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Newsday readers share photos of their insanely cute pets. (Captions are submitted by readers who share their photos.)

Let the games begin! Bruno is a 6
Photo Credit: Brian Kosak Bethpage

Let the games begin! Bruno is a 6 year old hound-lab mix adopted from the North Shore Animal League and a big Islander fan

Marley 2-yr old peek-a-poo Chil-lax-in.
Photo Credit: Mary McMahon

Marley 2-yr old peek-a-poo Chil-lax-in. 

Jack exploring the bay.
Photo Credit: Dorothy Zullo, East Moriches

Jack exploring the bay. 

High wire act, Bindi ragdoll
Photo Credit: Karen Silbowitz

High wire act, Bindi ragdoll

Josie and The Pussycats. Josie, a 7 year
Photo Credit: June Hermer-Fried, Huntington

Josie and The Pussycats. Josie, a 7 year old Basset Hound rescue, always get an escort from Houdini and Sasha during her morning walks.

Phew, it's hot!!! Elvis, who is 6 years
Photo Credit: Kathleen Kerner, Wantagh

Phew, it's hot!!! Elvis, who is 6 years old and big boned, does not like it hot. He was rescued along with his brother clyde from the wilde of Oceanside and lives in Wantagh with his younger brother, Zachy, who was adopted through Last Hope.

Haley has learned how to paddle board off
Photo Credit: Caryn Hartwell of East Patchogue

Haley has learned how to paddle board off Fire Island on Fourth of July.

5 Year old Labradoodle Cody, Riding the ferry
Photo Credit: Lee Dubinsky, Melville

5 Year old Labradoodle Cody, Riding the ferry after a ruff weekend in Fire Island

Our boy Sonny enjoying his vacation!
Photo Credit: Marc Eisenoff, Plainview NY

Our boy Sonny enjoying his vacation!

Does anyone else's hair fluff up in the
Photo Credit: Steph Wiggins, NYC

Does anyone else's hair fluff up in the humidity?? Django of @djangothegent is hanging out in New York City

Thor, the kitten, looking for ice water on
Photo Credit: Dawn Oates

Thor, the kitten, looking for ice water on a hot day.

5 month old Lola looking for her favorite
Photo Credit: Erin Bertuccio

5 month old Lola looking for her favorite treats in the shopping bags.

Kendall enjoying her margarita at our annual family
Photo Credit: Alyssa Dowd, Farmingville

Kendall enjoying her margarita at our annual family Jimmy Buffet Margaritaville celebration!

Romeo Woofish enjoying summer on Long Island in
Photo Credit: Cara Wolfish, Cedarhurst

Romeo Woofish enjoying summer on Long Island in his new Furrari. 

Casey-Marie Andriotis-Silverstein longing for football season to start.
Photo Credit: Scott Silverstein, Manhasset

Casey-Marie Andriotis-Silverstein longing for football season to start.

Nils enjoying the Dog Days of Summer.
Photo Credit: Cathy Casey, Mount Sinai

Nils enjoying the Dog Days of Summer.

Bindi on guard duty.
Photo Credit: Karen Silbowitz

Bindi on guard duty.

Our Golden Retriever, Sonny, shaking out after a
Photo Credit: Marc Eisenoff

Our Golden Retriever, Sonny, shaking out after a sunrise ocean dip at Cherry Grove.

Cooper-Baron-Silverstein, wondering what his next act of mischief
Photo Credit: Momma Shana

Cooper-Baron-Silverstein, wondering what his next act of mischief will be.

Pinot the Miniature Dachshund, 4 Years Old Rubber
Photo Credit: Brooke Murphy and Levittown NY

Pinot the Miniature Dachshund, 4 Years Old Rubber Ducky Bubble Bath time Levittown NY. 

Payton, a 6 year old Vizsla, is keeping
Photo Credit: Kimberly Mollica, Massapequa Par

Payton, a 6 year old Vizsla, is keeping watch over his backyard on a warm July day.

Alvin, Enjoying some sun, L.I.C, N.Y
Photo Credit: Tiffany Castro

Alvin, Enjoying some sun, L.I.C, N.Y

James Mollica looking for a fishing spot with
Photo Credit: Kimberly Mollica, Massapequa Par

James Mollica looking for a fishing spot with his skipper, Maggie, a 6 year old Springer Spaniel in July.

