Prepare for the cuteness: National Puppy Day is coming

National Puppy Day is March 23, 2017, a day to celebrate all things puppy, including cute puppy pics.
By Jennifer Hayes

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 aww. Enjoy!

Everyone loves puppies. It’s impossible to resist those charming faces, jelly bean toes, wiggly tails and even sweet puppy breath. But did you know there’s a special day dedicated to puppies? Though it should be every 24/7, when is National Puppy Day? Get ready because March 23 is the day to honor young pups, and we’re starting the celebration with some adorable images which should bring a smile to your day.

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Cute puppy holding a toy
I share my woobie with you.


Puppy giving a little girl kisses
The only thing better than puppy breath is puppy kisses.


Adorable puppy looking ornery
I hate Mondays.


Puppy being held and loved on by group of women
My favorite place: the center of attention.


Three black puppies
We’re the lesser known Three Tenors.


Group of puppies sleeping
What a day! We’re exhausted!


Puppy playing in the leaves
Worst treat ever!


Woman feeding a puppy a popsicle
My favorite: a pup-sicle.


Puppies hanging out together on the lawn
Wanna be my BFF?


Puppy running in the snow
Ooh, this white stuff is cold on ma toes!


Puppy looking up

Here’s looking at you, kid.


Two puppies running in the backyard
Tag ... you’re it.


Puppy having her belly tickled
Ooh, that tickles.

Photos by Best Friends staff