Bow to Wow: Celebrate July Fourth with a pet adoption

It's our final June installment of Bow to Wow, and today we're getting ready to celebrate the Fourth of July!

We have a stellar group of animals guaranteed to light up your hearts like fireworks in the sky, including four adorable dogs and one fabulous feline from Animal Care and Control of NYC.

First, we present George Washington (George for short), a 3-year-old cocker spaniel mix with an overabundance of love to give — and quite the full head of hair.

Speaking of a smoochy pooch, meet Gracie, a Lhasa apso mix, who is as sweet as sugar and just wants to snooze in your lap. Then we have 2-year-old Irish terrier mix Cody: He is as cute as a button.

Next we have a cuddly calico cat named Independence, Indy for short. And finally, an angelic 1-year-old Chihuahua named Booda who only wants to nuzzle up to you.

These are five wonderful animals, hoping to find their way into the perfect, loving homes. How about yours?