UPS drivers are posing with dogs on their routes, sharing sweet photos on Facebook

While postal workers and dogs have historically had a rocky relationship, it's apparently nothing but love between UPS drivers and the four-legged family members. And never was that love more evident than in a Facebook group called "UPS Dogs," which chronicles the sheer adorability of UPS drivers and the dogs they meet on the road.

UPS driver Sean McCarren of West Virginia recently told Today he was inspired to create the now-viral group in 2013 when he realized his cell phone camera roll was filled with pictures of puppies he met while making deliveries.

He's not alone, either. McCarren, who has been employed by UPS for the last 17 years, says that most UPS drivers keep their trucks stocked with dog treats in preparation for greeting the many dogs they meet on the road.

"As soon as you deliver to a stop, especially in rural areas, [the dogs] start popping up in your truck," he said. "They become a part of your family, kinda. They're expecting you."

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