Meet the winners of our 2017 Pet Photo Contest

catstripessm 4Adorable dogs, a cat and even an amphibian made the top picks in this year's pet photo contest. We had so many wonderful entries, it was tough to narrow it down. Willow was chosen as the cover pet. She's a rescue, as were many of the pets entered. Bailey received the most votes and definitely had star power. Meet the featured pets below and be sure to check out all of the adorable entries in our 2017 Pet Photo Contest gallery. Thanks to this year's pet photo contest sponsor, Crunchies Natural Pet Foods.

Enter your Pet in Our Pet Photo Cover Contest!

CrunchiesPetContestWould you like to see your pet on the cover of Chesapeake Family? Now is your chance! 

Here are the details for the 2017 Pet Photo Cover Contest

Submission period: Nov. 1-Dec. 15, 2016. Voting starts Dec. 1!

The photo submission period has now closed. Vote for your favorites through Dec. 22, 2016, in the gallery below or click the button to go directly to the gallery voting.

Meet the winners of the pet cover contest

Feb CF 2015 coverWIt's the year of the cat for Chesapeake Family's 2015 Pet Cover Photo Contest. This year marks the first that a cat has been chosen as the winner of our pet cover contest. That's Charlie Bucket on the cover. A second cat, Giuseppie, was named our readers' favorite. You can read about both cats here, along with some other pets we felt deserved mentioning.

Thanks to all those who entered. There were so many wonderful photos this year, it was tough picking just one!

Click next below to see the other winners.

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Lakefront Summer Festival, Columbia
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Under the Big Top, Baltimore
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Lakefront Summer Festival, Columbia
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @10:00AM
Under the Big Top, Baltimore
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @ 7:30PM
The Sound of Music, Washington D.C