Riley was adopted from North Shore Animal League in 2009.

What’s Trending: National Puppy Day

If you’ve visited any of your social media accounts today, chances are you’ve seen the hashtag #NationalPuppyDay. National Puppy Day is the top trending topic on twitter with 237,000 tweets and counting, as of 3pm ET.

The brainchild of Pet and Lifestyle expert Colleen Paige, National Puppy Day was founded in 2006 and now enjoys international popularity on social media. Be part of today’s trend and post a photo of your four-legged friend! Even better, use today as the perfect excuse to adopt a dog from a shelter near you.