spotlight 25 adorable dog photos for National Puppy Day Associated Press Mar 23, 2021 Mar 23, 2021 Updated May 14, 2021 0 National Puppy Day is March 23. Here are 25 adorable photos of dogs to brighten up your day. Dachshund puppy Samira, an 8-week-old Dachshund puppy, carries her water dish on June 18, 2018, in Wilmington, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) New Zealand tiny puppy Six-month-old Maltese pup Scooter sits dwarfed by a tea cup as owner Cheryl McKnight admires her tiny ball of fluff in Gisborne, New Zealand, on July 14, 2009. (AP Photo/Rebecca Grunwell) Puppies Samira, left, and Scarlett, 8-week-old Dachshund puppies, play in the grass June 18, 2018, in Wilmington, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Miniature Schnauzer A miniature schnauzer puppy is shown Feb. 18, 2001, in Spring, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Boy and puppy Will Farkas embraces a puppy during the first morning of a camp for children whose lives have been touched by cancer in South Russell, Ohio, on Aug. 1, 2005. Each of the 12 campers was given a puppy to take care of and socialize with during the week-long camp. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta) Golden retriever puppies A litter of seven golden retriever puppies trots across the lawn at Mountain View Kennels in Williamsburg, Pa., on Nov. 2, 2005. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Tiny puppy Beyonce, left, a Dachsund puppy vying for the title of World's Smallest Dog, is held with her mom Casey, a mixed Dachshund and Chihuahua, on March 28, 2012, in New York. Animal rescuers in Northern California say Beyonce was so small at birth that she could fit into a spoon. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) Puppy Bowl Puppies play during Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl in Silver Spring, Md. (AP Photo/Stephen J Boitano.) Iraq puppy Ratchet, a puppy from Iraq who was rescued by a soldier from Minnesota, rests after arriving at Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Va., on Oct. 20, 2008. The dog from Iraq arrived after a lengthy effort to reunite the pooch with the U.S. soldier who adopted him. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) Puppies Puppies Apple, left, and Curry tussle with a chew toy as they romp at ASPCA headquarters in New York on April 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) Five Legged Puppy In this photo taken on July 16, 2009, Lily, a Chihuahua terrier mix with five legs, licks a bowl in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/The Charlotte Observer, Jeff Siner) Puppy ride Draco, a golden retriever puppy, enjoys a ride on the shoulder of owner Cyrus Scribner of Middlesex, Vt., on Sept. 30, 2010. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot) Guess An animal control officer holds a puppy named Guess in Minneapolis on Feb. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) Labrador retriever Harbor, an 8-week-old Labrador retriever, takes a nap at the American Kennel Club headquarters in New York on March 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) French bulldog Pua, a 5-month-old French bulldog, poses for photographers at the American Kennel Club headquarters in New York on March 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) Labrador puppies Window shoppers look at a pair of Labrador puppies for sale at the Westside Pavilion Shopping Center in Los Angeles on Oct. 4, 2010. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, file) Chocolate lab puppy A chocolate lab puppy looks at the camera in New Hampshire in this Jan. 8, 2019, photo. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Puppy In this Jan. 8, 2019, photo, inmate Jonathan Ladson cuddles with a chocolate lab puppy at Merrimack County Jail in Boscawen, N.H. The New Hampshire jail is the first in the state to partner prisoners with the "Hero Pups" program to foster and train puppies with the goal of placing them with military veterans and first responders in need of support dogs. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Golden retriever puppies Officers introduce a litter of golden retriever puppies to be trained as police dogs during a skills presentation of the K-9 unit in La Paz, Bolivia, on April 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Juan Karita) Coonhound puppy Milo, a coonhound puppy born with "upside down paws," chews on a treat at his home at the Oliver and Friends Farm Rescue and Sanctuary in Luther, Okla., on Feb. 14, 2019. Milo was born with a congenital dislocation of both elbows that left his paws turned upside down. The condition was treated with surgery. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) Puppy A puppy is on display at a pet store in Columbia, Md., on Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) Puppies Puppies play in a cage at a pet store in Columbia, Md., on Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File) Shetland sheepdog Linda Eroh holds Sammy, a 12-year-old Shetland sheepdog, on Oct. 9, 2008, at her Douglassville, Pa., home. Eroh rescued Sammy from a puppy mill. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Iraq puppy Ratchet, a puppy from Iraq who was rescued by a soldier from Minnesota, rests on arrival at Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Va., on Oct. 20, 2008. The dog from Iraq has arrived after a lengthy effort to reunite the pooch with the U.S. soldier who adopted him. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) Petula Petula, a rescued pug, walks around during a rally on the front steps of the Statehouse in Indianapolis on April 23, 2009. A group of dog lovers called on lawmakers to regulate large-scale dog breeding operations in Indiana. 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