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

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.

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.

Our King Charles, Louie, is ready for spring.
Photo Credit: Shari Wallwork Wantagh

Our King Charles, Louie, is ready for spring.

Xena, the 2 year old bulldog Found a
Photo Credit: Anthony Marchese

Xena, the 2 year old bulldog Found a comfy place to sleep in the sun on the backyard deck.

Asher, a 9-month-old Siberian Husky, awaits his first
Photo Credit: Linda Petro

Asher, a 9-month-old Siberian Husky, awaits his first Easter.

Marley enjoying the beach in Asbury Park, NJ
Photo Credit: Joan of Interlaken, NJ

Marley enjoying the beach in Asbury Park, NJ

Annie after coming home from getting her haircut.
Photo Credit: Joan of Interlaken, NJ

Annie after coming home from getting her haircut.

Bella ready for Easter fun
Photo Credit: Tess Giustino Ronkonkoma

Bella ready for Easter fun

Jasmine loves to go shopping!
Photo Credit: Leo Tomei

Jasmine loves to go shopping!

Maggie Mae, a Weimaraner, Amos, a Saint Bernard,
Photo Credit: Tara Maguire

Maggie Mae, a Weimaraner, Amos, a Saint Bernard, & Holly, a Saint Bernard of Central Islip, are dressed to impress for the upcoming Easter holiday.

Moira my new Rescue Bunny!
Photo Credit: Farmingdale

Moira my new Rescue Bunny!

Okey as the Easter Bunny
Photo Credit: Lisa Pagliaro, Merrick

Okey as the Easter Bunny

Moe a Coton de tulear inspecting Passover brisket.
Photo Credit: Karen Silbowitz

Moe a Coton de tulear inspecting Passover brisket.

Charlie needs his mouseie to sleep.
Photo Credit: Jackie Giametta Karnofsky

Charlie needs his mouseie to sleep.

Do not mistake Holly, a Saint Bernard, from
Photo Credit: Tara Maguire

Do not mistake Holly, a Saint Bernard, from Central Islip as the Easter Bunny. Here she is enjoying the views at Gardiner Park in Bay Shore.

Some bunny told Kenzie Easter was just around
Photo Credit: Kim Bernth/Remsenburg

Some bunny told Kenzie Easter was just around the corner!

Why won't he play with me?
Photo Credit: Deborah Graybosch

Why won't he play with me?

Peek a boo Charlie is grateful for his
Photo Credit: Jackie Karnofsky

Peek a boo Charlie is grateful for his new home . He was just a kitten when we adopted him ,he keeps us amused.

Tula waiting for sunrise
Photo Credit: Dan Wright

Tula waiting for sunrise

I put the Bar in Barney?
Photo Credit: Rich morgenstern

I put the Bar in Barney?

Going for a ride
Photo Credit: Debbie Orioles Smithtown ny

Going for a ride

Archie says: "AAHHHH, life is good!"
Photo Credit: Deborah Graybosch

Archie says: "AAHHHH, life is good!"

Moe a Coton de tulear making sure his
Photo Credit: Karen Silbowitz

Moe a Coton de tulear making sure his spring hat still fits.

When you tell the puppy no more playing
Photo Credit: Karen marchese

When you tell the puppy no more playing

Pax, a 2 year old red Labrador Retriever
Photo Credit: Diane Bentivegna, New Hyde Park

Pax, a 2 year old red Labrador Retriever welcomes Spring on Long Island by soaking up the sunshine and great views along the north shore coastline at Sands Point.

Vienna enjoying her first time on the beach
Photo Credit: Amanda DixHills

Vienna enjoying her first time on the beach !

Riley the Golden Retriever and Archer the Labrador
Photo Credit: Katie Skelton

Riley the Golden Retriever and Archer the Labrador Retriever are waiting for the Easter Bunny to bring them Treats

Bella the puggle ready to enjoy the spring
Photo Credit: Jessica Gould Plainview

Bella the puggle ready to enjoy the spring weather and play ball outside

Sammie is sitting poolside during the Dog Days
Photo Credit: Jenny Fahie of Center Moriches

Sammie is sitting poolside during the Dog Days of Summer. She is waiting for one of us to take her for a walk in this beautiful, perfect weather.

My name is Mowgli; I am an eight
Photo Credit: Brittany Levithan

My name is Mowgli; I am an eight month Mini Labradoodle and have lots of energy. You can follow me on Instagram @littledoodlemo to see what trouble I get into next!

Milo(2 yrs old) was waiting for me to
Photo Credit: Jean. Baldwin

Milo(2 yrs old) was waiting for me to come home from errands sitting on the top of the basement stairs...

