The same is happening this year, with lots of people fawning over these poor pups who can't vote.
This pooch doesn't seem to worried about not being allowed in
But this one seems a bit more downtrodden about not being able to take part
This grumpy pup obviously isn't too pleased with the lack of treats
Whereas this one is just begging to get into the polling booth
This adorable Pomeranian is VERY excited about democracy
Some pups can't have been old enough to vote
Apparently this little guy managed to sneak through and put in a ballot
But we don't think this little guy will be able to hold a pen
This pup is probably wondering where the Canine Equality Party candidate is
This little one is clearly thrilled about democracy
Whereas this one just looks like he'll be happy when the scary Conservative lady leaves him alone
Meanwhile, this little fluffball has taken some time out of her busy schedule of being adorable to pop down to the polling station
You can see the #SadnessInHisEyes
Blimey, voting is exhausting!
Rufus seems thrilled about the chance to place his vote
This cutie didn't mind enjoying the sun outside the polling place
This small pup doesn't seem best pleased about the choice of candidates
Couple of swing voters here weighing up the pros and cons
Holly the chihuahua has cast her vote
This left-leaning beagle has voted too
Be careful not to bin your vote at this polling station!
This beautiful dog seems relieved to have it over and done with
Whereas this one is feeling very left out of the democratic process
At least it's a nice day for waiting outside
But things kicked off a bit too early for this one
This is probably the most majestic one we've seen
Or maybe this one...
This is the face of a very disillusioned pooch
This adorable puppy is DEFINITELY too young to vote!
Olive doesn't seem too thrilled
But this one is VERY happy
And this cutie is ecstatic to spread the anti-Ukip message
Surely he couldn't get to the ballot box with those tiny legs?
Thanks to Instagram filters, this picture almost looks like something from the olden days
These two are obviously just waiting to go for lunch
So is this one
This little lady loves voting almost as much as she loves treats
Hey, is that democracy I smell?
HOW ADORABLE IS BISCUIT?
Lucy looks chuffed to be part of the electoral process
These two are just enjoying the nice weather
For Nicola Sturgeon's sake, hopefully this doggy won't feel nature calling
Sadly these two are unable to vote today
Even canines have strong political allegiances - is this the cutest campaigner you've ever seen?
Or maybe this one?
Or this one?
This one is very majestic
This little guy is eager to get involved
This one, not so much
But Susie just loves chilling out outside the polling place
This pup seems a bit confused by the gates
This one looks sceptical
This one is disappointed to not be at the park
This face just screams "I only came for the biscuits"
Another very majestic pup
Some pups are trying their best to encourage humans to exercise their right to vote
By just being adorable
Some polling places have been catering for the influx of pets
Benny is the cutest voter
Will this one be voting for a far right party?
Looks like this pup has made its choice
Wonder who this cutie voted for?
Enjoy the cool breeze
These beauties were lucky enough to go inside
How will these two vote? One's leaning left, one wants to go right
"I don't even know what voting is. I have no idea what I'm doing here."
"We're just happy to be out of the house"
Hopefully no "spoiled" ballot papers from these dogs...
This adorable little pooch could definitely convince us to vote
Look at those ears!
This politically named pup is enjoying the spirit of the day
Here's another very happy dog
Monty is feeling pretty chill about the whole thing
Apparently this dog doesn't like left wingers
Cassandra managed to turn out this year
Definitely one of the smallest dogs to pop up at a polling station today
This lovely dog is clearly contemplating the state of British politics in the modern era
Nice to see a King Charles Spaniel getting involved with democracy
This one seems a bit bored of the whole thing
"Got my polling card"
"I want two dog biscuits for every like this gets on Instagram"
Gotta love those cake crumbs
"At least it's not the vet's"
Lots of sausage dogs about today!
Lots of "dog whistle politics" jokes too...
Even the cone of shame couldn't stop this pug
"I'm not sure you should be voting for him, Isabella."
It's a dog-eat-dog world out there
Councillors brought their dogs along too
Some pets aren't quite so cooperative
This one was enjoying the grass too much to go inside
Kylie and Oscar decided to vote Labour
Milton just showed up for the sun
This little cutie happily waited outside
Look at the adorable little tongue!
"Come on, let's get this over with, I've got butts to sniff"
Another Tory pooch...
Sadie's enjoying polling day
Another adorable little ball of fluff
"Throw us a bone when you're done"
This dog must be very confused with a name like Rabbit
The Greens have got some canine support
Apparently this dog is sassing up the place
These two are soooo cute!
This lovely dog turned out despite being a bit knackered
"Know who you're voting for yet?"
"I can't even read"
Sparky loves the electoral process
This grumpy pug really wants to vote
"The Green Party? I don't even know what green is."
"This is so unoriginal, Stuart."
Few write-in votes from these two
Someone was keen on affecting the outcome of the elections
"We can't believe you woke us up for this"
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