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Half a million dog photos shared on single Facebook page... but why?

Half a million dogs!

TAKE A LOOK at these guys:

Photos from Mollie Matt Nelson's post - Mollie Matt Nelson | Facebook Buffie, the 10-year-old black lab from North Carolina Source: Facebook

This is Ozzie from Delaware and this is how he ... Ozzie from Delaware, having a snooze Source: Facebook

Hi Anthony give to Eddie a high five from Hungary Eddie, giving a high five from Hungary Source: Facebook

Briana Herron - Photos from Briana Herron's post | Facebook Bo the puppy from West Virginia Source: Facebook

They’re pretty great, right?

These pets’ pictures have all been shared on a Facebook page set up to cheer up a 16-year-old boy in Arizona, undergoing treatment for lymphoblastic leukemia.

Friends of Anthony Lyons’ family set up the page as a supplement to the canine therapy he’s been receiving while in hospital.

So far over half a million photos have been shared on the page, and more than 840,ooo people have shown their support.

So, if you’ve got a bit of time and need some cheering up yourself, or maybe you’d like to share your own precious pooch, just click.

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