Viper, our maine coon cat with his tie.
Photo Credit: Nenita Luper

Viper, our maine coon cat with his tie.

Bindi a ragdoll getting ready for Passover
Photo Credit: Karen Silbowitz

Bindi a ragdoll getting ready for Passover

Maci at the beach
Photo Credit: Barbara Clark, Levittown

Maci at the beach

Roxie needs her Newsday everyday
Photo Credit: Susan Slomka. Huntington

Roxie needs her Newsday everyday

Homer Whittaker, of Babylon, NY, 8 yrs old,
Photo Credit: Thea Schiralli

Homer Whittaker, of Babylon, NY, 8 yrs old, is happy at Mema's house, however he know there's no place like home.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Yogi, a Goldendoodle, recently turned 4
Photo Credit: Fred Cambria

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Yogi, a Goldendoodle, recently turned 4 yrs old. He loves people and is considered a Rock Star around Northport !!

Bliss is all ready for the Easter Bunny
Photo Credit: Ann Abrahamsen Medford NY

Bliss is all ready for the Easter Bunny

Nala is a 5 month old Shih Tzu
Photo Credit: Greg Walsh, Dix Hills

Nala is a 5 month old Shih Tzu puppy in Dix Hills, getting ready for her first St. Patrick's Day.

Morgan is a 9 year Beagle , rescued
Photo Credit: Valerie Montes

Morgan is a 9 year Beagle , rescued 4 years ago. He is the best dog ever.

Great grand dog, Seymour-Seamus, celebrating St.Pats a wee
Photo Credit: Kate Rothe while dog sitting

Great grand dog, Seymour-Seamus, celebrating St.Pats a wee early!

It's a windy day today according to Cuddles!
Photo Credit: Heather Oggeri

It's a windy day today according to Cuddles!

Jack in the box. 11 year old Jack
Photo Credit: Kathryn Baron

Jack in the box. 11 year old Jack loves sitting and watching the grandkids play with their blocks in their block box.

Gracie, 13 months old, Mill Pond, Wantagh.
Photo Credit: John Ratomski

Gracie, 13 months old, Mill Pond, Wantagh.

Sloan awaiting spring at Atlantic Beach.
Photo Credit: Beth OConnor

Sloan awaiting spring at Atlantic Beach.

Chaemus is a lucky dog all year round!
Photo Credit: Katrin Summers

Chaemus is a lucky dog all year round! He is a 2 yr old Hovawart, a breed that originated in the Black Forest of Germany during the 1200's.

Mango is a three year orange tabby cat.
Photo Credit: Rebecca DeSimone, Holbrook NY

Mango is a three year orange tabby cat. He loves his mommy, Rebecca DeSimone so much, he lets her dress him up for special occasions. Here he is all decked out for St Patrick's Day.

Oakley taking on the snow in style with
Photo Credit: Kristyn Sandberg

Oakley taking on the snow in style with Oakley Goggles

Admiring his owners
Photo Credit: Roscoe and East meadow

Admiring his owners

Charlie is ready for St. Patrick?s Day!
Photo Credit: Brianna - East Islip

Charlie is ready for St. Patrick?s Day!

At Banfield, Petsmart in Levittown, NY. Waiting for
Photo Credit: Alejandro Martinez

At Banfield, Petsmart in Levittown, NY. Waiting for his Doctor to examine him. Dogs name is Benson Rocks!

Baci catching up on the Oscars!
Photo Credit: Danielle DiPrizito

Baci catching up on the Oscars!

Holly, a Saint Bernard, of Central Islip is
Photo Credit: Tara Maguire

Holly, a Saint Bernard, of Central Islip is enjoying a mild, winter March day as she relaxes on the shore of Robert Moses.

Chewie (Welsh Corgi) is chilling on her new
Photo Credit: Jim Carey

Chewie (Welsh Corgi) is chilling on her new gel pad in yard during the summer.

Casey is sporting the her patriotic pride.
Photo Credit: Annette Casazza

Casey is sporting the her patriotic pride.

Peace, Love and Understanding. Josie Girl, a 8-month
Photo Credit: Photo by Audrey Asaro of North B

Peace, Love and Understanding. Josie Girl, a 8-month ShihTzu, enjoys long walks with her family. She's ready to go out and enjoy the March weather. All you need is love with Josie Girl!

Someday my prince will come, Prince Harry is
Photo Credit: Fran Moss

Someday my prince will come, Prince Harry is a pure bred British Shorthair

Saint Bernards, Amos & Holly, and Weimaraner, Maggie
Photo Credit: Tara Maguire

Saint Bernards, Amos & Holly, and Weimaraner, Maggie Mae, of Central Islip are preparing for the upcoming St. Patrick's Day festivities and are dressed for a day of Irish Shenanigans!

