Adventure Dog 2016 Photo Contest Winners

June 27, 2016

The 2016 Adventure Dog photo contest proved that Northwest dogs go on a lot of cool adventures with their humans!

 

This was a tough year for the staff to judge with so many amazing photos submitted! Our grand prize winner, Kirby and his human, Maria Borisov, win a RinseKit from our grand prize sponsor of the same name. And the first-, second- and third-place winners will receive products from our prize sponsor, RadDog Pet Products.

A big tail-wag goes out to our outstanding prize sponsors, RinseKit and RadDog Pet Products! Thank you for sharing your products with our winners.

Congratulations to all the dogs featured in the 2016 Adventure Dog photo contest!

Grand Prize: Kirby – Wins a RinseKit, from RinseKit.com


Kirby smiles proudly after hiking 3.5 miles to Blanca Lake near Stevens Pass in the Central Cascades. He and his human, Maria Borisov, are from Bellevue, Washington.

1st Place: Jonah – Wins a Rad Dog Feed Bag


Jonah prances proudly through the waves in the Strait of Georgia, in Lund, British Columbia. Jonah and his human, Diane Thompson, are from Olympia, Washington.

2nd Place: Luke – Wins a Rad Dog Release N Run Leash


Luke launches himself into Crescent Lake – between Crater Lake and Bend, Oregon – with Odell Butte in the background. Luke and his human, BJ Anderson, are from Salem, Oregon.

3rd Place: Cricket – Wins a Rad Dog Pocket Bowl


Cricket goes for a sunset run with Ava and Thomas Bert at Pacific Beach, Washington. Cricket and his humans, Sonja and Aaron Bert, are from Federal Way, Washington. Photo by Sonja Bert

Funniest Photo: Jonah – Wins two bags of Zuke’s Power Bones


Jonah gives a high five at Lake Chelan in Eastern Washington. Jonah and his human, Diane Thompson, are from Olympia, Washington.

Honorable Mentions

Jonah


Jonah runs out of the waves in Westport, Washington. Jonah and his human, Diane Thompson, are from Olympia, Washington.

Reese

Reese dives into a channel which connects the Sandy River and Columbia River in Troutdale, Oregon. Reese and his human, Jules Michel, live in Portland, Oregon.

And the rest . . .

(In alphabetical order)

Amber Rose


Amber Rose gallops down a snow-packed trail at Echo Ridge in Chelan, Washington. Amber Rose and her human, Diane Thompson, are from Olympia, Washington.

Amber Rose


Amber Rose, aka Bo Derek, runs along the sunny sea shore in Manzanita, Oregon. Amber Rose and her human, Diane Thompson, are from Olympia, Washington.

Apollo


Apollo takes a breather after chasing rabbits on a Sunday morning hike at Bennington Lake in Walla Walla. Apollo and his human, Mathew Kent, are from Walla Walla, Washington.

Baby


On a sunny day in Pierce County, Washington, Baby the pooch gets a canoe ride on Lake Kapowsin from her boy Hunter. Baby and her human, Sonja Bert, are from Federal Way, Washington.

Baby


Baby quenches her thirst after a romp on the beach at Ocean Shores, Washington. Baby and her human, Sonja Bert, are from Federal Way, Washington.

Bailey


Despite having terminal cancer Bailey still lives every day to the fullest! Bailey and his human, Tom Foran, are from Oregon City, Oregon.

Baker


Baker loves playing with his Frisbee. Baker and his human, Paula M. Martin, are from Vancouver, Washington.

Baker


Baker Boy and his favorite game of all time – fetching the Frisbee! Baker and his human, Paula M. Martin, are from Vancouver, Washington.

Baker


Fetching a Frisbee and running along the Oregon coast are two of Baker’s favorite activities. Baker and his human, Paula M. Martin, are from Vancouver, Washington.

Baker


Baker jumps into the pool to retrieve his toy. Baker and his human, Paula M. Martin, are from Vancouver, Washington.

