Every dog has it’s day, as the old saying goes.
And that’s literally true on August 26 – National Dog Day – which a slew of celebrities honored with Instagram snaps of their beloved canine companions.
Younger star Hilary Duff, 31, shared a shot of herself cuddling her golden retriever Izzy with the hashtag nationaldogday.
Furry friend: Younger star Hilary Duff, 31, shared a shot of herself cuddling her golden retriever Izzy on Monday, National Dog Day
Katy Perry dressed up in a pale green satin gown for her snap that showed her with her incredibly cute teacup poodle Nugget who is so small he fits under the 24-year-old hitmaker’s chin.
Katy captioned the snap: ‘Just some #SmallTalk on #InternationalDogDay with @missnuggetperry. See you at The Mutt Ball, where we make fetch happen, on Friday, August 30.’
Meanwhile, Sarah Hyland, 28 posted four snaps of the cuties she and her beau Wells Adams share, all captioned: ‘Every day is #nationaldogday in the Hyland/Adams household.
In one black and white shot the Modern Family star wears a beautiful lace dress as she sits next to her chocolate Labrador, Boo .
Puppy love: Katy Perry, 24, dressed up in a pale green satin gown for her snap that showed her with her tiny teacup poodle Nugget nestled next to her face as a plush poodle looked on
Dog days: Sarah Hyland, 28 posted four snaps of the cuties she and her beau Wells Adams share, all captioned: ‘Every day is #nationaldogday in the Hyland/Adams household.
Lazy days: The Modern Family star snuggled up to Wells Adams’ bloodhound Carl
In another, she cuddles up to 35-year-old Wells Adams’ bloodhound Carl as they lay on a bed together.
Bachelor Nation alum Wells, 35, got in on the doggy love, scratching Sarah’s little white terrier. And finally he hugged Boo and Sarah as she kissed her beloved pooch.
Katherine Schwarzenegger, 29, who recently married Chris Pratt, shared a snap of the other love of her life, her pooch Mav.
Fur goodness sake: Bachelor Nation alum Wells, 35, got in on the doggy love, scratching Sarah’s little white terrier
Hang dog expression: Wells hugged Boo and Sarah as she kissed her beloved pooch
Barbara Streisand lay on a pink sofa with her two white Coton De Tulear fluff balls , Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett to celebrate their special day.
The pair are actually clones of her dog Samantha who passed away in 2017.
Medical show host Dr. Oz, 59, shared a snap of himself kneeling down to put his arms around his two grandchildren, Philomena Jovanovic, five, and Jovan, three, as his yellow Labrador looked on.
Babs and her pooches: Barbra Streisand looked very youthful in this image with her little ones
‘Happy #InternationalDogDay Khaleesi!’ he wrote in the caption. ‘She definitely does not want the kids to head back to school.’
Captain America Chris Evans showed off his soft side in a photo of him and and his rescue dog, Dodger.
The pup is on his back snoozing under the 38-year-old actor’s arm as Chris half smiles at the camera.
National Dog Day was founded in 2004 by Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate, Colleen Paige.
It celebrates all breeds, pure and mixed, and helps galvanize the public to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year,