Ursula keeping cool in the summer.
Photo Credit: Aylhinm from Islip Terrace

Ursula keeping cool in the summer.

Noah is a 10 month old Sheltie who
Photo Credit: Lynn Henneborn

Noah is a 10 month old Sheltie who is ready to learn how to swim. Safety first! LOL!

Neighbors, Clancy & Payton having a play date
Photo Credit: Kimberly Mollica, Massapequa Par

Neighbors, Clancy & Payton having a play date in Massapequa Park on a warm July day!

Bindi a ragdoll cat tongue out Tuesday.
Photo Credit: Karen Silbowitz

Bindi a ragdoll cat tongue out Tuesday. 

Anyone for a swim? Higgins, our 2 year
Photo Credit: Ruth Siegel - Jericho

Anyone for a swim? Higgins, our 2 year old Tibetan Terrier is ready for the "dog" days of summer.

Maisey, a 6-month-old tortoiseshell Persian, doesn't know that
Photo Credit: Jen Cleary of Mineola

Maisey, a 6-month-old tortoiseshell Persian, doesn't know that coffee might stunt her growth!

Cooper hanging on his boat on the Great
Photo Credit: Katie Fountis Bellport

Cooper hanging on his boat on the Great South Bay, Brookhaven, NY

Riley is living the "Life of Riley" on
Photo Credit: Riley's owner, Jon Abrahams

Riley is living the "Life of Riley" on her own pool raft in the Hamptons.

Eddie making sure grandma and grandpa get into
Photo Credit: Laurel Scarr-Konel, Plainview

Eddie making sure grandma and grandpa get into the house safely.

The Dog Days of Summer
Photo Credit: Kathy in Manhasset

The Dog Days of Summer

My 8 month old son, Justin, and Labrador,
Photo Credit: Michelle Oliver Selden

My 8 month old son, Justin, and Labrador, Skylar, hanging out being lazy

Cooling off at Gull Pond Greenport
Photo Credit: His mom, Bonnie Bracken! ;)

Cooling off at Gull Pond Greenport

Abby is enjoying the salty air!
Photo Credit: Diane Orlando Northport

Abby is enjoying the salty air!

Shayna our 7-year-old cockapoo, is the official pool
Photo Credit: Doreen Leibowitz

Shayna our 7-year-old cockapoo, is the official pool lifeguard, making sure everyone is out of her way when she takes her swim.

Derek McDreamy thinks this like a good way
Photo Credit: Susan Evangelista

Derek McDreamy thinks this like a good way to cool off!

Gia is queen of the Nile Enjoying being
Photo Credit: Jackie Kimmerling

Gia is queen of the Nile Enjoying being spoiled

Jessie the Goldendoodle... Beating the heat!
Photo Credit: Meredith kramer

Jessie the Goldendoodle... Beating the heat!

Layla enjoying a day poolside.
Photo Credit: Tracey

Layla enjoying a day poolside.

Despite the scorching heat, little Pumpkin knows to
Photo Credit: Lauren Sassenoff

Despite the scorching heat, little Pumpkin knows to stay inside and play hide-and-seek.

Nala is celebrating her Sweet 16th birthday sitting
Photo Credit: Cathy Mead

Nala is celebrating her Sweet 16th birthday sitting on her favorite kitchen chair.

Molly will be 11 on July 25th.
Photo Credit: Ed Anderson Valley Stream

Molly will be 11 on July 25th.

Zeus, our 8-year-old mastiff/lab, recently got a new
Photo Credit: Julie Slattery of Long Beach

Zeus, our 8-year-old mastiff/lab, recently got a new little sister, Lola, a golden-mix pup. While Zeus is fond of his energetic buddy now, he was originally undecided as shown by this photo!

Sam's our goldendoodle's 4th birthday!
Photo Credit: Diane Banner

Sam's our goldendoodle's 4th birthday!

Fiona is ready for upcoming Shark Week. She
Photo Credit: Mama E Scoyen Holtsville

Fiona is ready for upcoming Shark Week. She especially likes their shared predatory senses.

