Good Dogs

The 2015 Good Dog Photo Contest Winners

This fall, we’ve been getting to know your dogs. From a tree-climbing whippador to a driving vizsla to one canoe-loving Chihuahua (that’s you, Dixie), nearly 7,000 entries proved once again that G&G readers have a nose for good dogs and great photos.

Congratulations to the overall winner, Lucy, a golden retriever from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Click through the gallery above to see more of our favorites as well as the top readers’ choice vote getters. Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit photos and vote.


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Overall Winner: Lucy, a golden retriever from Baton Rouge, LA.

Readers’ Choice: Debit, a Yorkshire terrier from Richmond, VA.

Arwen, a Black Mouth Cur from Blacksburg, VA.

Honorable Mention: Winston, a Weimaraner from Natchez, MS.

Remi, an English springer spaniel from Ballater, Aberdeenshire.

Duggie, a Jack Russell mix from Winston-Salem, NC.

Summit Moses, an American bulldog from Lima, OH.

Monroe, a Boston terrier from Huntsville, AL.

Maddie, a golden retriever from Fort Worth, TX.

Max, a German shorthaired pointer from Paducah, KY.

Bulleit, a goldendoodle from Baton Rouge, LA.

Bailey, an American bulldog from Dublin, CA.

Winston and Benny, a boxer and Labrador retriever from Collierville, TN.

Honorable Mention: Oakey, an English pointer from Los Angeles, CA.

Kona, a mixed breed from Federal Way, WA.

Buckley, a Wheaten terrier/Labrador mix from Raleigh, NC.

Pappy, a Labrador retriever mix from Greenville, SC.

Cabo, a Labrador retriever from Danville, KY.

Cooper, a chocolate Labrador retriever from Lillington, NC.

Emma, a bloodhound/Catahoula from Dallas, TX.

Readers’ Choice: Milly, a pugador from Jackson, WY.

Amos, a Jack Russell terrier from Baltimore, MD.

Champ, a German shepherd from St. Louis, MO.

Gracie, an English setter from Mint Hill, NC.

Josie and Piper, goldendoodles from Bexley, OH.

Dallas Star CGC Johnson, an American bulldog from Heflin, AL.

Rebel, a yellow Labrador retriever from Lookout Mountain, TN.

Readers’ Choice: Beeline’s Benelli, a Brittany from Sheffield, AL.

Stardom’s Resolute Spirit of MiMi, an English setter from Raleigh, NC.

Lola, a border collie from Jackson, MS.

Beaux, Dottie, and Gracie, English bulldogs from Clermont, FL.

Blitzkrieg Von Holley, a German shorthaired pointer from Austin, TX.

Honorable Mention: Whiskey, an American Staffordshire terrier from Atlanta, GA.

Cullen, a Boykin spaniel from St. Matthews, SC.

Sadie, a basset hound from Amelia Island, FL.

Quinn, a miniature Dachshund from San Antonio, TX.

Benny, a Parson Russell terrier mix from Crozet, VA.

Honorable Mention: Honey, an English bulldog from Anderson, MO.

Captain, a Shih-poo from Sioux Falls, SD.

Guinevere, a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon from Seattle, WA.

Honorable Mention: Finnegan, a pit bull mix from Berea, KY.

Abby, a cocker spaniel from Wilmington, NC.

Malone, an Irish red and white setter from Staffordshire.

John-Michael, a mixed breed from New Orleans, LA.

Margaret Thatcher, a yellow Labrador retriever from Onset, MA.

Readers’ Choice: Rouxfus, a chocolate Labrador retriever from New Smyrna Beach, FL.

Natchez Boots, a Parson Russell terrier from New Orleans, LA.

Aspen, a Weimaraner from Georgia.

Honorable Mention: Dixie, a Chihuahua from Lutz, FL.

Bodhi, a border collie from Cumming, GA.

Cleat, a Labrador retriever from Wilson, NC.

Honorable Mention: Moozey, a chocolate Labrador retriever from Wasilla, AK.

Eleanor, a Labrador retriever mix from Atlanta, GA.

Otis, a pudelpointer from Minnetrista, MN.

Enzo and Duke, Bracco Italiano and DeCoverly English setter from Doylestown, PA.

Grady, a Weimaraner from Rock Hill, SC.

Duece and Lola, German shorthaired pointers from Chappell Hill, TX.

Honorable Mention: Poe, a bluetick coonhound from Charleston, SC.

Bell, a golden retriever from Edenton, NC.

Gunnar, a German shorthaired pointer from Jefferson, GA.

Junior, a golden Labrador retriever from Saint Joseph, LA.

Readers’ Choice: Sadie, a goldendoodle from Charleston, SC.

Lola, an English springer spaniel from South Hamilton, MA.

Rivers, a yellow Labrador retriever from Latta, SC.

Spanky, a mixed breed from Bradenton, FL.

Jimmy, a hound mix from Danvers, MA.

Honorable Mention: Winston, a Shetland sheepdog from Alexander City, AL.

Bailey, a Labradoodle from Sneads Ferry, NC.

Paddington, a goldendoodle from Bloomington, IN.

Roddy, a yellow Labrador retriever from Baton Rouge, LA.

Ruby Louanne, an Australian cattle dog/hound mix from Washington, DC.

Honorable Mention: Dan and Ophelia (Ophie), goldendoodles from Greenville, MS.

Sammy, a golden retriever from Austin, TX.

Tabi, a chocolate Labrador retriever from Rochester, NY.

Dargo, a boxer/Australian cattle dog/Staffordshire terrier mix from Temple, TX.

Layla, a chocolate Labrador retriever/German shorthaired pointer from Columbia, MO.

Bela, a hound mix from Charleston, SC.

Honorable Mention: Lloyd, an English pointer from Martin’s Mill, TX.

Nocturnal Grace, a German shepherd from Huntsville, TX.

Lacee, a German shorthaired pointer from Jacksonville, FL.

Jaco, a Labrador mix from Hermitage, TN.

Baxter, a Boston terrier from Evans, GA.

Cody, a Jack Russell terrier mix from Rocky Mount, NC.

Fergie, a cockapoo from Cornelius, NC.

Frankie, a French bulldog from Charleston, SC.

Maggie, a Boston terrier from Tallahassee, FL.

Niko, a boxer from Athens, GA.

Honorable Mention: Sicily, a vizsla from Gainesville, GA.

Brooks, an English springer spaniel from Fort Myers, FL.

Ladybird and others, English setters from Medon, TN.

Riggs, a golden retriever from Charleston, SC.

Iroh, a blue heeler/border collie from Bowling Green, KY.

Knox, a Doberman from Knoxville, TN.

Cheeky, a Havanese from New York, NY.

Dash, a French Brittany from Acworth, GA.

Julie and Flynn, an English springer spaniel and golden retriever from Zeeland, MI.

Zeke, a Labrador retriever from Dyersburg, TN.

Chopper, a golden retriever from Chattanooga, TN.

Honorable Mention: Barley, a yellow Labrador retriever from Smyrna, GA.

Bird, a whippador from Houston, TX.

Elvis, a Labrador retriever from Chapel Hill, NC.

Uma, a harlequin Great Dane from Boston, MA.