Maevis chills out on the front porch with a pair of Elvis-style shades and sideburns. Maevis belongs to Julie and Tim Goulding, whose daughters, Jane and Grace Goulding, took the photo.
Chloe, a 3-year-old Scottish terrier, loves people and long walks. Her owners are Ken and Pat Dyer, of McLouth.
Puffin, a small mixed breed (poodle, Maltese and Pekinese), weighs 4 1/2 pounds and is fully grown. Puffin belongs to Mary Seyk and Shai Jackson, of Lawrence.
Valentine, a 2-year-old boxer, is always up for a good laugh. Her owner, Connie Harrod, of Perry, submitted the photo.
Skeeter, a mini dachshund, likes to rest on her owners' bed, where she can look out the window. She is a year old and belongs to Harold and Mary Wray, of Lawrence.
After a long day of hunting, Katie has tired paws in need of a soak. Katie's owners are David and Cheryl Stoffer, of Lawrence.
Lightning, a 3-year-old Labrador retriever, of Lawrence, beats the winter doldrums on owners Lexie and Gary Grob's treadmill. He has been walking on it since he was 6 months old. Lexie Grob submitted the photo.
Dru is a mini schnauzer when she is not chasing a toy and barking, she is sleeping - no in between! She is named after Drew Gooden and turned 2 in November.
Milo, left, a black Labrador, celebrates his 3rd birthday with a party. His friends, Max, right, and Emily were on the guest list. Milo belongs to Geri Summers, of Lawrence.
Barkley, a 12-year-old cocker spaniel, relaxes at the home of owners Jennifer and Connie Garcia, of Lawrence. Barkley died May 20 of cancer.
Sophie Jones, a 4-year-old, 26-pound schnauzer mix, kicks up grass during an April 9 visit to the Lawrence off-leash dog park. Gary and Karen Henry, Lawrence, adopted her from the Animal Rescue Foundation of Bartlesville, Okla., in June 2002.
8-month-old Camden Ridinger, of Eudora, pets friend Erin Griffiths' bunny. Camden is the son of Eryn and Justin Ridinger. The photo was submitted by his great-grandparents, Vern and Edi Oelschlaeger, of Lawrence.
Hammie, a 4-month-old Jack Russell terrier, stands in front of a yard art version of a digging pooch. Hammie is owned by David Krietemeyer, of Lecompton.
Pals Emmi, a yellow Labrador retriever, and Gidget, a beagle, visit each other for a sleepover about once a week to get their romp-and-play "fix." Emmi lives south of Lawrence with Jackie Kennedy. Gidget lives in Eudora with Karen Bennett, Jackie's sister, who submitted the photo.
Charlie Cougar, a 28-pound cat, and Babe, an 85-pound lab-chow mix, belong to Charles Gruber, of Lawrence.