Lola, a four-month-old Golden-mix puppy, is leaning in
Photo Credit: Julie Slattery of Long Beach

Lola, a four-month-old Golden-mix puppy, is leaning in as an executive dog must do.

Celebrating the 4th.
Photo Credit: Sharon Brady

Celebrating the 4th. 

Desmond (longhaired dachshund) and Ollie, blend in with
Photo Credit: Joe Innace

Desmond (longhaired dachshund) and Ollie, blend in with the deck on a July day.

1 year old Bailey enjoying the summer sun
Photo Credit: Alyssa D., Farmingville

1 year old Bailey enjoying the summer sun even though his pool is empty.

Enjoying a game at Citifield.
Photo Credit: Larry Abrams

Enjoying a game at Citifield.

Another Dog Day afternoon!
Photo Credit: Pamela Daley

Another Dog Day afternoon!

Duncan just being his silly self in Bohemia,
Photo Credit: Danielle bohemia

Duncan just being his silly self in Bohemia, NY.

Bristol is a 13 year old rescue from
Photo Credit: Cyndi Handley

Bristol is a 13 year old rescue from hurricane Katrina. A dogs approach to gardening.

Grace Ann showing her 4th of July Patriotism.
Photo Credit: Alexandra Taliana

Grace Ann showing her 4th of July Patriotism.

Happy 4th from Earl waiting for his hotdog!
Photo Credit: Shannon Moran, Merrick

Happy 4th from Earl waiting for his hotdog!

My dogs, Maggie & Buster celebrating the 4th
Photo Credit: Sandra Barker

My dogs, Maggie & Buster celebrating the 4th of July - GOD BLESS AMERICA....MY HOME. SWEET HOME!

Romeo Woofish is proud to be an American
Photo Credit: Cara Wolfish, Cedarhurst

Romeo Woofish is proud to be an American this 4th of July!

Mac the French Bulldog hanging poolside soaking in
Photo Credit: Jordan Ioviero

Mac the French Bulldog hanging poolside soaking in the summer sun!

Ember, Payton & Ginger posing for a patriotic
Photo Credit: Anya Tucker, Bellmore

Ember, Payton & Ginger posing for a patriotic photo in the K-9 Shop in Massapequa. July 2019.

Winston on his boat! It's All Good in
Photo Credit: Sue Henn

Winston on his boat! It's All Good in Huntington Harbor.

Just chilling.
Photo Credit: Lainie, Plainview

Just chilling.

Lily in a field of wildflowers near the
Photo Credit: Diane Biegler, Commack

Lily in a field of wildflowers near the Montauk lighthouse.

Three's company with Titan, Asher, and Hamlet resting
Photo Credit: Linda Petro, Oakdale

Three's company with Titan, Asher, and Hamlet resting up in Oakdale.

Michaelangelo is looking forward to celebrating his 10th
Photo Credit: Linda Petro, Oakdale

Michaelangelo is looking forward to celebrating his 10th birthday this month.

Brandi likes staying cool in the pool.She is
Photo Credit: Ralph Seiter

Brandi likes staying cool in the pool.She is a 8 year old Cockapoo who loves to paddle away at her pool in Bethpage.

It's important to keep the tender paws covered
Photo Credit: Karen marchese

It's important to keep the tender paws covered in the heat of the summer. Here's Xena with her new pet socks.

He loves celebrating holidays he is celebrating gay
Photo Credit: Desiree Griffin (mommy) Coram

He loves celebrating holidays he is celebrating gay pride month.

Suki and her blue eyes.
Photo Credit: Marci Brockmann

Suki and her blue eyes.

Hamlet, Lily & Titan showing off their stars-n-stripes
Photo Credit: Jonelle Petro

Hamlet, Lily & Titan showing off their stars-n-stripes last July 4th

Happy 4th of July
Photo Credit: Cindy Verwys

Happy 4th of July

Duke my Roti is enjoying his spa day.
Photo Credit: Tina Condos

Duke my Roti is enjoying his spa day. 

Patriodog celebrating Independence Day.
Photo Credit: Stacey Udell

Patriodog celebrating Independence Day.

