Dogs USA's Most Valuable Pooch Contest Winners

Announcing the winners of the Dogs USA 2010 photo contest.

Last year, the editors of Dogs USA asked readers to submit photos that demonstrate what makes their dogs MVPs — most valuable pooches. Here are the winning photos.

The first-place winner will receive one copy each of the second edition of “The Original Dog Bible,” “The Puppy Pack,” “What Color is Your Dog,” “Ask the Dog Keeper,” and “Dogs for Kids,” all published by BowTie Press. He or she will also receive a DOG FANCY wall calendar and desk calendar.

The second-place winner will receive “The Original Dog Bible,” “The Puppy Pack,” and “What Color is Your Dog.” He or she will also receive a DOG FANCY desk calendar.

The third-place winner will receive “The Original Dog Bible,” “Ask the Dog Keeper,” and “Dogs for Kids.” He or she will also receive a DOG FANCY wall calendar.

Six honorable mention winners will each receive a one-year subscription or subscription renewal to DOG FANCY magazine.

First Place

French Bulldog  
French Bulldog

Owners: Ryan and Felicia Heller
Photographer: Ryan Heller
Woodland, Calif.

Second Place

Siberian Husky Sage, Siberian Husky
Owners: Tim Petrulonis and Heather Murphy
Photographer: Tim Petrulonis
Suffern, N.Y.

Third Place

American Pit Bull Terrier Cyrus, American Pit Bull Terrier
Owner/photographer: Connie Fore
Columbus, Ga.

Honorable Mention

Labrador Retriever Corbin, Labrador Retriever
Owner/photographer: Sue Daubert
Pine Grove, Pa.

Honorable Mention

Saluki Melian, Saluki
Owner/photographer: Mother Synkletike
Etna, Calif.

Honorable Mention

Golden Retriever Chase, Golden Retriever
Owner: Patti Jo Wolfson
Photographer: Tom Spiegle
Agoura Hills, Calif.

Honorable Mention

Border Collie Luck, Border Collie
Owner: Erin Schmidt
Photographer: Summer Jackson
Occidental, Calif.

Honorable Mention

Mixed Breed Lucky, Mixed breed
Owner/photographer: Kelly Beneventano
Centereach, N.Y.

Honorable Mention

Labrador Retriever Shadow, Labrador Retriever
Owner/photographer: Emma Nelson
Port Lions, Alaska

See last year's winners >>


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Jazper   Mishawaka, IN

8/14/2010 6:39:33 AM

Darn I missed it. I guess I'll try next year.

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Bella   Joplin, MO

6/13/2010 3:07:19 PM

Wow that is a cool idea..... :)

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Emily   Granite Falls, WA

2/26/2010 4:22:59 PM

Teresa, you could enter by e-mail.

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karen   little rock, AR

2/18/2010 2:34:43 PM

wish we could vote!

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