Jessie our Goldendoodle is meeting a new friend
Photo Credit: Meredith Kramer, baiting hollow

Jessie our Goldendoodle is meeting a new friend in Baiting Hollow.

Snow days with my best friend.
Photo Credit: Alyssa Dowd, Farmingville

Snow days with my best friend.

Every is Irish on St. Patrick's Day says
Photo Credit: Quinn Cortese Huntington Station

Every is Irish on St. Patrick's Day says Pogo, looking bit Irish.

Mango is a three year old orange tabby
Photo Credit: Rebecca, Holbrook

Mango is a three year old orange tabby who loves his mommy Rebecca so much. So much so that he allows her to dress him up like this. He also has a Halloween costume, Santa costume and assorted hats and ties.

My rescued Yorkshire Terriers (left to right )
Photo Credit: Marisa Hammock of West Islip

My rescued Yorkshire Terriers (left to right ) Ashley, Mr.Mouse, Duchess hanging out together on the couch March 1, 2018.

Amazon delivers the goods. Bindi a ragdoll.
Photo Credit: Karen Silbowitz

Amazon delivers the goods. Bindi a ragdoll.

Pax, a red Labrador Retriever, enjoying some fun
Photo Credit: Diane Bentivegna, New Hyde Park

Pax, a red Labrador Retriever, enjoying some fun retrieves in our New Hyde Park backyard in February.

Steve enjoys catching up on the news every
Photo Credit: Glenn messina setauket

Steve enjoys catching up on the news every morning.

Moe a Coton de tulear and Sparkie our
Photo Credit: Karen Silbowitz

Moe a Coton de tulear and Sparkie our California rescue making sure things are in order.

Tula at Orient Causeway.
Photo Credit: Dan Wright

Tula at Orient Causeway.

Jones beach sunset enjoyed by Bodhi and his
Photo Credit: Devin wantagh

Jones beach sunset enjoyed by Bodhi and his Dad

Reading on a Sunday afternoon.
Photo Credit: Annette Tescher

Reading on a Sunday afternoon.

Sammy just being a fashion posing pup.
Photo Credit: Wynette Bates

Sammy just being a fashion posing pup.

Eli loving eating his snowball!
Photo Credit: Linsey, west Babylon, ny

Eli loving eating his snowball!

My son's French bulldog puppy in backyard on
Photo Credit: Nicole Luikart Plainview NY

My son's French bulldog puppy in backyard on February 9th 2019

My big beautiful boy. Gable loves the snow.
Photo Credit: Joan Marchese, Glen Cove

My big beautiful boy. Gable loves the snow.

9 year old sisters, Katie and Lucy, chilling
Photo Credit: Ronni Katz

9 year old sisters, Katie and Lucy, chilling in the yard.

Daisy, a pit mix, just chillin' on the
Photo Credit: Laurie Miller

Daisy, a pit mix, just chillin' on the sofa.

Three dragons. Tater, Ocean and Turkey are three
Photo Credit: Ralph Towlen

Three dragons. Tater, Ocean and Turkey are three female Labrador Retrievers going for a hike in the Pine Barrens.

Alfie smiling for National Love Your Pet Day!
Photo Credit: Raina Harris, East Meadow

Alfie smiling for National Love Your Pet Day!

Our recent rescue Wrigley - although deaf and
Photo Credit: Dot Libby

Our recent rescue Wrigley - although deaf and mostly blind - still enjoys his days and brings great joy to ours!

Tito (beagle/bull dog mix) loves to run around
Photo Credit: LISA MCQUAIL, WANTAGH

Tito (beagle/bull dog mix) loves to run around our yard in Wantagh and play with soccer balls and lacrosse balls. He gets pretty exhausted, but still wants to play. Tito is my "gran pup."

Twinkle laying on my bed.
Photo Credit: Ginger Geronimo, Birmingham, Ala

Twinkle laying on my bed.

Looking out st the snow!
Photo Credit: Mary Ann, Brentwood

Looking out st the snow!

Clancy out playing in the snow on Tuesday,
Photo Credit: Barbara

Clancy out playing in the snow on Tuesday, 2-12-19.

Mia & Luke wishing everyone a Happy Valentines
Photo Credit: Theresa Syers

Mia & Luke wishing everyone a Happy Valentines Day.

Bailey enjoying one of his first snow days!
Photo Credit: Alyssa Dowd from Farmingville

Bailey enjoying one of his first snow days!

10 month old Marty Salecker from North Shore
Photo Credit: Bryan Salecker

10 month old Marty Salecker from North Shore loves his couch.

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