Celebrate National Black Dog Day 2016

Need a cure for the Monday blues? Our photo feature is here to help provide a brief diversion from your workday routine with a small dose of squee, wow and awwww. Enjoy!

What is National Black Dog Day? Sadly, black animals are often overlooked when people are looking to adopt a new pet. National Black Dog Day, which falls on October 1 each year, brings public awareness to this issue and puts the spotlight on some dogs who would otherwise go unnoticed and unappreciated, simply because they’re dark-colored.

Enjoy some pictures that shine the light on the beauty and personality of some of the Sanctuary’s black dogs. And if you see someone you like that’s great, remember that all the photos feature adoptable pups.

Adopt a black or mostly black dog from Best Friends

Archie is available for adoption
Ooh yeah, that’s the spot!
Archie is available for adoption.

Bayley is available for adoption
My eyes may not see, but my heart has 20/20 vision!
Bayley is available for adoption.

Caffrey is available for adoption
Wanna play?
Caffrey is available for adoption.

Carson is available for adoption
Did I hear a cheese wrapper?
Carson is available for adoption.

Chaplin is available for adoption
Just like Taylor Swift, I shake it off.
Chaplin is available for adoption.

Coach is available for adoption
I may have gray hair, but I’m not ready for retirement.
Coach is available for adoption.

 

Kenya is available for adoption
High five
Kenya is available for adoption.

Levi is available for adoption
Wow, that has to be the biggest ball I’ve ever seen!
Levi is available for adoption.

Lincoln is available for adoption
A smile a day keeps the veterinarian away.
Lincoln is available for adoption.

Moogan is available for adoption
Ha-ha — just try to keep up with me.
Moogan is available for adoption.

Orville is available for adoption
Loving this walk, but looking forward to the cookie at the end
Orville is available for adoption.

Prancer is available for adoption
Look into my eyes. You are getting sleepy. Now, hand over the treats.
Prancer is available for adoption.

 

Raisin is available for adoption
I’m king of the world!
Raisin is available for adoption.

 

Sergeant Simon is available for adoption
Dinner’s still three hours away? Sigh.
Sargeant Simon is available for adoption.

Dillinger is available for adoption
My tongue’s so long, it just won’t stay in my mouth.
Dillinger is available for adoption.

Photos by Best Friends staff

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