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These 9 Dogs Dressed As 'Harry Potter' Characters Are The Best Part Of World Book Day

Paws and appreciate these pooches.

You know what's so great? Books. Literature has the power to change lives and transform futures, sticking with us long after the last page has been turned and the final chapter has been closed.

However, there's something even more powerful than books. And that is dogs dressed up as "Harry Potter" characters.

In honor of today's World Books Day holiday, "Potter" author J.K. Rowling started a #WorldBookDayForDogs hashtag and retweeted fans who dressed their pooches up as Hogwartsians and Muggles alike. Here are our favorite furry friends.

  1. Just call him the Bark Lord.
  2. Taking a paws from their studies.
  3. Who knew Slytherins could be so cute?
  4. Just call him Harry Paw-ter.
  5. "I'll be in my room, making no noise and pretending I don't exist."
  6. Doggy is a free elf.
  7. Must be a fur-st year.
  8. Hairy-mione is the cleverest witch in our year.
  9. And the best for last.