Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing kids interacting with pets in the Kids And Pets Photo Contest with chances to for the winner to Pick The Prize!

A special thanks to our friend and professional photographer Tamara Lackey for her collaboration as a guest judge in this photo contest. Tamara Lackey is a portrait photographer whose work has been described as “expressive, soulful, funny, beautiful” and has appeared in a multitude of publications and national television shows, from O Magazine to Men’s Journal to Parenting Magazine. A Nikon USA Ambassador, she is also the author of four books, including Capturing Life Through (Better) Photography, winner of the Booklist Editors’ Choice Award in Media, and The Posing Playbook – for Kids Who Don’t Do Posing. She is also the host of The reDefine Show, a mix of interviews with top-tier creative artists combined with behind-the-scenes walkthroughs of her photography. Tamara speaks at quite a range of workshops, seminars and conventions, from delivering presentations on the Google stage to delivering private workshops around the globe.

"Pool" by contamestorias

"Just Fishin'" by gbutts1121

"DSCF5289" by adrianmurray

"Partners" by Annelisenicolephotography

"Like a Puppy" by Tessaherring4585

"Brotherhood" by Lindsey_Shedd

"I said NO!" by sujatasetia

"Agata and the cat" by Iwona

"puppy kisses" by Andreamartinphoto

"The Kiss" by melissanelsonnoble

"Lady & The Tramp" by Bigredbarnphoto

"Softness..." by liliaalvarado

"Puppy love " by traceydobbs

"Best Friend" by StamosFineArt

"Friends enjoying nature" by IrisBergmann

"Elliott & His Hen" by lisaholloway

"Manfred and Annalise" by rachelmackenzie

"The Guardian " by DaltonLanePortraitCo

"Don't leave me boys" by Hud1ai2

"untitled" by clareahalt

"Mai & Luna" by LMBphotographyATX

"Sunset at the Farm" by maaikeschauer

"Darius and Maeva" by thierryvouillamoz

"Eskimo Kisses" by aprileisele

"Thieves books" by agnieszkafilipowska

"IMG_5981-c" by JolyneH

"Mischief" by diane_hallam_4401

"Girl and a lizard" by rafcioo28

"Boys will be Boys" by sammigee

"Best Friends" by Renita_TBFPhotography

"The eyes of Aslan" by LisaHodsonPhotography

"Best friends" by (A)rebeccaporter

"A boy and his dog" by liliumVA

"Content" by alysonbrimecombe

"Forest Friends " by ericakinsella

"I'll race ya!!!! " by LeahRobinson

"Sami " by doina-domenicacojocaru

"Country Life " by Unaphoto

"New Year's Eve Dinner " by alessandropo

"Dirty play " by Deboodle

"Peeking at his new pet goldfish " by Toofargone

"kasupered " by MariaKruusenvald

"The Race " by tonyawilhelm

"Blind date gone wrong... " by christievillalobasricchinievans

"Snow Babies " by NoelleMirabella

"Farm Gal " by PaigeLaroPhotography

"Love With Abandon " by ElenaParaskeva

"IMG_9451 " by HughCotter

"Dear friend " by annabondareva_9326


"The Love Between " by lynniroberts

"journey " by SonyaAdcockPhotography