National Dog Day is annually celebrated on August 26th. In honor of this very special day, here are few  things you can do for your special four-legged friend. According to National Dog Day.com you can:

1. Adopt a dog from your local shelter. You can also volunteer at your local shelter and offer to walk a dog or anything else they may need help with.

2. . Make a donation to your local shelter.  Food, blankets or toys would be ideal.

3.  Celebrate National Dog Day with your friends and their dogs.

4. Buy a fun toy or two for your best friend.

5. Take your dog for a run on the beach. After beach hours of course.

6. Offer to walk an elderly neighbor's pooch.

7. Brush and pamper your four-legged friend.