30 Dogs Who Are Very Excited for the "Pawlidays"

And you thought you were pumped...

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To some extent, every day is Christmas to dogs, because every day is the best day ever. Still, even if they don't understand the significance behind any of the holidays we celebrate this time of year, they know that something is up, and they are very excited about it. The humans are putting up decorations and gathering around family and friends. The number of nights that they want to spend curled up on the couch watching a movie that features a rotund gentleman in a red suit is increasing. Strangers are kinder, more generous, and even more up for giving belly rubs than usual. And the chances of getting table scraps during a veritable feast are at an all-time high.

Dogs live by the creed of, "I don't know what you're doing but I love you and want to be involved." So, when the humans are happy, the puppers are happy too. And if you want to make even more very good pups happy. check out these 30 Dogs Who Need a Home for Christmas.

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Santa Corg

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Winston the White Corgi knows if you've been naughty or nice, and he's leaning towards nice. For more on why corgis are the best, check out 50 Corgi Facts That Will Make You Want a Corgi.

2
Samson the Doodle

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Can you even tell him apart from the stuffed versions of himself?

3
Finley the Maltipoo

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There is no better stocking stuffer.

4
Louie the Golden

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Fun fact: this is what Rudolph originally looked like.

5
Princess Peach

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Santa is real. Just check out The Most Hilarious Letters to Santa of All Time.

6
Hugo and Luisa

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They're just trying to help decorate the tree.

7
Nala the Golden Retriever

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She's dreaming of a white Christmas for sure.

8
Doug the Pug

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He's excited. He's just hiding it well.

9
Wraggles the Mini Bernedoodle

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It's hard to tell who is happier in this photo.

10
Schmitt

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Because sprinkle snoots beat glitter beards any day.

11
Bobby the Boxer

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Look at this majestic Christmas floof.

12
Minidood Leo

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All he wants for Christmas is cuddles.

13
Toast

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This pretty lady would make an excellent addition to Santa's team.

14
Kanna

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Kanna the Husky is looking mighty sharp for the holidays.

15
Frankie

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There will be no coal in his stockings on Christmas Eve.

16
Betty

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Words to live by.

17
Marnie the Dog

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That face when you get to celebrate the holidays with a stuffed best friend who looks just like you.

18
Norbet

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Someone's feeling festive.

19
Agador

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Agador and Little Freddie Tinkles are fully in the spirit.

20
Thor

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He is the world's most elegant reindeer.

21
Manny

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MannytheFrenchie/Instagram

Presents, you say?

22
Topi

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It's never too early to start wearing Christmas pajamas.

23
Sally

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Sally is *so* over Santa but come Christmas morning she'll be singing a different tune.

24
Dooney and Bourke

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Santa's little helpers are ready for action!

25
Chloe the Dalmatian

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Chloe is sending Santa a letter asking to please disregard the toilet paper she's eaten because otherwise she's a very good girl.

26
Sabrina

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Gotta love it when the whole family dresses up.

27
Zola

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She looks so fetch she could be on the cover of a magazine.

28
Winter

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He needs to protect his boys while they read by the Christmas tree.

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Kaiya

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Christmas is coming and she knows it.

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Gideon and Blue

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At the end of the day, all you need this holiday season is your best friend. And for more reasons why you should keep puppers around, at all times, here are 25 Photos Proving Dogs Are the Best Co-Workers.

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Diana Bruk
Diana is a senior editor who writes about sex and relationships, modern dating trends, and health and wellness. Read more
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