Madonna and Mariah loving the warm spring day
Photo Credit: Nicole Cerverizzo, Massapequa

Madonna and Mariah loving the warm spring day at Old Westbury Gardens.

A rare photo of Toby, Lily, and Cooper
Photo Credit: Diane Biegler, Commack

A rare photo of Toby, Lily, and Cooper hanging out together in the backyard.

Rocky my 4 year old rescued pug enjoying
Photo Credit: Dawn Butler

Rocky my 4 year old rescued pug enjoying a beautiful Sunday in the pool.

Junior looking for someone to play with him.
Photo Credit: Mary Ann Moyer

Junior looking for someone to play with him.

Willow is sitting pretty waiting for the birds
Photo Credit: Marianne Salerno

Willow is sitting pretty waiting for the birds to fly by!

Grace Ann enjoying the sun and sand at
Photo Credit: John Ratomski

Grace Ann enjoying the sun and sand at Theodore Roosevelt's estate.

Chaemus , a three year old Hovawart from
Photo Credit: Katrin Summers

Chaemus , a three year old Hovawart from Medford is looking forward to July 4th festivities.

Frank, the Russian tortoise enjoying a snack at
Photo Credit: Nicole Cerverizzo, Massapequa

Frank, the Russian tortoise enjoying a snack at the park.

Sierra hanging at beach
Photo Credit: Bruce Salzman

Sierra hanging at beach

When a foot rest becomes a head rest.
Photo Credit: Ralph LaNoce, Lindenhurst

When a foot rest becomes a head rest.

Dozer , a 8 year old Bull Mastiff
Photo Credit: His mom Jeanette DeFonted

Dozer , a 8 year old Bull Mastiff is just trying to cuddle to take a nap.

Nibbly, a rescue just blending in with the
Photo Credit: Nancy Levinson , Bellmore

Nibbly, a rescue just blending in with the couch cover!

Cody a 2 year old rescue is waiting
Photo Credit: Debbie DeLuca

Cody a 2 year old rescue is waiting patiently for Mom to take him out to chase squirrels. Don't you love my 2 colored eyes?

Happy enjoying coffee & comics! She's a 10
Photo Credit: Debbie Koenig of Woodmere

Happy enjoying coffee & comics! She's a 10 year old chug who my son rescued.

Getting ready for pickleball.
Photo Credit: Jim Schroeder Patchogue

Getting ready for pickleball.

Tongue out Tuesday.
Photo Credit: Karen Silbowitz

Tongue out Tuesday.

Mika watching over her baby chicks.
Photo Credit: Molly Jernick Cutchogue, NY

Mika watching over her baby chicks.

My blue Doberman puppy enjoying an evening stroll
Photo Credit: Kiersten Upson, lindenhurst

My blue Doberman puppy enjoying an evening stroll on GSB a few days ago (June 2019).

Job interview ready!
Photo Credit: Tracey Fiddle from Roslyn

Job interview ready!

Spa day for Tula.
Photo Credit: Dan Wright

Spa day for Tula.

I call Hopie my blind seeing eye dog.
Photo Credit: Courtney callahan

I call Hopie my blind seeing eye dog. She is a flower girl! She adores Peonies and loves feeling the soft petals. She is a year and a half mix of Collie and Shepherd.

Alaska a three year old white German Shepherd
Photo Credit: Edward Gibson Oakdale, New York

Alaska a three year old white German Shepherd adopted from an east end shelter enjoys a beautiful spring day in her backyard.

Benny a 6 year old boggle catching his
Photo Credit: Samantha Peck, Westbury

Benny a 6 year old boggle catching his favorite ball on an sunny day. Benny loves his backyard and any chance he gets to play ball!

Duke is summer ready!
Photo Credit: Tina Condos

Duke is summer ready!

Lucy our boat dog. Enjoying her happy place
Photo Credit: Faith Rousso, Roslyn

Lucy our boat dog. Enjoying her happy place on the boat in Port Washington on Sunday June 2, 2019.

Amelie, Cookie Tula and Marshal celebrating Memorial Day
Photo Credit: Peter Chu, Forest Hils

Amelie, Cookie Tula and Marshal celebrating Memorial Day at Jordan's. They are coton de tulears.

