ANIMAL
HUMOR
ANIMAL HUMOR
First Place
Valerie Schooling

"A Dog Day Afternoon with Alpha"
Alpha the miniature daschund with a spring in his step, at your service, ready to lick your face!

Contact Info: val@valerieschooling.com
ANIMAL
HUMOR
ANIMAL HUMOR
Second Place
Patrick Kelley

"Scottish Kyloe Highland Cattle"
While hiking in scotland, we encountered an ancient breed of highland cattle known as "kyloe." They are stout and have adapted to grazing on plants that many other cattle avoid. Their long shaggy hair protects them from the cold winters and rainy weather.

Contact Info: patrick@pk-worldwide.com
ANIMAL
HUMOR
ANIMAL HUMOR
Third Place
Kerry Hook of Kiki Larouge Photography

"Shaken Not Stirred"
Seamus as a puppy enjoying his "martini" at happy hour.

Contact Info: kiki@kikilarouge.com
DOMESTIC
ANIMALS
DOMESTIC ANIMALS
First Place
Stephen O'Byrne

"A Morning Swim"
Two Golden Retrievers dock-diving in the early morning hours of a brisk fall day.

Contact Info: sobyrne4@gmail.com
DOMESTIC
ANIMALS
DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Second Place
Tracey Buyce

"Super Roxy!"
My dog, Roxy, loves to jump off the dock, so my cousin Barb and I decided to make her a superhero!

Contact Info: tbuyce@gmail.com
DOMESTIC
ANIMALS
DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Third Place
Chase & Snap Pet Photography

"Sick Day"
Lunetta wants to spend all day laying in bed.

Contact Info: info@chaseandsnap.com
MY PET
AND ME
MY PET AND ME
First Place
Joe Lorenzini

"Ready…Set…Go!"
June racing Jordan in race number one of 60!

Contact Info: joe@joelorenzini.com
MY PET
AND ME
MY PET AND ME
Second Place
Tom Roskay

"Best Friends Already"
A five-day-old boy meets his soon-to-be best buddy for the first time. At least it was exciting for the parents!

Contact Info: troskay1@tampabay.rr.com
MY PET
AND ME
MY PET AND ME
Third Place
Kate Parker

"Guarded"
A family portrait session in the client's home in Dallas, TX.

Contact Info: troskay1@tampabay.rr.com
WILDLIFE
ANIMALS
WILDLIFE ANIMALS
First Place
Alexandra Cearns/Houndstooth Studio

"Reach Out"
A wild baby macaque extends her tiny hand toward the camera. Safe in her mother's arms, her gesture epitomizes connection, innocence and vulnerability. Taken on the grounds of the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre, Cambodia.

Contact Info: info@houndstoothstudio.com.au
WILDLIFE
ANIMALS
WILDLIFE ANIMALS
Second Place
Peter Allinson, MD

"The Hunter"
Sailfish hunting 20 to 40 miles off the coast of Cancun.

Contact Info: critidoc@comcast.net
WILDLIFE
ANIMALS
WILDLIFE ANIMALS
Third Place
Martin Szab

"A sea lion sunbathing on the beach at Cabo San Lucas, Mexico"
During my vacation in Mexico, I went for a walk on the beach. Right around a huge rock wall, I found this beautiful creature and I couldn't resist photographing him with those amazing waves in the background.

Contact Info: martinszabo@martinszabo.com
PEOPLE'S
CHOICE
PEOPLE'S CHOICE
Early Deadline
Alexandra Cearns

"Captain at the Helm"
Rescue brushtail possum Cupcake is the captain of her own ship…or in this case, her carer's hand.

Contact Info: info@houndstoothstudio.com.au
PEOPLE'S
CHOICE
PEOPLE'S CHOICE
Extended Deadline
Scott Johnson

"Hug From A Friend"
A disabled veteran and his service dog.

Contact Info: scott.fadingskypix@gmail.com
This Contest was judged by:

Jennifer Nosek | Saryn Chorney | Ernie Mastroianni
Jay Sumner | Véronique Bos | Brinke Guthrie

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