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Happy National Dog Day!

Posted at 5:19 AM, Aug 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-26 07:29:07-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- We honor moms, dads, grandmothers and grandfathers, so why not the family pooch, too! Monday, Aug. 26 is National Dog Day! It was created back in 2004, according to, by Colleen Paige, who happens to be a pet lifestyle expert and author.

While some dogs have a “fur-ever home”, others sit in limbo at the Humane Society of West Michigan. Supplies to care for these animals have recently reached very low levels including things like: food, chew toys, treats, bleach and much more. To find out how you can help out, check out