Baker

On a hot day in Baker loves to cool down by fetching toys in the pool. Baker and his human, Paula M. Martin, are from Vancouver, Washington.

Baxter


Baxter is always ready for a snowshoe adventure! Baxter and his human, Stephen Hawtree, are from Kelowna, British Columbia.

Charlie


Charlie basks in the glory of reaching the top of Mount Si near North Bend, Washington. Charlie and his human, Heidi Owens, are from Kirkland, Washington

Chester


Chester catches bumper-toy at a Puget Sound Dock Dog Event. Chester and his human, Tom Guffey, are from Marysville, Washington.

Cricket


Cricket and his human Aaron check out a clear ocean view in Depoe Bay, Oregon. Chester and his humans, Aaron and Sonja Bert, are from Federal Way, Washington. Photo by Sonja Bert

Ginger


Ginger catches her breath after chasing ducks and geese in Mill Creek in Walla Walla. Ginger and her human, Matthew Kent, are from Walla Walla, Washington.

Henry


Henny ‘Ye Olde Englishe Bulldogge’ says, “Forget your photoshoot! Let’s run and play instead!” Henry and his human, Casey White, are from Federal Way, Washington.

Jonah


Jonah retrieves his bumper-toy at Lake Quinault on the Washington coast. Jonah and his human, Diane Thompson, are from Olympia, Washington.

Jonah


Jonah plays with a feather he found at Ocean Shores, Washington. Jonah and his human, Diane Thompson, are from Olympia, Washington.

Jonah and Amber Rose


Jonah tries to snag his Frisbee from his sister Amber Rose in Manzanita, Oregon. Jonah, Amber Rose and their human, Diane Thompson, are from Olympia, Washington.

Jonah and Amber Rose

Jonah and his sister Amber Rose play on the beach on Savary Island, British Columbia. Jonah, Amber Rose and their human, Diane Thompson, are from Olympia, Washington.

Jonah and Amber Rose


Jonah has fun leading his sister Amber Rose down the cross country ski trail at Echo Ridge in Chelan, Washington. Jonah, Amber Rose and their human, Diane Thompson, are from Olympia, Washington.

Keeba


Keeba plays in the water of Birch Bay in Blaine, Washington. Keeba and his human, Ruby Ovalles, are from Mill Creek, Washington. Photo by Jordyn Pel

Kirby


Kirby shakes off after a swim in Lake Washington. Kirby and his human, Maria Borisov, are from Bellevue, Washington.

Kirby


Kirby leaps with joy through the snow in Methow Valley, Washington. Kirby and his human, Maria Borisov, are from Bellevue, Washington.

Lily

Lily fetches her tennis ball at Picnic Park in Federal Way. Lily and her human, Sonja Bert, are from Federal Way, Washington.

Mick


Mick happily frolics along the trail at Ranger Creek Trail near Buckley, Washington, in the North Cascades. Mick and his human, Kim Pitkanen, are from Gig Harbor, Washington.

Reese


In the early light of dawn Reese stands on a rock to watch fish at Pickering Passage across from Squaxin Island, near Olympia, Washington. Reese and his human, Jules Michel, are from Portland, Oregon.

Reese

Reece jumps the fence near Troutdale, Oregon. Reese and his human, Jules Michel, are from Portland, Oregon.

Scout


Scout checks out the low tide at Picnic Point Beach in Edmonds, Washington. Scout and his human, Michelle Gill, are from Mukilteo, Washington.

Soph


A gear carrying adventure dog, Soph does everything she can to catch some Z’s before she has to hike farther. Soph and her human, Patrick Betts, are from Kent, Washington.

Titan


Titan takes in some fresh air. Titan and his human, Dandre Larison, are from Portland, Oregon.

Winnie

Winnie jogs along the trail during a hike in Portland’s Forest Park. Winnie and her human, Jordana Leeb, are from Portland, Oregon.