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.
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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.
Lady is 11 months old.
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.
"We love our little girl Charlie! She rescued us and is a dream come true." -- Cynthia Eaton, Napa
Shadow is the newest member of the Audio House family.
"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
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.
Lucy & Lily
Lucy & Lily are both rescues and love the Napa Valley life romping through the vineyards.
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.
"My sister passed away and Sammy needed a home." -- 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
Minnie is a sweet 2-year-old shihtzu who knows she’s a spoiled furbaby and enjoys every second of it!
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.
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.
"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
Brandi & Tucker
"Brandi & Tucker are full of energy and totally lovable." -- Allison Hayes, St. Helena
Lola, age 5, is the sweetest Cocker. She loves everyone, and she has her Championship and Canine Good Citizen titles.
Teddy has the nickname "Teddy the Terrorist ". He is always happy and a little obnoxious at the same time.
Gus turned 15 on March 3.
Ruger & Gus
Ruger and Gus are best friends. Ruger is 5, and Gus is 15!
Hunter is an adorable shiba inu who loves walk, cuddles, and toys!
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.
Comino is an emotional support dog.
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
Our three-month-old Havanese really is a sweetie. She gives us nothing but joy, love and laughter. We adore her! -- Maria Loudis, Napa