She has kept us going with her natural doggy enthusiasm and natural smile x.”

Pebble and Smudge from Chepstow

Pebble and Smudge

Owner CHRIS says: “Pebble is an 8-year-old Jack Russell cross while Smudge is a Cockapoo. Pebble is a typical, feisty Jack Russell while Smudge enjoys a lot of fuss.”

‘Archie loves food but never barks’

Harley from Pontypridd

Harley from Pontypridd

Owner HELEN says: “Harley’s fun, full of life and loves football! He’s coming up to three and I’ve had him since he was a puppy.”

RELATED: 29 dog-friendly pubs in South Wales where you can take your pooch for a drink

Sprout from Church Village

Sprout from Church Village

Owner ANDREW says: “Sprout was a rescue dog from Bridgend and he’s been in the family for several years. We wouldn’t be without him.”

Even more of your gorgeous dogs

RELATED: Where to take your dog in Cardiff – places to stay, eat… and go walkies


THANKS EVERYONE FOR SENDING IN YOUR GREAT PICTURES

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