August 5 is Work Like a Dog Day — a day set aside to celebrate the people (and pups) who show true grit and refuse to quit until the job is done. To show our appreciation for these diligent canines, we’ve rounded up our favorite fan-submitted photos of hardworking dogs who do everything from detecting explosives to providing comfort and companionship at hospitals.
These amazing dogs prove that when someone says you’re "working like a dog," it’s a true compliment.
Major the Belgian Malinois loves to goof around, but he has a very serious and important job: He's an explosives detection dog.
a German Shepherd mix, is training to become a search and rescue dog with K9
Search and Rescue of Kansas.