Winners of Dog Photographer of the Year are Fur-tastic!

The Kennel Club has announced the winners of its annual Dog Photographer of the Year contest. Now in its 12th year, they received nearly 10,000 entries from dog lovers all over the world.

The Kennel Club is the largest organisation in the UK devoted to dog health, welfare and training.

Maria Davison, from Portugal, won the overall prize with an image of a gorgeous puppy.

Let’s take a look at some of the other winners.


by Alasdair MacLeod

Dogs at Work

by Sarah Caldecott

Dogs at Play

by Kaylee Greer

I Love Dogs

by Julian Gottfried


by John Liot


by Anastasia Vetkovskaya


by Mirjam Schreurs


by Alexandra Robins

Young Pup (Youth Awards)

by Dylan Jenkins

The full gallery of winners is available on the Dog Photographer of the Year website.

Will Nicholls is the founder of Nature TTL and a professional wildlife photographer and film-maker from England. Having been photographing since the age of 12, Will's images have won a string of awards, including the title of "Young British Wildlife Photographer of the Year" in 2009 from the British Wildlife Photography Awards. Will is also the author of the book On the Trail of Red Squirrels.

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