Apollo with his favorite treat.
Photo Credit: His mom

Apollo with his favorite treat.

My daughter Heather fosters and rescues all animals.
Photo Credit: Andrea Bretscher

My daughter Heather fosters and rescues all animals. Here is her beautiful rescue dog Ghost meeting & greeting her latest foster kitten.

Fergus is ready to celebrate on Memorial Day
Photo Credit: Meghan McCabe

Fergus is ready to celebrate on Memorial Day weekend

Leah, 6, travels to her free vet visit
Photo Credit: Michael Hertz, Woodbury

Leah, 6, travels to her free vet visit at Babylon Animal Hospital after her adoption from Little Shelter in Huntington.

Cub enjoying the suns rays!
Photo Credit: Brianna Yates in Hicksville NY

Cub enjoying the suns rays!

Moe waiting for his treat.
Photo Credit: Karen Silbowitz

Moe waiting for his treat. 

Eli is ready for summer!
Photo Credit: Linsey, west Babylon

Eli is ready for summer!

Dulce and Cody celebrating Memorial Day in Blvd.
Photo Credit: Clara Ines Lara, North Bergen

Dulce and Cody celebrating Memorial Day in Blvd. East & 56th Street, West New York, NJ

Coco (3 year old Golden Doodle) chilling out
Photo Credit: Bill Nowicki, Dix Hills

Coco (3 year old Golden Doodle) chilling out on a beautiful spring day.

Zeus is hanging out poolside on Memorial Day
Photo Credit: Ilana, Lloyd Harbor

Zeus is hanging out poolside on Memorial Day weekend.

Ziggy, 3 yr old pitbull-whippet mix, learning how
Photo Credit: Amanda Gratta, East Meadow

Ziggy, 3 yr old pitbull-whippet mix, learning how to play cards.

Milo enjoying the swing at East Islip Marina
Photo Credit: Christian Sampollo, Holbrook, NY

Milo enjoying the swing at East Islip Marina May 2019.

Nine year old Harlequin is getting ready for
Photo Credit: Lori Karman Farmingdale

Nine year old Harlequin is getting ready for summer with her Fun Book.

Rosie our Ruby Cavalier King Charles has the
Photo Credit: Shari Wallwork

Rosie our Ruby Cavalier King Charles has the keys to the city.

Gracie 13 month old rescue relaxing in the
Photo Credit: John Ratomski

Gracie 13 month old rescue relaxing in the sun..

Midnight, my 12 tear old black male, loves
Photo Credit: Philip Martone Mineola NY

Midnight, my 12 tear old black male, loves to relax on the kitchen table!

Patriotic pup all set for Memorial Day.
Photo Credit: Jeanine Fereance new Hyde park

Patriotic pup all set for Memorial Day.

I think Cooper was wondering when, if ever,
Photo Credit: Joan Marchese, Glen Cove

I think Cooper was wondering when, if ever, this rain would stop.

Bandit, 1 yr old, napping on a road
Photo Credit: Amanda Gratta, East Meadow

Bandit, 1 yr old, napping on a road trip from Florida back home to New York.

Buddy delivering the Sunday newspaper!!
Photo Credit: Jennifer and west babylon

Buddy delivering the Sunday newspaper!!

Buddy, a 4 month old Boxer, is getting
Photo Credit: Kim Haverbusch Massapequa

Buddy, a 4 month old Boxer, is getting ready for a nap with his favorite toy squirrel.

Sometimes Napoleon likes to get dressed up.
Photo Credit: Vinnie Sgroi

Sometimes Napoleon likes to get dressed up.

April showers bring May flowers. Pax, a two
Photo Credit: Diane Bentivegna, New Hyde Park,

April showers bring May flowers. Pax, a two year old Labrador Retriever, is welcoming in spring in New Hyde Park, Long Island.

Buzz finally old enough to help with the
Photo Credit: Lori Walsh

Buzz finally old enough to help with the crossword puzzles.

Oliver, a three year old Havanese from Melville
Photo Credit: Marlee Krasin

Oliver, a three year old Havanese from Melville NY is getting ready for summer!!

