There's A Facebook Page Dedicated To The Dogs UPS Drivers Meet

To some people, the constant flurry of dogs appearing in their Facebook, Instagram and Twitter feeds might be a bit annoying. But come on, though: dogs are brilliant. It's just science.

We've got pages dedicated to the joy pups bring, like Dog Personalities, Cool Dog Group, and there's even a book coming out celebrating the excellence of pub dogs (spoiler: turns out they're excellent). Another glorious page has been uncovered though, and it's dedicated to the dogs UPS drivers meet during their working day.

The aptly-named UPS Dogs is a community where the delivery drivers can share the furry friends they come across - just another way of spreading a bit of joy in our lives.

Forty-one-year-old Sean McCarren is the man to thank, according to Huffington Post - after 17 years behind a UPS wheel he's obviously made a great number of canine pals.

"When you're running into dogs all the time, it creates a bond when you see them every day," he told HuffPost. "It's cool to meet some of the same dogs on the route, because they know who you are and they are excited to see you."

Eventually he managed to get around 30 other drivers to contribute to helping run the page, with a lot more sending in their submissions, all obviously understanding the need for people to see dog selfies.

"It took a couple years for me to connect with drivers all around," Sean added. "The appeal is that it's all positive, not negative. There's no views of what people think about this or that, just dogs and an occasional cat, donkey, turtle or bird."

He continued: "This page also shows the relationship we have with the community and the impact we have on other people's families. It also shows how awesome the drivers are."

There are downsides to having a regular route full of loveable doggos, however - once a relationship is built with them, it becomes all the more heartbreaking when they eventually pass away.

"I've lost a couple dogs on my route," the 41-year-old added. "And I always update the page with that information. So do other drivers.

"The biggest fear is forgetting to buy a new box of dog biscuits when you run out. If you forget it's tough saying, 'Sorry!'"

God bless you Sean, and God bless dogs.

Featured Image Credit: UPS Dogs

Mark McGowan

Mark is a journalist at LADbible, who joined in 2015 after a year as a freelance writer. In the past he blogged for independent football fan channel Redmen TV, after graduating from Staffordshire University with degrees in journalism and English literature. He has worked on campaigns such as UOKM8? and IIOC.

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