And now for something 'lite': The 'Dog Photographer Of The Year' Contest Announced Its Winners

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  1. EC

    EC 12 pointer

    Jul 13, 2003
    Louisville, KY.
    The 'Dog Photographer Of The Year' Contest Announced Its Winners, And They're Amazing
    Jun 21 2017, 4:20 PM

    The "Dog Photographer Of The Year" competition, an annual contest organized by the UK-based animal welfare organization the Kennel Club, has announced its winners, and unsurprisingly the winning photos are chock full of very good dogs.

    We know why you're here, so without further ado, here are the winners.

    Maria Davison Ramos won the Man's Best Friend category — and took first prize overall — with this photo of Yzma the rescue.

    Maria Davison Ramos

    Sarah Caldecott took home first place in the Dogs at Work category for this awesome shot of Rita the pointer.

    Sarah Caldecott

    Kaylee Greer and Petey the Wheaten Terrier won the Dogs at Play category.

    Kaylee Greer

    Anastasia Vetkovskaya won the Dog Portrait category with this pic of a big, beautiful Afghan Hound.

    Anastasia Vetkovskaya

    Dylan Jenkins won the Young Pup Photographer category (a youth category for doggo/photo enthusiasts ages 10 and younger) for "Mosey loves cake," a delightful snapshot of Mosey the Bloodhound.

    Dylan Jenkins

    Julian Gottfried won the second youth category (for ages 11 to 17) with this photo of Pippin the Terrier mix.

    Julian Gottfried

    Alexandra Robins took home the top prize for the Rescue Dogs category with this shot of Chloe, a Brindle Greyhound.

    Alexandra Robins

    Alasdair MacLeod won the Assistance Dogs category with "Megan & Duncan," a portrait of Megan, "a rescued Greyhound and certified Therapet," and Duncan, a man.

    Alasdair MacLeod

    "Kelly in her spot," a beautiful piece of art by John Liot, won the top prize for Oldies, a category for dogs at least 8 years old.

    John Liot

    And, of course, the Puppies category: Mirjam Schreurs took home the top prize with this shot of Tyson, a boxer.

    Mirjam Schreurs

    Also, here are a bunch of photos that didn't win but that we think are really freaking cute.

    Emma Williams' photo of Gus the Whippet:

    Emma Williams

    Annemarie King's photo of Gus the Jack Russell:

    Annemarie King

    Rodrigo Capuski's stunning photo of Leica:

    Rodrigo Capuski

    Lucy Charman's photo of a bunch of wet and tired English Springer Spaniels:

    Lucy Charman

    Kaylee Greer's photo of Joshua the pitbull Terrier:


    Honestly, we could probably go on forever. Every last one of these photos is just so cute. But we've reached the end of our leash. See all the winners and the runners-up for yourself at the contest's website.
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  2. Capttrae

    Capttrae 12 pointer

    Apr 2, 2012
    image.jpeg Great pics!!! I should've added one of Coal
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  3. Marsh CallUser

    Marsh CallUser 12 pointer

    May 20, 2011
    Bowling Green, KY
  4. inchr48

    inchr48 10 pointer

    May 14, 2013
    NW Indiana
    Here's one of our Whippet, "Bro".

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  5. Marsh CallUser

    Marsh CallUser 12 pointer

    May 20, 2011
    Bowling Green, KY
    A couple of our rescue dog, Bear

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  6. bondhu

    bondhu 12 pointer

    Jul 3, 2015
    Battle Run
  7. xbokilla

    xbokilla 12 pointer

    Jun 28, 2012
    IMG_3842.JPG Here's a shot of one of my "killers" from the dog beach yesterday. Had to deal with the sand vomits and $hits last night. Her name is Daizy and she's feeling much better today.
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  8. Carl

    Carl 12 pointer

    Dec 1, 2003
    Underground Bunker in KY
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