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DogFriendly’s Photo Competition 2019 closed on 30th November. More than 4,000 photos were entered this year.

This stunning photo of Frasier was the overall winner of the competition and chosen by our Judge BBC’s Katie Thistleton. Owner Sarah Hannant gets to take Frasier on an amazing Forest Holiday and Frasier will grace the cover of the January edition of the DogFriendly Magazine.

Category winners, as below, were based on public votes of over 27,000. Thank you so much for everybody who sent in their wonderful pictures and also to those that voted.... we are looking forward to next year's competition already.

Here is the reason Katie picked the winning photo of Frasier from the thousands of entries.

“It's such a gorgeous shot and I love how he is jumping for joy! His friendly happy personality really comes across! Also #hairgoals”

A little about Katie Thistleton

This year’s judge is Katie Thistleton who also presented our DogFriendly Awards ceremony at the Doubletree at the Tower of London Hilton Hotel. Katie is an English television and radio presenter, NCTJ qualified journalist and author, best known for her work across the CBBC channel. She presents a show on BBC Radio 1 with her co-presenter Cel Spellman. She is huge dog fan and we are delighted that she was able to choose the overall winner for this year’s competition.

2019 Category Winners

Dexter Click To View High Quality Image For Dexter

What A Poser - Dexter

Dexter is a 4year old Airedale Terrier, he is a fun loving clown who thinks he is a lap dog and loves nothing more than exploring the great doors then cuddling up with his family. This big lump thinks he is a lap dog - if he fits he sits!

Owner: Tracey Pinnington

Abbi Click To View High Quality Image For Abbi

Me & My Dog - Abbi

Me and my girl sharing a Pear because we share everything.

Owner: Joanna Smith

Eddie Lightning Click To View High Quality Image For Eddie Lightning

On My Holidays - Eddie Lightning

Having fun playing with my ball in between splashing in my paddling pool on a warm sunny day on holiday in the Lake District.

Owner: Debbie Webb

Ember Click To View High Quality Image For Ember

Play Time - Ember

Ember taking a leap of faith

Owner: Elise Jones

2019 Category Runners-Up

Inkie Click To View High Quality Image For Inkie

What A Poser - Inkie

Inkie's unable to walk, having a rare form of Cushing's, and so when we saw the Bluebells, I sat her amongst them, so she could have a sniff. She is still full of spirit, as we use a stroller for her. She was 15 in August 2019.

Owner: Toni Mannell

Angel Click To View High Quality Image For Angel

Me & My Dog - Angel

Molly and Angel. A picture paints a thousand words?

Owner: Janette Egginton

Eddie Click To View High Quality Image For Eddie

On My Holidays - Eddie

Bonjour! I’m Eddie, a two year old Sealyham Terrier who loves to travel, especially to the South of France! Here I am at the beach in France, enjoying the sun, sea and sand!

Owner: Cheryl Harrison

Alfie Click To View High Quality Image For Alfie

Play Time - Alfie

What you looking at punk!!! Alfie loves to psych out his toys before pouncing, ATTACK

Owner: Emma Allen

2019 Category 3rd Place Winners

Fizzy Pop Click To View High Quality Image For Fizzy Pop

What A Poser - Fizzy Pop

Fizzy is a rescued puppy farm ex-breeder, who has been home with us for 7 weeks. Fizzy is around 7 and gradually learning to love life. She is a Schnauzer x Bichon and snuggly like a teddy bear. She is the third member of our little pack. Here she is trying on her new snuggle coat by The Dog Comes First. Fizzy's fur is fine and thin so gets cold easily in this weather as she walks so slow whilst building up her muscles as she would have received no exercise in the puppy farm. She is a happy, healthy, very soft and cuddly little girl. And, of course, she is beautiful inside and out.

Owner: Tracy Bliss

Rufus Click To View High Quality Image For Rufus

Me & My Dog - Rufus

Rufus likes a spa day too

Owner: Marie Austin

Bear, Rose, Angel, Arra, Briar & Torin Click To View High Quality Image For Bear, Rose, Angel, Arra, Briar & Torin

On My Holidays - Bear, Rose, Angel, Arra, Briar & Torin

This is a photo of ‘Our Gang’ at a loch in Scotland on our holiday. They love swimming. This was an extra special holiday as Torin on the far right of the photo was enjoying a holiday after having gone through major surgery to have a rear leg amputated, he coped amazingly.

Owner: Sarah Egginton

Sidney Click To View High Quality Image For Sidney

Play Time - Sidney

Sidney loves any cardboard box, but if its a biscuit one he can get over excited and get his head stuck like on this occasion.

Owner: Ken Board

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