Jason Hardesty is part of the large North American company UPS, which delivers parcels not only throughout the country, but also worldwide too. Despite the heavy and fast-paced routine that makes Jason drive all day, it seems that he has found a way to make work just a little bit more entertaining. Whenever he gets a chance, the delivery driver pets the dogs whose owners are about to receive a parcel from UPS. The driver also takes adorable pictures with the playful pups and as far as we can tell, there is definitely no form of disapproval from the dogs themselves.

We have previously featured the dog-loving UPS driver in one of our posts, but this time we are sharing some of the new pictures Jason took while on the route to deliver these pup-owners their precious parcels.

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A.M. Pierre
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5 months ago

That is adorable! And also a very patient chihuahua - which is something I didn't know existed.

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Bored Panda was really keen on finding out how the friendly delivery driver got started with his Instagram account and the whole idea itself, as taking pictures with all of those pups seems like a challenge!

“It actually happened accidentally. You could say I came up with the idea when I randomly decided to pick up a dog to take a photo for fun, and then I just posted it on my Instagram. I didn’t expect to gain any attention from it, but I believe the picture got something like 100 likes, and back then, I thought that was a lot! Also, surprisingly I received a lot of positive comments! Of course, compared to the likes and comments on some of my pictures I get now, it seems like barely anything, but back then, it seemed like a lot and it motivated me to keep going! My motive to keep going became even stronger recently, given the days we are living in right now. I feel like what I’m doing means a lot to me because these photos bring a lot of joy to many people in these dark times.

Now that I think about it, I think I’ve been posting all of those pup pictures on my Instagram for over 3 years. Fun fact! I post a new picture with a new dog every Friday!”

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MagicalUnicorn
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5 months ago

great shot!

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Jaclyn
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5 months ago

This lil' guy is just loving it. Look at that smug smirk!

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Taking the opportunity, we also asked Hardesty what was his favorite picture out of all the ones he has posted on his Instagram account.

“I don’t think I have a single favorite photo. There are a lot of pictures that I like, but my favorites are definitely the ones where I’m not the only one smiling. In other words, my favorite pictures are the ones where the dog is smiling too. Those, in particular, bring me a lot of joy and remind me why I like doing this job!”

Of course, dogs aren’t the only reason that keeps Jason working as a delivery driver for UPS.

“Besides the dogs, which now turned out to be a big part of my job too, my favorite part of the job is interacting with customers. At this point, I know most of the customers that I deliver the parcels to and they know me as well, so it’s just really fun being out there with them nearly every day!”

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A.M. Pierre
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5 months ago

Man, I love corgis. They're definitely my "if I could afford a purebred and wouldn't feel horribly guilty about not rescuing from a shelter" dog.

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Random Person
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5 months ago

I want three of these bernie-doodle puppies

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As we mentioned previously, the thought of taking so many pictures with dogs could seem challenging, but apparently not for the friendly and pup-loving delivery driver!

“I don’t think there are any challenges when it comes to taking pictures with dogs, but that’s just because most of my photos are taken with puppies, so it’s really hard to get into any kind of trouble with them. It's actually rather easy to take photos with them!”

We also asked about any funny stories that Jason might’ve had under his sleeve, and here’s what we got:

“The one story that comes to mind is that one time where I was trying to hold a small puppy... and, well, one thing led to another, and the little fella got a little bit scared, and unfortunately for me, he peed on me.”

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Perfumista Perfumista
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5 months ago

I ordered that. Please deliver immediately.

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Vic
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5 months ago

Lil derp..

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Nancy Walker
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5 months ago

What a big floof! I am talking about the dog. The UPS driver is simply awesome!

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Random Person
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5 months ago

GIVE ME THE DOGGOS

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Vic
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5 months ago

Looks like a little bear..

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Michael Green
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5 months ago

Is that dog high, or am I?... *rubs eyes*

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comics
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5 months ago

i like you i like you i like you

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comics
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5 months ago

my fav siberian huskiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii- *EXPLODES OF CUTENESS*

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Perfumista Perfumista
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5 months ago

beautiful

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Nancy Walker
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5 months ago

Great picture!

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Jaclyn
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5 months ago

He/she knows how to pose with presence.

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Jaclyn
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5 months ago

Paws. <3

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Loki’s Lil Butter Knife
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5 months ago (edited)

Sir, I think that is actually a young lion you are posing with.

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Vince Calabrese
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5 months ago

That UPS guy is awesome!

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Luna
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5 months ago

I boop

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comics
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5 months ago

goofy smile be like hi im goofy you goofy?

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Vince Calabrese
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5 months ago

Hi hi

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Phoebe Carter
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5 months ago

That dog is me in every family photo

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Mustn’t eat the mango 🥭
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4 months ago

My neighbors have a louallan setter actually 2

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Mollie Jackson
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5 months ago

lol the toungue

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catslave6
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5 months ago

I wish you were my UPS man! I'd order lots of stuff and have a great dog for you to visit. Sigh. ;>)

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comics
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5 months ago (edited)

pugs pugs PUGS :D

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Lynn Dougherty Quin
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4 months ago

Chaotic _pansexusl is correct. Spend 30 seconds or less to google next time before you reply to someone's comment.

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catslave6
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5 months ago

All these dogs love you! You are a lucky man with lots of friends. ;>)

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Weim Central
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4 months ago

That dog has his eyes on someone else.... you're cute but something is more interesting over yonder.

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