Rudy, Penny and Gilli show how they learned to hold dumbbells in their obedience lessons. The Shelties belong to Bob and Carolyn Rankin and train with the Lawrence Jayhawk Kennel Club.
Heinz, an English bulldog, is dressed appropriately for the barbecue he attended last summer. Heinz belongs to Ben and Michelle Andrews, of Lawrence.
Buddy's one cat you can let out of the bag. Tina Todd, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.
Amelia Bassett, 5, "kills" a towel during a stop-action digital shot. She lives with Lyle and LaReta Kallenbach, of Lawrence.
Zoe Lee. Adorable, hyper "westies"Â don't let their toys go, not even for a nap.
Minnie, 13, belongs to Fred and Cathie Pawlicki, of Lawrence, who submitted the photo
Lucy, 10 months, is usually a playful and rambunctious kitten, but also loves to nap. Lucy is the kitten of Kayle Tillery and Ashley Diehl of Lawrence.
"Ernie" 11, is a Jack Russell Terrier with an exceptional memory. He tells us when he is hungry by licking his lips while staring at us. He remembers his daily schedual for walks and counts his treats to make sure he gets the right amount. He gets four each evening right after supper and three more before bedtime. He won't eat any of them until the right amount have been placed before him on the floor.
Gretchen, 1, enjoys her favorite treat -- ice cream. Gretchen lives with Kyle and Jennifer Ellifritt, Lawrence.
Ernie, 11, a Jack Russell terrier, belongs to Ray Ikenberry, of Lawrence.
Vader, a black Lab, likes to visit his "grandparents," Ken and Kathie Baldwin, of Lawrence. He belongs to Jake Baldwin, of Olathe.
Minnie, a 3-year-old dachshund, belongs to Ed Ramey and Shirley Weeks, both of Lawrence.
Radar and Ranger, toy fox terriers, pose for the camera. They belong to Pat Kimbrough and Judy Todd, both of Lawrence.
Teddy, a 15-month-old Airedale terrier, hangs out with some lookalike pals. Teddy belongs to Diane and Jeff Waltho, of Lawrence.