It’s Independence Day — and we’re celebrating our freedom and everything American. Before you light up the grill or head out to catch the fireworks, take a moment to check out these fun photos of patriotic pups. We hope you have a wonderful holiday and, as always, remember to keep your pets safe.

Lux (left) and Barron (right) are proud (and make us proud) to be Americans.

Lux and Barron show off their patriotism

With his red, white and blue hat, glasses and lei, Romeo is ready to strut his stuff this Fourth of July.

Dog in red, white and blue.

Sydney’s patriotism makes us want to sing "The Stars and Stripes Forever."

Sydney the Australian Shepherd carries the flag

Boss knows what it takes to look his best on the Fourth: an all-American, star-spangled bow tie.

Who needs fireworks when you can just look at Porter’s dazzling attire?

Porter the Labrador/Rhodesian Ridgeback mix shows off his patriotism

Maggie May is excited about entering her local Fourth of July "Mutt Strut." We hope she wins!

Fritzy is all smiles as he shows off his American flag bandana.