(KFVS) - Cuddle up with your favorite pup, March 23 is National Puppy Day.
Created to celebrate the pure love humans get from their four-legged friends, National Puppy Day also brings awareness to the need for care of and homes for orphaned pups.
The day also served as a time to educate people about the horrors of puppy mills across the country according to the National Day Calendar.
National Puppy Day was founded in 2006 by Pet Lifestyle Expert, Animal Behaviorist and Author, Colleen Paige. Paige is also the founder of National Dog Day and National Cat Day.