Puppies 2011 Photo Contest
Logan, a Parson Russell terrier from Secaucus, New Jersey. "Our little pup Logan loves to sunbathe in the kitchen," writes LoganKrogan. "He's 10 weeks old here."
Vince IV, a golden/Lab cross from Long Branch, New Jersey. "Vince is a Canine Companion for Independence service puppy in training," writes AliStanz. "This was his day at our home when we got hit with the first of many snowstorms this past winter. He loved every flake!"
Rufio, a Neapolitan mastiff from Plainfield, Illinois. "Rufio at 8 weeks, posing for his very first glamour shot," writes kathrynDunlap. "Someday he will be a super-large, wrinkly, drooling 180-pound baby!"
Lilly, a Lab from Jeannette, Pennsylvania. "Lilly, taking a rest from playing ball," writes laura100878.
Maisy's First Day Home
Maisy, a Lab mix from Wingdale, New York. "Maisy enjoyed her first day in her new home after her long trip from Arkansas to New York," writes jcc8182. "After the long ride, she enjoyed some fresh air and the feel of grass on her feet. Maisy was a rescue from the South after her mother (a stray) gave birth to her and her four siblings outside during a severe thunder storm. Two of the puppies didn't survive, but Maisy was one of the lucky ones. She is going to have a happy life ahead of her!"
Aren't I Cute?
Ace, a Lab mix from Wingdale, New York. "This is my friend's pup, Ace," writes jcc8182. "He was a rescue. He is now a year old. Hard to believe he was ever this small!"
Dexter, a French bulldog from Fargo, North Dakota. "Dexter at two months old," writes FrenchieLover.
The Little Pianist
Chewbacca, a morkie from Grand Rapids, Michigan. "Chewy, testing out the piano," writes katiewhite.
Kit Kat, a Pekingese from College Station, Texas. "I'm even cute when I'm doing nothing but sleeping!" writes lisawcbs.
Napping with His Buddy
Mango, a shiba inu from Seattle. "Mango loves his little buddy to this very day," writes changjan25. "He turned three years old a few weeks ago."
Bobby Magee, a basset hound from San Diego. "Magee was just 15 weeks old," writes Shorthounds. "He just woke up and wanted to go out. I took this picture just as he was giving me the sad eyes."
Bed of Grass
Henri, a bichon frise from New York City. "New York City pup discovering Kentucky bluegrass!" writes Anelida.
Riley, an English bulldog from Chicago. "Riley (1 year old) loves cooling off in his kiddie pool, and when it was time to get out, his expression said it all!" writes BlondiesBulldog.
Beautiful Chocolate Lab
Contributed by KmichelleJ.
Wants to Be Chased
Taz, a yellow Labrador from Victoria, British Columbia. "Just bought him a new toy, and he wouldn't put it down, even to go for a pee," writes Tazzer. "He just stood there looking at me, wanting to be chased."
Leaves -- Yum!
Wesley, a mixed breed from Huntington, New York. "Wesley enjoying one of his favorite hobbies -- eating!" writes wileswes. "He doesn't mind if it's not actually edible."
Sierra, a great Pyrenees from Pittsburg, California. "This was a picture taken at 10 weeks of age," writes lvlafluv183. "She's in the backyard playing on the lawn."
The Great Outdoors
Kit Kat, a Pekingese from College Station, Texas. "All those blades of grass and sticks, etc. -- Kit Kat loves the outdoors!" writes lisawcbs.
Presley and Myrtle, a basset/beagle mix and a basset hound from Atlantic Beach, Florida. "Going for a run on the beach is always exciting to our four-legged babies," writes SRMFlorida. "Can't you just feel the utter joy? If only we could all live our lives to the fullest like they can!"
It's Not a Mask!
Kingkong, a Chihuahua from Vancouver, British Columbia. "Waiting for his girlfriend Chihuahua to wake up," writes ghdwjdghk.
Baby Yellow Lab
Contributed by rsimon1179.
I Am a Handsome Young Man
Riser Cody, a boxer/beagle mix from Greenville, South Carolina. "This puppy has been the brightest part of our lives since the day we brought him home from the local shelter two months ago," writes tinabe72. "During a recent visit to my parents' home, he decided to take a break for a quick photo shoot. Needless to say, he is not shy and is quite charming if I do say so myself! Riser is one happy puppy, and we could not ask for a better pet!"
My Love, the Henry Dog
Henry, an English bulldog from Santa Barbara, California. "Hello, world, it's Henry Dog," writes mvsees.
Kaydo in the Garden!
Kaydo, a Samoyed from Madison, Wisconsin. "This a photo of our adorable puppy when he was 11 weeks old!" writes matthies.
Titus Espinoza, an English bulldog from Union, New Jersey. "Titus loves to sleep," writes SSTITUS. "He enjoys his naps anywhere he goes. After a long day of playing or lying around the house, Titus is always ready to take a nap. He enjoys a belly rub and massage while he does this."
Play with Me!
Duke, a coonhound mix from Denver. "Duke is a rescue puppy that Life is Better pulled from death row with his siblings and momma," writes LIBRescue.
Our Little Man Playing Basketball
Kai, a Chinese shar pei from Mendota Heights, Minnesota. "This is our little man, Kai," writes lcburks7. "He got ahold of my husband's plush basketball and was playing ball in our family room. He would just push it around, and when he got tired, he'd lean on it."
Marlo, a Neapolitan mastiff from Niagara Falls, New York. "Marlo loved this football so much that he deflated it a couple months later when it finally fit into his mouth," writes sarrah116. "This picture was taken at 9 weeks old and almost 30 lbs. Now my little boy is almost two and tips the scales around 155. He has moved on to basketballs these days! Hard to believe he was ever this small."
I'm Still Growing
Brody, a pug from Central Point, Oregon. "Sweet pug Brody at two months old," writes MiasMom23.
Please, Momma -- No More Pictures!
Mia, a pug from Central Point, Oregon. "I was taking pictures of my new puppy, and she decided she had had enough and hid her sweet face," writes MiasMom23.
Sparkle, Charlie, Nellie, and Pinkie, border terriers from Jones, Michigan. "Four 7-week-old border terrier puppies pile up for a great look," writes 1dogwood.
Sad Eyes and Mud Pies
Winston, a cocker spaniel mix from Cortland, Ohio. "Spring 2011: Winston thought this was part of the Mississippi mud pie recipe," writes faithrui.
Hermione Gets Pretty
Hermione Granger, a cocker spaniel from Yakima, Washington. "We are not the type of people to buy dog accessories, but we couldn't resist seeing how cute she looked!" writes Madie117.
Sleepy Car Ride
Hermione Granger, a cocker spaniel from Yakima, Washington. "Took a long car ride and fell fast asleep," writes Madie117.