March 23 is National Puppy Day. To celebrate, we asked readers to send in photos of their pampered pups, so that we could create a photo gallery to salute the puppies (young and young-at-heart) of Napa County.
Thank you to all our readers for sending in pictures of your pups. The gallery was assembled in the order in which the photos were received.
Want to see your pet in print?
Submit your pet for our Pic of the Litter feature.
Lola is a wild one! She is just full of life, and loves her walks, squeaky balls, kids and egg whites in the morning. She loves to cuddle and her best friend is Tucker, a black Labrador. Lola is the sweetest puppy and is turning 2 in September.
Submitted by Nathalie Vache, Napa
Lady is 11 months old.
Submitted by Siobhan O'Grady, Napa
This is a litter of puppies was rescued by Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch. They had a rough start but very happy ending. They took over the home of Deassa Binstock, and volunteers took turns caring for them.
Submitted by Nora Hiller, Calistoga
"We love our little girl Charlie! She rescued us and is a dream come true." -- Cynthia Eaton, Napa
Submitted by Cynthia Eaton, Napa
Shadow is the newest member of the Audio House family.
Submitted by Jag Rattu, American Canyon
Submitted by Elizabeth Hardin, St. Helena
"Gussi is the cutest little cattle dog I’ve ever seen. He’s 4 months old and has a lot to learn.good thing he’s a smarty." -- Ashley, Napa
Submitted by Ashley, Napa
Submitted by Wendy Caporale, Middleton
Bailey is a Bichon Frise. He loves his yard and guards all who enter it! He is a friendly and fun loving ball of fur.
Submitted by Terry Longoria
Submitted by Susanna Alcaraz, Napa
Lucy & Lily
Lucy & Lily are both rescues and love the Napa Valley life romping through the vineyards.
Submitted by Tracy Smith, St. Helena
is a 3 year old golden doodle who loves his squeaky toys , going to the parkie and his brother from another mother, Winston the cat.
Submitted by Janet Brown, Napa
"My sister passed away and Sammy needed a home." -- Margaret DeGraaf, Napa
Submitted by Margaret DeGraaf, Napa
Maya and Bella
"Maya is our Boston terrier and Bella is our Yorkie. They are super spoiled and loved." -- Angie Verdejo, Napa
Submitted by Angie Verdejo, Napa
Minnie is a sweet 2-year-old shihtzu who knows she’s a spoiled furbaby and enjoys every second of it!
Submitted by Grace, Napa
Cleo & Soda
Soda is a rescue from the Napa animal shelter. She is a love bug. She loves to play at the park with her ball. She has very stinky breath, but will kiss you over and over. Cleo is 15-years-old. She loves to be outside smelling the fresh air and she loves to chase squirrels. They both love dinner time and treats.
Submitted by Tamara, Napa
Penelope loves to cuddle and lay in the warm sun. Her favorite time of day is when we go in the car to pick up and drop off kids a zillion times.
Submitted by Cassie Aguilera, American Canyon
"I adopted Lucy from a shelter as a puppy. She’s the sweetest dog in the world (I’m not the least bit biased). She loves all people and all tennis balls. She runs fast, kisses often, and snores loudly. I could not imagine life without her." -- Nicole, Napa
Submitted by Nicole, Napa
Brandi & Tucker
"Brandi & Tucker are full of energy and totally lovable." -- Allison Hayes, St. Helena
Submitted by Allison Hayes, St. Helena
Lola, age 5, is the sweetest Cocker. She loves everyone, and she has her Championship and Canine Good Citizen titles.
Submitted by Linda Luchsinger, Napa
Teddy has the nickname "Teddy the Terrorist ". He is always happy and a little obnoxious at the same time.
Submitted by Linda Luchsinger, Napa
Gus turned 15 on March 3.
Submitted by Heather Kormos, Calistoga
Ruger & Gus
Ruger and Gus are best friends. Ruger is 5, and Gus is 15!
Submitted by Brett Kormos, Calistoga
Hunter is an adorable shiba inu who loves walk, cuddles, and toys!
Submitted by Mary Kate, Napa
Submitted by Diana, Napa
Submitted by Denise Garcia Salinas, Napa
Rylee is a 3-year-old Welsh terrier. She loves being outside, is obsessed with tennis balls, and enjoys going to work with mom to brighten everyone’s day. She knows how to dance (carries a record of 3 spins), roll over and hunt down any toy you hide by using her nose. Full of energy and love; she’s quite frankly the best ever.
Submitted by Nadine Kelley, Napa
Comino is an emotional support dog.
Submitted by Rocio Mendieta, Napa
Bordeaux & Burgundy
Bordeaux is an 8-year-old labradoodle and was recused when she was 5 months from a tiny cage in Orville. Burgundy is a 3-year-old standard poodle, and he was rescued from being abandoned in a closet for 2 weeks in South Carolina. They have rescued us and now enjoy the vineyard life! -- Beverly Sodhani, St. Helena
Submitted by Beverly Sodhani, St. Helena
Our three-month-old Havanese really is a sweetie. She gives us nothing but joy, love and laughter. We adore her! -- Maria Loudis, Napa
Submitted by Maria Loudis, Napa