The Kennel Club, the official kennel club of the UK and the oldest kennel club in the world, has just announced the winning photos for the Dog Photographer of the Year 2015 contest, the largest dog photography competition in the world.
Here are the 24 winning shots — the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place photos in each of the 8 categories:
Assistance Dogs and Dog Charities
Dogs at Play
Dogs at Work
I Love Dogs Because…
Man’s Best Friend
You can see a full gallery of the winning images alongside details about each of the photos over on the Dog Photographer of the Year website.
Image credits: Photo copyrights owned by their respective photographers, and images courtesy Dog Photographer of the Year