PAWesome: Today is National Dog Appreciation Day!

Posted at 11:13 AM, Aug 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-26 11:13:34-04

Today is going to be a PAWesome day, because it's National Dog Appreciation Day!

According to a national dog appreciation survey, Michigan ranks 12th for most dog happy U.S. state.

The survey, compiled by Milo's Kitchen, surveyed 3,000 dog parents to determine how regularly they engage in thankful, grateful and loving behaviors with their dogs, like petting them, and buying them gifts.

The top 25 dog happy states are as follows:

1. California
2. New York
3. Washington
4. Tennessee
5. Florida
6. Massachusetts
7. Texas
8. Missouri
9. Ohio
10. Arizona
11. Pennsylvania
12. Michigan
13. New Hampshire
14. Kentucky
15. Montana
16. Colorado
17. Louisiana
18. North Dakota
19. Illinois
20. Delaware
21. Kansas
22. Wisconsin
23. Alabama
24. Virginia
25. Arkansas

Email us a picture of your dog to We'll use them in an online gallery.

Read more about the survey here.