Adorable dogs and puppies flooded social media Saturday as people shared posts tagged #NationalPuppyDay, including businesses and even government organizations.
National Puppy Day was created in 2006 to promote pet adoption, raise awareness about puppy mills and "to celebrate the magic and unconditional love that puppies bring to our lives," according to the National Puppy Day website.
Around noon Saturday, National Puppy Day was trending on Twitter with more than 14,000 tweets. And in total, Instagram reports more than 4 million #NationalPuppyDay posts.
It's safe to say that social media is filled with photos of cute puppies:
And also cute videos:
#NationalPuppyDay seems like a great excuse for a puppy pile-on – featuring our future life-changers at our National Breeding Centre 🤗— Guide Dogs (@guidedogs) March 23, 2019
[Visual description: the video shows a group of guide dog puppies having fun in the sun, before they crawl on our intrepid reporter, Phoebe.] pic.twitter.com/CfetbcsnoD
These very good pups are ready to be adopted:
Even government agencies are sharing puppy pics:
Though they may not be puppies anymore, the #FBI’s Crisis Response Canines, Wally & Gio, and all our FBI pups, work hard every day to keep us safe and offer help to victims and family members of victims of crime. https://t.co/8zymsTcEJ6 #NationalPuppyDay pic.twitter.com/fA5u5rL7J4— FBI (@FBI) March 23, 2019
Happy #NationalPuppyDay! 🐶— U.S. Dept of Defense (@DeptofDefense) March 23, 2019
Whether they grow up to be military working dogs or family members, these small bundles of fur bring joy to military families all over the world, like this little one rescued from Super Typhoon Yutu in 2018. 🐾 #KnowYourMil pic.twitter.com/zmerIMI4i3
And, for good measure, the hashtag is spreading some adorable public service announcements:
🐾 🐶 For #NationalPuppyDay - here are some #DrivingSafety tips:— PA Department of Transportation (@PennDOTNews) March 23, 2019
✔️ Slow down.
✔️ Be alert.
✔️ Be patient.
✔️ Increase following distance.
We want everyone to arrive at their destinations safely and to go home to their furry friends. #DriveSafely #PuppyDay pic.twitter.com/M4i3UfGkyS
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: It's #NationalPuppyDay. Here are some of the very good pups taking over the internet