Last week, Brit + Co teamed up with @DogsofInstagram in pursuit of the most patriotic, freedom-loving pups, because, of course, we love dogs! Dogs dressed as fireworks, Star Wars dogs, frankly, any sort of dogs in costumes all have a place in our hearts. Well, the response to our call was overwhelming, and so was the level of cuteness and red-white-and-blueness. See for yourself, as you scroll through our 35 most patriotic pooches:

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“This is my favorite spot to paws and reflect on life.”

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We’ll just turn our cheek and pretend this adorable pup isn’t chewing on those patriotic Chucks. He’s just kissing them.

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“YOU said we were going to the park…”

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A puppy? A teddy bear? Not sure.

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The face of a true re-pug-lican.

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We should sing about Golden Doodles. Yankee Doodle is soooo 18th century.

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You’re a true dog person when you exclude family members from the family photo. (And that’s totally okay!)

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This Doodle always feels the need to one-up its neighbors.

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“You’re not taking me out like this, though, right?”

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#MessyHairDontCare

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Pug Life, represent.

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“Sorry guys; I’m not signing paw-tographs today.”

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“Forget the land of the free — I’m from the land of the fabulous!”

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“There was mention of hot dogs at the cookout, so yeah, I gussied up.”

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This gorgeous pup IS the star of that spangled banner!

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Siberian is just in the name — these two are totes American and proud!

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“I sat. I stayed. This doesn’t feel like freedom to me, guys.”

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That’s so fetch.

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Yo dog, I heard you like stars and stripes! So we made you wear stars and stripes in front of some stars and stripes!

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“Today is the day he lets me drive; I can FEEL it.”

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“One flag, one land, one heart, one hand… with a treat in it, I hope!”

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This Frenchie just unleashed its inner fashionista!

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Nothing says “freedom” like letting it all hang out.

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“I’m afraid this spiked headband doesn’t look as intimidating as the spiked collar.”

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Standing tall for the land of the treats, home of the brave.

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“We woke up like this.

#nofilter #nomakeup”

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This is about as pup-triotic as it gets!

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This is what’s hot at American Apparel this summer.

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That feeling when it’s Fourth of July weekend and the neighborhood smells like BBQ…

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Some dogs think they are human; others take it a step further and think they are Uncle Sam.

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“I don’t always wear flashy accessories, but when I do, it’s because there are milk bones in the deal.”

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“Hey, guys! Maybe I should run for president? LAWLZ.”

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“I pledge allegiance to this kong…”

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The shoes don’t have to match the rest of the attire. You know why? FREEDOM. That’s why.

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“Baby, I’m a firework!”

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