"My relaxed Rottie MAXX after his dental cleaning. He still loves me!" by M. Delong
"Baby on his first day of school. Baby is 10 years old and lives in Superior Township." by Patty Bradley
"Sunny, 9 yr old pit mix found the safest place to wait out last weeks thunderstorms. She lives in Ypsi Twp." (Poor baby!) by J. Sorensen
"Here is Magnolia -- she is a terrifically sweet lass who is currently looking for a forever home that includes walks in the woods, morning snuggles, and lots and lots of hanging out in the couch. Still has a ton of 'get up and go' at 7-ish years old, but adjusts her activity level to whatever the vibe is
She is a dream foster dog. Dog friendly, for sure, but wouldn't recommend cats. Available for adoption from the Humane Society of Huron valley. Many, many more photos available." :) by Hannah Ashmore
"We took Bo, who is a 5 year-old Lab, and 8 1/2 year-old Jack Russell, Maggie to the dog swim at Buhr Park this week. It was a lot of fun. Highly recommend it!"
by The Pollak Family
We invite our readers to interact here on the pets section any chance we get, and one thing is evident: People are passionate about their companion animals, no matter what breed they are. And as we see at the end of each week, they like to show off their cute pet photos
It's always fun to see what our readers' lives are like with their own pets and other animals, and there are always interesting stories to tell.
This week, you'll see area dogs and cats, including a pair of pooches who took advantage of the annual Buhr Park Dog Swim, a dog who made it through his dental cleaning, another who isn't fond of thunderstorms and a sweet girl who is waiting for a forever home.
It's all in good fun!
Participating in our weekly photo blog is easy — simply email a photo of your pet to email@example.com any time for our weekly Pet Photo Friday feature.
Next week's slideshow is special: we want to see your pets being extra good. You'll recall that earlier this week, the topic of Dog Faming was featured. Knowing how many loveable pets share lives with our readers and are a joy to be around, we want to feature them being at their best.
How have you caught your pet being good lately? Share your photo, along with a little back story on what they do best. Do they give a "sit" when you ask for it? What about when you open a entry door -- do they stay back from it when it's opened, despite their curiosity? Do they avoid diving for dropped food when you accidentally drop something?
Along with a brief description of your dog's good behavior, 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 1,200 pixels wide and in .jpg format.
We'll put the photos into a slideshow, publish and promote it next Friday here in the Pets section.
Lorrie Shaw leads the pets section for AnnArbor.com. You can follow her daily pet adventures on Twitter and subscribe to AnnArbor.com's email newsletters.