PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It was a special day for all the adoptable dogs at the Pennsylvania SPCA.

August 1 is universally known as “Dogust First,” and the PSPCA used the day to honor all its furry friends looking for a home.

READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Week Starts With Muggy Conditions Before Cold Front Arrives

The day is meant to celebrate the birthdays of rescue dogs, since their actual dates of birth are unknown. North Shore Animal League in New York created the celebration.

READ MORE: Philadelphia Officer Hit By Car In Tioga Section

For a list of adoptable dogs at the Pennsylvania SPCA, click here.

MORE NEWS: Encampment Outside University City Townhomes Refuses To Budge, Despite Court Order Demanding Them To Move Out