Let's face it: This week hasn't been easy on America.

Through loss and heartbreak, however, heroes have emerged. Which makes us think about our own homegrown heroes in town.

Our friends at Grateful Dogs Rescue are the perfect example, working tirelessly to save the lives of animals about to be euthanized by fostering and finding permanent homes for them.

During difficult times, it's important to turn to sources of comfort. And one of the biggest sources of comfort can be man's best friend.

Take a look at some of the sweet pups available for adoption below, and remember that even in the worst of times, there are reasons to be grateful:

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  • Ace

  • Beethoven

  • Buttercup

  • Carly

  • Dutch

  • Julie

  • Lainey

  • Lulu

  • Roscoe

  • Tinkerbelle