Oliver, a wire-haired Dachshund, searches for badgers in the backyard. He is the pet of Galen and Susie Tarman, of Lawrence.
Rufus keeps watch on the sailing vessel Con Brio at Lake Perry. The dog belongs to Jeff and Sammie Messick of Lawrence.
MyKee celebrated her 12th birthday in June by allowing her owner to watch the Tony Awards with friends in another room of the house. The keeshond belongs to Paul Stephen Lim.
Petey, an American Bulldog, strikes a pose at the age of six weeks. Petey belongs to Maddie Glass of Lawrence.
Best Buddies Holly, a 3-year-old boxer, and Kirby, a 5-year-old Jack Russell terrier, always stick together. Both dogs belong to the Dedloff family of Lawrence.