11 Adventurous Pups for National Dog Day

Check out these travel-happy dogs.

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When you have a pup of your own, every day is National Dog Day, right? 

Well, in honor of today, declared National Dog Day, we wanted to pay homage to those furry friends of ours who never say no to a new adventure, whether it be by land or by sea. Because a dog really is the best travel companion you can have. 

We asked Travel Channel fans to share photos of their adventurous dogs with the hashtag #TravelChannelPups. Here's a sampling of the submissions, from paddle boarding pups to four-legged hikers.

First-Timers at the Grand Canyon

Island Dog in Saint Martin

Float Trip in Oregon

First Class Yorkie

Sitting Pretty Atop Portland's Elk Mountain

Pup Takes Portofino, Italy

Living the Dream in Laguna Beach

Corgi With a View at Germany's Tre Cime di Lavaredo

Coco Prince at Washington's Takhlakh Lake

Paddle Boards and Pups in New Orleans

The Best Traveling Shadow in the Badlands

Let this be your inspiration to take your own best friend on a great afternoon or sunset hike and get out and enjoy the day wherever you are.

Want more #TravelChannelPups after National Dog Day? Keep submitting photos of your adventurous dogs by using the hashtag on Instagram! 

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