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In Honor Of National Dog Day, Please Enjoy These Adorable Pups

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<strong>Baxter is riveted by NPR. He also likes ice cubes, cats and mommy's socks. </strong>Baxter's human is Barry Gordemer, a senior producer for <em>Morning Edition.</em>
Barry Gordemer

Baxter is riveted by NPR. He also likes ice cubes, cats and mommy's socks. Baxter's human is Barry Gordemer, a senior producer for Morning Edition.

Happy National Dog Day!

Especially during the pandemic our pets have valiantly served as our work-from-home supervisors, jogging buddies, occasional zoom guest stars and all-around best friends.

So in celebration of National Dog Day, let us introduce you to some of Morning Edition's radiant pups for your enjoyment (and let's be honest — ours too!)

Baxter, 4 months

Drew, 8

Jason, (RIP)

Gugli, 15 months

Oscar, 14

Ghost, 9

Roxi, 1 & Echo, 15

Ginger, (RIP)

Teddy, 11

Bello, 3 & Izzy, 8

Mak, 5

Bradley, 5

Podrick, 2

Ruby, 8 months

Honorary Mention:

Nipper, ~ 50 years young

Nipper is NPR's unofficial mascot, "goodest boy", news hound and office pet. Nipper likes to frequent the dog park next to NPR's Washington, D.C. HQ.

Here's a video from one of his (pre-pandemic) visits.

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And in case this is not enough adorable public radio pups — our friends at NPR Extra have an extensive thread featuring NPR doggos that is sure to bring you joy!


Cat people: National Cat Day is Oct. 29. Mark your calendars!

This story originally appeared on the Morning Edition live blog.

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