Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Mink is a two-year-old Sheltie who loves treats, sunbathing and running around the backyard pool.
Mink is the youngest of five dogs at the Fitch household in Gulfport. Deirdre Fitch, Mink's owner, describes her as a calm, loving and playful dog. Fitch entered Mink in our first "Lovable Dog Photo Contest" on Gulfport Patch in December and after receiving 20 votes, Mink was declared the winner and received a goodie bag with a $25 gift card to Petco. Fitch is an active animal lover who's been teaching dog obedience and manners for more than 25 years. When Fitch is not spending time with her family and furry friends, she is teaching classes every Tuesday at the Dog Training Club of St. Pete at 4400B 34th St. N in St. Petersburg. Fitch is also a member of the Tampa Bay Area Sheepdog Club. Fitch says Mink loves to sunbath in their backyard …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Wow! Gulfport loves dogs and these furry friends love us back! Who do you think has the most lovable dog? Vote today!
Check out our photo gallery of lovable dogs! From backseat drivers to couch potatoes and puppy-dog eyes, these photos can make anyone smile, laugh and say "ohhhhh!" We asked, and readers responded to our first ever Lovable Dog Photo Contest! So, who's the winner? It's up to you, Patch readers! Vote for your favorite photo by letting us know which photo you like. It's easy! Just leave your numbered choice in the Comment Section. There are 47 numbered photos. UPDATE Wednesday 6:45 p.m.: We will allow each reader to vote for more than one photo - just make sure to specify which #'s if you decide to vote for two or even three photos. Voting in the comment section will start on Wednesday, Jan. 2, and end at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9. The dog (…
Friday, December 28, 2012
Time is running out to upload that adorable photo of your dog that is sure to be the winner in Gulfport's Most Lovable Dog Photo Contest!
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Friday, December 28, 2012
Perhaps we should rename Gulfport's Most Lovable Dog Photo Contest. Judging from the 16 photos uploaded so far, maybe we should call it Gulfport's Most Lovable Dogs and Their Lovable Owners. Many of the photos submitted show dog owners in a state of bliss with their dogs: hugging them, nuzzling them, napping with them. You can't help but smile and give your own dog an extra scritch behind the ears as you scroll through the Photo Gallery above. Better yet grab your camera or cell phone. Because time is running out to enter the Most Lovable Dog Photo Contest. You have until midnight Dec. 31. It's easy to enter. Really. 1.) Just upload your photo to this article. Add a caption, too! 2.) Submit as many photos as you like, from now through …