Gambit Weekly's first Annual Pet Photo Contest is an overwhelming success. We received hundreds of photos of beloved canines and felines from our local puparazzi, but can only print a fraction of the best pictures here.
Thank you to all our readers who entered the online contest at www.bestofneworleans.com and shared shots of their cherished darlings with us. Log on to our Web site to see other worthy entries, and keep your camera handy to catch your favorite felines and 'dorable dogs as they roll, jump, yap and purr their way into your heart so you can enter next year's contest.
For now, however, get the treats ready and snuggle with your pet as we reveal the winners:
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