A festive Benito, who is 2, celebrates Valentine's Day. by Jocelyn Anderson
Benito, 2 from Ann Arbor. by Jocelyn Anderson
Edgeworth is 3 and lives with his housemates (one of which is Benito) in Ann Arbor. by Jocelyn Anderson
Fozzie at 14 weeks. by Karol Butcher
Filou (French for "Imp/Playful") was adopted from HSHV in December 2008 and belong to Linda Alvira & Don Hammond, and all reside happily on the west side of Ann Arbor. by Linda Alvira
Koji - a Shiba Inu - is now a year old and is seen here at 10 weeks old. She resides with her humans in White Lake Township. by Eric Shotwell
Nick and his best friend, Splinter after a play date. by Kathlene Costello
It's a tough life for a puppy. by Linda Alvira
Trip's human has this to say:
"This is our newest furbaby, Trip. He was adopted on New Years Eve (2011). He is now 3 months old. He was part of a litter that was left outside a shelter in Tennessee and driven by a pet charity to our own HSHV for a better chance at adoption. He is a wonderful addition to our family (he's lost his southern accent already). He is in a puppy class at the A2 Dog Training Club, and today he accompanied me to the hairdressers while I had my hair cut. He was quite a hit and was wonderfully well behaved." by Linda Alvira
Olga, seen here at 7 weeks of age, is a German Shepherd and lives with her people in Ann Arbor. by Candace Kinsler
Nick is seen here taking a nap, and hails from Dexter. by Kathlene Costello
Fozzie shows his Valentine's Day spirit. He lives in Ann Arbor with his family. by Karol Butcher
"My study buddy Talouse - a one year old rescue kitty and a true joy!" by Amy Graham
Seen here at 8 weeks, Olga is growing fast! by Candace Kinsler
Poochie is 8 months old and is seen here crashed after some serious playtime.
As his proud "grandma" tells it, "He lives, bounces, and naps primarily in Ypsi, but he comes to get spoiled by his bubbe, me, in Ann Arbor quite often!" by Mary Bilyeu
This week, we were so glad once again see the enthusiasm that our readers have for sharing their photos of their beloved pets — and their ability to capture the essence of each of them.
Companion animals have a unique way of making us smile, and you'll get the chance to see a bunch of cute critters this week — the youngest members of our readers' families. It's a fun way to end your week!
Participating in our weekly photo blog is easy — simply email a photo of your pet, just being him or herself, to firstname.lastname@example.org any time for our weekly Pet Photo Friday feature.
Be sure to include the name of the animal(s), as well as their age and city or township of residence in your email. Photos should be 1200 pixels wide and in .jpg format.
We put the week's photos into a slideshow, publish and promote each Friday here in the Pets section.
Lorrie Shaw is leads the pets section for AnnArbor.com. You can follow her daily pet adventures on Twitter and subscribe to AnnArbor.com's email newsletters.