Every year, the UK’s largest organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the health and welfare of dogs holds a contest to find the best photographs of dogs from around the world. The Kennel Club’s Dog Photographer of the Year Contest is open to professionals and amateurs of all ages from all around the world.
Here are the best photos from 2014’s entries and these amazing images are sure to make you fall in love with dogs all over again. And if you love them, check out the photos from 2015 and photos from 2017.
Category: Man’s Best Friend
3rd Place: Dog Sitting With A Street Vendor by Denis Buchel from Bulgaria
2nd Place: Miniature Dachshund Walking In The Lake District by Emma Williams from UK
1st Place WINNER: Photographer’s Wife Cuddling With Border Collie by Carlos Aliperti from Brazil
3rd Place: Moment Between Mom And New Born by Diana Anderson from Australia
2nd Place: Border Terrier Puppy by Richard Ware from UK
1st Place WINNER: Great Dane Puppy by Cat Race from UK
Category: I Love Dogs Because (Under 18)
3rd Place: Rhodesian Ridgeback by Chris Faulkner from UK
2nd Place: Jack Russell Parsons by Rebecca Lane from UK
1st Place WINNER: Airedale Terrier Staring At Sausage by Abbie Lee from UK
Category: Dogs At Play
3rd Place: Blue Whippet Doing Zoomies by Kerry Jordan from UK
2nd Place: Labrador In A Field Of Corn by Simon White from UK
1st Place WINNER: Dogs Playing Ball by Art Burasz from UK
Category: Dog Portrait
3rd Place: Working Cocker Spaniel by Dean Oseman from UK
2nd Place: Great Dane Asleep On Sofa by Alice Loder from UK
1st Place WINNER: Dog Lost In Thought by Grzegorz Gebik from Poland
Category: Special Mention
Border Collie Rolling Round In The Grass by Jennifer Ballerino from UK
Dalmatian Underwater by Rodrigo Alvarado from Australia
Retired Greyhound Playing On The Beach by Alexandra Robins from UK
Ruby, A Bordeaux Mastiff, Snuggling With Grandma by Emily Canham from UK
Long-Haired Dachshund Portrait by Adam Jackman-Moore from Australia
Miniature Pincher by Matthew Sablan from USA
Young Girl And Therapy Dog by Kelly Miller from Australia
Dog Ready For Business by Jura Cullen from the Isle Of Man
Category: Assistance Dogs And Dog Charities
3rd Place: Special Moment by Ffiona Erskine from Australia
2nd Place: English Springer Spaniel by Caroline Bridges UK
1st Place WINNER: Assistance Dog Taking A Break From Duties by Ruud Lauritsen from the Netherlands
Category: Dogs at Work
3rd Place: Husky Dogs In The Snow by Karsten Bidstrup from Denmark
2nd Place: Sniffing by Aleksandra Kaczor from Poland
1st Place WINNER: Sheep Dog At Work by Steph Gibson from Australia
These photos were published on Reshareworthy.com with permission from the Kennel Club UK. To find out more about this annual contest and the work the club does visit the Kennel Club UK website.
Share these wonderful award-winning photographs with your friends and family! And if you love them, check out the photos from 2015 and photos from 2017.
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