Bird Dogs,Bird Dogs & Training  |  09/01/2016

Winners of the 2016 Puppy Photo Contest

The results are in—thank you to all who submitted photos of their little hunting buddies this year. Below are the winners of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s fifth annual Puppy Photo Contest, sponsored by SportDOG Brand and Purina Pro Plan.

Grand Prize

From Hurricane, Utah – Max Barker’s German shorthaired pointer, “Alta”

German Shorthaired Pointer PuppyFirst Prize

From Frederick, Colorado – Evan Slee’s English springer spaniel, “Riley”

English Springer Spaniel PuppyEditor’s Choice

1. From Deerfield, Illinois – Tony Alberti’s Labrador retriever, “Huntley”
Labrador Retriever Puppy2. From Oswego, New York – Donald Mills’ Brittany, “Sadie”
Brittany Puppy3. From Oak Grove, Missouri – Kyleigh Campbell’s Labrador retriever, “Gracie Mae Campbell”
Labrador Retriever Puppy4. From Temple, Texas – Jeanine Clark’s Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever, “Torch”
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Puppy5. From Bismarck, North Dakota – Jolene Beck’s German shorthaired pointer, “Em”
German Shorthaired Pointer PuppyFor those who want to see more bird dog puppies – View all puppy contest entries. Regarding Grand Prize and First Prize winners, please review the “winning photos” section in the contest rules and regulations, which covers reasons for disqualification – the use of invalid emails and voting multiple times within 24 hours.
Bird dog photos help Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever draw interest to upland hunting and wildlife habitat conservation. Have a photo you’d like to share? We’re always looking for Dog of the Day submissions. Submit photos to – include your name, your dog’s name and breed, and a brief description.