The upcoming Rio Olympics have been blighted by the specter of possible difficulty in the town, from pollution, to Zika virus, to security concerns, but nothing of that are important because, as usual, puppies fix everything.
At least that’s the letter the NBC Olympics social media squad transmitted the coming week where reference is posted a series of photos to Instagram and Facebook peculiarity your favorite Olympic athletes snuggling with the cutest puppies on the planet.
Included in the furry merriment are swimmers Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin, runner Allyson Felix, gymnasts Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas, football player Carli Lloyd, tennis musician Venus Williams and many others.
The cute photo op the result of a recent People Magazine photo shoot that used puppies held in Southern California animal shelters and provided byGood Dog Animals, according to NBC’s Clear the Shelters arrangement. Clear the Shelters is NBC’s initiative pairing 40 of the company’s television channel with roughly 700 animal shelters in the U.S. to facilitate drive pet approval on Saturday.
You can check out the full gallery of athletes posing with puppies on the NBC Olympics site.
Yezmin Thomas (@ yezminthomas) July 23, 2016
Now all this cute strength won’t help to protect the world-class athletes from the hopefully overblown concerns surrounding the Rio Olympics. But one good omen for the Rio Games: All the puppies in the photo shoot were later chosen, is in accordance with Good Dog Animals.