National Dog Day: Celebrate man’s best friend

(Photos: KRON4 Viewers)

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – Give your pooch an extra smooch Friday because it’s National Dog Day!

To honor our four-legged friends, KRON4 wants to share pictures of our viewers pups.

According to, the holiday was founded to celebrate all dogs and to raise awareness on the amount of dogs that are in need of being rescued each year.

The holiday also “ …acknowledges family dogs and dogs that work selflessly each day to save lives, keep us safe and bring comfort.”

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Some interesting dog facts:

According to, men who own a Golden Retriever have the most success in the dating world. While women who own bulldogs have the most success. also found women are about 20 percent more attracted to men who have a dog.

Top 5 Dog Loving States:
1. Colorado
2. New Hampshire
3. Vermont
4. Minnesota
5. Washington

Top 5 dog breeds mentioned on Match profiles:
1. Golden Retriever 22.99%
2. Labrador Retriever 20.60%
3. Terrier 9.45%
4. Boxer 6.72%
5. Bulldog 6.32%

Top male dog names:
1. Bailey (2*)
2. Max (3*)
3. Charlie (6*)
4. Buddy (8*)

Top female dog names:
1. Bella (1*)
2. Lucy (4*)
3. Molly (5*)
4. Daisy (7*)

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