Moe and Sparkie just hanging
Photo Credit: Karen Silbowitz

Moe and Sparkie just hanging

Pet Partners has named Winnie as an Official
Photo Credit: Lorraine Walkovik - Islip Terrac

Pet Partners has named Winnie as an Official Therapy Dog so she can share her love by visiting veterans, patients in recovery, hospitals, etc.

Benny... what up
Photo Credit: Laurie Bethpage

Benny... what up

Lilly enjoying the first sunny day
Photo Credit: Laurie Bethpage

Lilly enjoying the first sunny day

Ginger, a 3 month old Hollandlop, enjoying playtime
Photo Credit: Kevin O'Brien, Lindenhurst

Ginger, a 3 month old Hollandlop, enjoying playtime in a big fuzzy blanket.

Spring is here!!!! Cosmo enjoying Old Westbury Gardens.
Photo Credit: Barry Giaquinto MASSAPEQUA

Spring is here!!!! Cosmo enjoying Old Westbury Gardens.

Paint me like one of your French girls.
Photo Credit: Vicki Distefano, north Babylon

Paint me like one of your French girls.

Willow all snuggled up on a rainy day
Photo Credit: Marianne Salerno

Willow all snuggled up on a rainy day in Carle Place NY. 

Sibbie loves the tulips lining our front walk!
Photo Credit: Joan Marchese, Glen Cove

Sibbie loves the tulips lining our front walk!

Samson & Tiger, up close and personal -
Photo Credit: Deann Lindsley

Samson & Tiger, up close and personal - catnapping their way through the afternoon. I love to hear their little kitty snores!

Josephine Francis of Bayville, Long Island, guarding her
Photo Credit: Kathleen Byrne

Josephine Francis of Bayville, Long Island, guarding her golden Easter egg...

Our little puppy Jasmine loves all her Easter
Photo Credit: Leo Tomei - Shirley,NY

Our little puppy Jasmine loves all her Easter toys.

A smiling Cosmo enjoying the lazy days of
Photo Credit: Barry Giaquinto

A smiling Cosmo enjoying the lazy days of summer in the backyard pool! Taken in Massapequa. (2018) Photo by Barry Giaquinto, of Massapequa

Romeo Woofish is all ready for Passover!
Photo Credit: Cara Wolfish, Cedarhurst

Romeo Woofish is all ready for Passover!

Moe getting ready for Seder.
Photo Credit: Karen Silbowitz

Moe getting ready for Seder.

This is Bailey the Havanese. Whenever Bailey gets
Photo Credit: Catherine Vieyra, Forest Hills

This is Bailey the Havanese. Whenever Bailey gets into mischief, she wears this look of "who, me?" as she gets caught!

Cooper, 9 year old Cavachon, celebrating Easter early
Photo Credit: Dale, Levittown

Cooper, 9 year old Cavachon, celebrating Easter early at his dog sitters house.

Lily would like to know if she could
Photo Credit: Diane Biegler, Commack

Lily would like to know if she could be the new Peeps mascot.

My mother made me do it....
Photo Credit: Meredith Merced , Mount Sinai

My mother made me do it....

George, a 9year old havanese, thinks he?s the
Photo Credit: Diane Sciambra of Centerport

George, a 9year old havanese, thinks he?s the Easter Bunny.

Bunny Luke wishing everyone a Happy Easter.
Photo Credit: Theresa Syers Levittown

Bunny Luke wishing everyone a Happy Easter.

Mia with her Easter bonnet wishing everyone a
Photo Credit: Theresa Syers Levittown

Mia with her Easter bonnet wishing everyone a Happy Easter.

Cooper, Toby and Lily hanging out at Callahan?s
Photo Credit: Diane Biegler, Commack

Cooper, Toby and Lily hanging out at Callahan?s Beach together.

Marley and Annie posing in front of a
Photo Credit: Joan of Interlaken, NJ

Marley and Annie posing in front of a picture of some well known folks in Asbury Park

Zippy (mastiff/pit bull) wants to be the daddy
Photo Credit: Delaney Gortner - Bellport Villa

Zippy (mastiff/pit bull) wants to be the daddy to six baby ducks my niece got for Easter.

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