National Dog Day: Michigan's favorite breeds, how to celebrate your pup

Take a trip to the All Things Marketplace in Corktown on Friday, where Detroit Dog Rescue will be on from 3-7 p.m. in honor of National Dog Day.

Rescue dogs will be available to meet, pet, adopt and head home with great families.

To help the neighborhood non-profit, a no-kill dog shelter, and its initiatives to rescue train

From emotional support puppies to famous Dearborn dogs, Michigan has an array of backgrounds for the holiday and plenty of ways to celebrate.

Here's all you need to know about National Dog Day:

National Dog Day is Aug. 26 every year, initially created in 2004 by pet and family lifestyle advocate Colleen Paige

The holiday's mission is to celebrate dogs, raise awareness about the number of dogs in shelters, and encourage adoption. 

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