Hot diggity dog! Four-legged friends get out and about on the first day of ...

A group of furry friends said goodbye to winter and welcomed in the new season with a series of sweet snaps on social media. 

The sun shone down on Australia for the first day of spring, and dog owners were quick to enjoy the weekend sunshine.

Four-legged friends began swarming Instagram and Facebook as proud parents of pups took their dogs to parks and beaches. 

Spring has never looked so cute! This pup brought his owner a present to say thanks for the outing

Spring has never looked so cute! This pup brought his owner a present to say thanks for the outing

Prime Pawsition: These pups, Gracie (left) and Bruno (right) spent the afternoon relaxing in the spring sun

The spring sunshine bought about a bloom of flowers, and one Labrador used the opportunity to bring his owner a present. 

The excited pup appeared to enjoy the outing, while lounging in the green grass.

With a maximum temperature of 21 degrees and low winds, it was the perfect day to get out of the house and enjoy fresh air. 

Milo the Frenchie and Arlo the Schnauzer both seem underwhelmed as their owners take pictures for social media

Some spent their day playing tug of war with friends by the ocean, like Noah and Bella

Some spent their day playing tug of war with friends by the ocean, like Noah

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