Ahead of the Olympics, American athletes posed with puppies to bring awareness to thousands of animals in shelters still looking for a home.
The campaign is called Clear The Shelters and last month it connected almost 20,000 pets to a forever home.
So without further ado, here are your US Olympians + puppies:
Now + MEDALS!
BONUS: Just Ryan Lochte + puppies. We are so blessed.
An earlier version of this post misidentified Olympian Justin Gatlin. This post now includes his official puppy photo.