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PHOTOS: Happy National Dog Day!

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August 26 is National Dog Day apparently. If you ask me, every day should be National Dog Day! They truly are man's best friend they bring us so much joy and happiness on a daily basis. I don't always come home in the best mood, but as soon as I open the door, there's a smile on my face because my best friend is there to excitedly greet me! Most times she's genuinely excited to see me, but occasionally she's just trying to distract me from whatever mischief she's gotten herself into while I was gone. 

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In honor of National Dog Day, the social app NextDoor, which is sort of like a neighborhood watch app, has released the top dog names for the Spokane area (overall and by breed). "Bella" ranked as #1 nationally and here locally. The rest of the list shapes up like this: 

Top Dog Names in Spokane

  1. Bella
  2. Daisy
  3. Lucy
  4. Charlie
  5. Maggie
  6. Max
  7. Buddy
  8. Cooper
  9. Bailey
  10. Molly

Top names by breed:

  • Dachshund - Max
  • Shih Tzu - Buddy
  • Lab - Cooper
  • German Shepherd - Ozzie
  • Beagle - Cooper
  • Boxer - Maximus
  • Golden Retriever - Daisy
  • Chihuahua - Bailey
  • Mixed - Bella
  • Yorkshire Terrier - Boomer

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