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It's National Hug Your Dog Day!

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April 10th is a day dedicated to something you probably do multiple times within every 24-hour span: hug your dog. According to a new survey of U.S. dog owners, 68% of respondents said that they actually hug their pups more often than the people in their lives. 
How much do we love grabbing onto our furry friends? 30 percent of those surveyed said they hug their dogs more than their relatives -- and 26 percent said that the hug their dogs more than their best friends.

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It' easy to celebrate Hug Your Dog Day. All you have to do to (officially) participate is join Beneful's Virtual Hug Fest on Benefel's Facebook page. Sharing a photo, tweeting and using Instagram are all ways to hug and will score you a Beneful Baked Delights coupon, while supplies last.
Modern Family's  Eric Stonestreet and his 12-year-old rescue dog Coleman Hawkins kicked off the festivities here:
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