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MADDIE'S 20TH BIRTHDAY
The WNBA's New York Liberty had a lot to celebrate on May 21st, not only did the team have a game against the Los Angeles Sparks, the team's adorable doggie mascot turned 20.
Maddie the mutt mascot rung in the landmark birthday with her team, tons of fans, a custom birthday cake from Baked by Melissa and plenty of adorable pooches.
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HUDSON THE GOLDENDOODLE
The always adorable and grinning Instagram star was on-site to celebrate with Maddie. These two are practically twins!
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TACO THE CITY DOG
A fellow New York City canine, Taco, helped the mascot enjoy the festivities, which included face painting, cake and a giant birthday card.
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SAMSON THE DOOD
Samson the Instragram pup was also on the court at Madison Square Garden to make sure there were enough smiles to go around.
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These furry social media stars weren't the only dogs at the birthday bash. Animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society brought along several shelter pups to spread information about adoption.
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SUGAR AND ROXY
The first 5,000 fans to arrive at the birthday basketball game received a special promotional calendar featuring shots of Liberty players and coaches with adoptable dogs, like NY guard Sugar Rodgers with Roxy the 2-year-old Chihuahua.
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LINDSEY WITH PRINGLES AND LIZZY
Three-year-old miniature poodle Lizzy, posing with NY Liberty guard Lindsey Harding, is a natural calendar model thanks to her “go with the flow” attitude.
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CAROLYN AND PORK CHOP
NY Liberty center Carolyn Swords partnered up with Staffordshire bull terrier mix Pork Chop, who is always in a good mood.
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KIAH AND RUSTY
You know what puts us in a good mood? Almost all of the Best Friend Animal Society dogs featured in the calendar have found homes, including Rusty who is seen here with player Kiah Stokes.