IT MAY be a bit colder and wetter than usual for an election day but there is one tradition that never fails to raise a smile. 

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Pet owners have already begun sharing snaps of their dogs waiting patiently outside while they go inside to vote on social media under #dogsatpollingstations

Share a picture of your canine companion (or any other pets) who have joined you at the polling station below.

Bonus points if they are wearing a festive outfit!

Dogs at polling stations - General Election 2019

"Submit a pic of your pooch and where in Oxfordshire it was taken!"

We asked for your responses - this is what you sent.

Amelia Crook

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Didcot evening vote!

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Oxford Mail: Didcot evening vote!Didcot evening vote!
Didcot evening vote!

DeeDee Wallace

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Abbie supervised her humans performing their civic duty at Pegasus School Polling Station Blackbird Leys Oxford at 7am this morning

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Oxford Mail: Abbie supervised her humans performing their civic duty at Pegasus School Polling Station Blackbird Leys Oxford at 7am this morningAbbie supervised her humans performing their civic duty at Pegasus School Polling Station Blackbird Leys Oxford at 7am this morning
Abbie supervised her humans performing their civic duty at Pegasus School Polling Station Blackbird Leys Oxford at 7am this morning

Ness Ling

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Bebe the sausage voting in Wantage

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Oxford Mail: Bebe the sausage voting in WantageBebe the sausage voting in Wantage
Bebe the sausage voting in Wantage

Alex Taylor

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Gus, making his first trip to the polling station in Abingdon

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Oxford Mail: Gus, making his first trip to the polling station in AbingdonGus, making his first trip to the polling station in Abingdon
Gus, making his first trip to the polling station in Abingdon

helen rodriguez

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Lula doing her civic duty at Abingdon Park Road.

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Oxford Mail: Lula doing her civic duty at Abingdon Park Road.Lula doing her civic duty at Abingdon Park Road.
Lula doing her civic duty at Abingdon Park Road.

Charlotte Jacquest

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Daphne wasn’t very impressed with the rain, but she made it to the polling station and got tangled around the polling booth!

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Oxford Mail: Daphne wasn’t very impressed with the rain, but she made it to the polling station and got tangled around the polling booth!Daphne wasn’t very impressed with the rain, but she made it to the polling station and got tangled around the polling booth!
Daphne wasn’t very impressed with the rain, but she made it to the polling station and got tangled around the polling booth!

Nick Mawer

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Voted at 7.00am, already a queue at Bure Park Bicester

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Oxford Mail: Voted at 7.00am, already a queue at Bure Park BicesterVoted at 7.00am, already a queue at Bure Park Bicester
Voted at 7.00am, already a queue at Bure Park Bicester

Amy Clark

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Alan Keen and his dog Bonnie voting this morning in Farmoor

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Oxford Mail: Alan Keen and his dog Bonnie voting this morning in FarmoorAlan Keen and his dog Bonnie voting this morning in Farmoor
Alan Keen and his dog Bonnie voting this morning in Farmoor

Noel Rice

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Tiger outside Stonesfield polling station.

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Oxford Mail: Tiger outside Stonesfield polling station.Tiger outside Stonesfield polling station.
Tiger outside Stonesfield polling station.

Maya Hampson

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Lola making the most out of her trip to the Wood green polling station!

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Oxford Mail: Lola making the most out of her trip to the Wood green polling station!Lola making the most out of her trip to the Wood green polling station!
Lola making the most out of her trip to the Wood green polling station!

Katy Cross

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Gonzo will be voting labour with his mum & dad!

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Oxford Mail: Gonzo will be voting labour with his mum & dad!Gonzo will be voting labour with his mum & dad!
Gonzo will be voting labour with his mum & dad!