It's National Puppy Day and we've found the cutest puppy in central New York.

After receiving hundreds of puppy nominations, we narrowed it down to the top 39. You voted and after more than a thousand votes the cutest puppy is...

Jackson

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It was a close race. Jackson, who's owner is Lauren Heiman, edged out Zoey by just 5 votes. You can check out the Top 10 cutest puppies in central New York below.

National Puppy Day was the idea of Celebrity Pet & Home Lifestyle Expert and Author, Colleen Paige that began in 2006.

You can celebrate by adopting a pet from Rome Humane Society or Stevens Swan Humane Society, donate to a local shelter or have a puppy party. See more ways to celebrate at NationalPuppyDay.com.

Top 10 Cutest Central New York Puppies


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