Oscar celebrated his 13th birthday May 2 with his family: Amy, Alexis, Briceson, Jack and Pete Junge.
Gizmo, a half-Pomeranian and half-poodle, was rescued four years ago from a shelter in St. Joseph, Mo. He belongs to Beau and Tammy Moody, Baldwin City, and spends weekday afternoons keeping his 84-year-old grandmother, Madeleine, company.
Catch me if you can! Buddy is a 5-month-old English springer spaniel and loves to play. He belongs to Charles and Lisa Shaw, of Lawrence.
Molly is a country girl but likes to dress up on occasion. She belongs to Bonnie and Don Bruns, Baldwin City. The photo was submitted by Vickie Dingman.
Mavis, a 3-year-old purebred basset hound, has a sweet temperament she likes displaying for the camera. She belongs to Ryan Glendening, of Lawrence.
Maudie, a German shepherd, gets her face groomed by best pal Petie. It's a daily ritual at the McCoy household. Maudie and Petie belong to Missy McCoy, of Perry.
Kelly, 3, and Kitty, 1, are affectionate playmates. They belong to Millie Beers, of Lawrence.
Carli straps in for a trip to meet his owner's grandmother, Shirley Shockley of Lawrence. Carli belongs to Adam and Lisa Bryant of Tonganoxie.
Lucy enjoys being dressed up (sometimes). Lucy belongs to Lindsey Pratte of Lawrence.
Stooey Starrs will cheer on the Jayhawks while he stays warm and dry in the Minnesota winters. His puppy grandma, Denise Pettengill, made the jacket for him when he visited Kansas in July
Riley stops to smell the flowers, or maybe take a nibble? The 6-year-old golden retriever belongs to Nancy Baker, of Lawrence.
Boquita, left, and Gardel wait at the door for friends. The pair belong to Monica Cabrera Johnson of Lawrence, who submitted this photo.
Brother and sister Azi and Manta spend most of their days watching the squirrels that come into the yard. They were adopted last year from the Lawrence Humane Society by Walter and Gretchen Clark, who took this photo.
Black Persian Shea is very difficult to photograph because of her dark fur, so owner Lori Cackler took advantage of an opportunity when Shea was snoozing in her favorite sunspot.