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Dogs on Capitol Hill? We’ve got some good photos for National Dog Day

We bring you some of our favorite photos of dogs at the Capitol

Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., poses with Riggins, a Welsh Terrier, and Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., poses with her office’s chief morale officer, a Mini Goldendoodle named Carmela, at the Bipawtisan Howliday event in the Rayburn House Office Building on December 10, 2018. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

National Dog Day is celebrated every year on August 26th. And since we know everyone loves photos of dogs in the Capitol, here are some of our favorites as the dog days of summer come to an end.

UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 4: Former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge looks down as Sully, former US President George H. W. Bush's service dog, visits the Capitol Rotunda as the former president lies in state Tuesday, December 4, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sully, former U.S. President George H.W. Bush’s service dog, looks up at former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge while they pay their respects as the former president lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda on December 4, 2018. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 26: U.S. Capitol Police walk through the Capitol after conducting a security sweep in advance of a visit by King Abdullah II Queen Rania of Jordan on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
U.S. Capitol Police walk through the Capitol after conducting a security sweep in advance of a visit by King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan on June 26, 2018. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 13: Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., leaves the House Republican Conference meeting at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington with his dog Pepper on Wednesday morning, June 13, 2018. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., leaves the House Republican Conference meeting at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington with his wife’s dog Pepper on June 13, 2018. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 31: Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., poses with the Game of Thrones dogs during his Halloween dog parade on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., poses with the Game of Thrones dogs during his Halloween dog parade in the Hart Senate Office Building on Oct. 31, 2017. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - JULY 19: Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., right, lobbies Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., to vote for Tillis' boston terrier "Tilly" in the cutest dog on the hill contest as they cross paths in the Senate subway on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., right, lobbies Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., to vote for Tillis’ boston terrier “Tilly” in the cutest dog on the hill contest as they cross paths in the Senate subway on July 19, 2017. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 15: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., talks with counsel Ayesha Khanna and her dog JoJo, in the Ohio Clock Corridor, December 15, 2016. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Former Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., talks with counsel Ayesha Khanna and her dog JoJo in the Ohio Clock Corridor on December 15, 2016. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 23: A dog takes in the sights of a snow covered Capitol campus while riding by in an SUV along Constitution Ave past the U.S. Capitol on Saturday morning, Jan. 223, 2016. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A dog takes in the sights of a snow-covered Capitol campus while riding by in an SUV along Constitution Ave past the Capitol on  Jan. 23, 2016. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

 

UNITED STATES - JULY 30: Former Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., pets "Chiffon" during the ASPCA's Fourth Annual Paws for Celebration pet adoption event in Cannon Building, July 30, 2015. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Former Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., pets “Chiffon” during the ASPCA’s Fourth Annual Paws for Celebration pet adoption event in Cannon House Office Building on July 30, 2015. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., walks with his wife Victoria and his dogs Sunny and Splash to a celebration honoring his return to the Senate after he had been away recovering from brain surgery, November 17, 2008.
Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., walks with his wife Victoria and his dogs Sunny and Splash to a celebration honoring his return to the Senate after he had been away recovering from brain surgery on November 17, 2008. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

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