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Journey and Blakely kiss big brother Tucker. Cooties!

Journey and Blakely kiss big brother Tucker. Cooties!

It’s puppy love for Woofentine Award winners

The Woofentine Awards is a joyous celebration of the love between people and their dogs, and we’re tickled pink by all the stories and pics of puppy dog eyes. Let’s meet today’s winners!

Mary and Bonus ran marathons together until he retired at age 10.

Mary and Bonus ran marathons together until he retired at age 10.

Karma and Lisa share a special bond.

Karma and Lisa share a special bond.

Lisa tells us: “This is my dog Karma about 6 months after I adopted her. My sister had died about 3 months prior, and I was still feeling the effects of that shocking loss. I didn’t realize it then, but Karma came into my life to help me deal with the fallout from losing my sister and then, less than 2 years later, helped me through the tragedy of the Virginia Tech shootings (where I was an instructor). She has been my canine caregiver through two rounds of cancer treatment. She is my all. At the time of this photo, I just knew I loved her like no one I have ever loved – and she looks pretty darn happy herself!

Ava's really got a hold on her greatest Dane Ash.

Ava’s really got a hold on her greatest Dane Ash.