Dog Photographer Of The Year 2018 Winners are announced and they are just stunning. There are 10 categories in this contest: Assistance Dogs, Dogs at Play, Dogs at Work, I Love Dogs Because…, Man’s Best Friend, Oldies, Portrait, Puppies, Rescue, and Young Pup. The overall winner for 2018 is Monica van der Maden from the Netherlands.

Judges Mentions:

  • Alice Loder, UK – Dogs at Play
  • Darren Hall, UK – Dogs at Play
  • Leslie Plesser, US – Dogs at Work
  • Bendik Almås, Norway – Man’s Best Friend
  • Inés Tafalla, Spain – Man’s Best Friend
  • Viktoria Baranova, Estonia – Portrait
  • Jonathan Yearsley, UK – Portrait
  • Alicia Zymslowska, Poland – Puppy
  • JarmilaEckardt, Germany – Rescue
  • Euan Shannon, UK – Young Pup

You can find Dog Photographer Of The Year on the web:

Overall Winner By Monica van der Maden

Overall Winner By Monica van der Maden

© Monica van der Maden

1st Assistance Dog By Dean Mortimer

1st Assistance Dog By Dean Mortimer

© Dean Mortimer

2nd Assistance Dog By Maria Cristina Nadalin

2nd Assistance Dog By Maria Cristina Nadalin

© Maria Cristina Nadalin

3rd Assistance Dog By Craig Turner-Bullock

3rd Assistance Dog By Craig Turner-Bullock

© Craig Turner-Bullock



1st Dogs at Play By Elinor Roizman

1st Dogs at Play By Elinor Roizman

© Elinor Roizman

2nd Dogs at Play By Steffi Cousins

2nd Dogs at Play By Steffi Cousins

© Steffi Cousins

3rd Dogs at Play By Sarah Beeson

3rd Dogs at Play By Sarah Beeson

© Sarah Beeson

1st Dogs at Work By Tracy Kidd

1st Dogs at Work By Tracy Kidd

© Tracy Kidd

2nd Dogs at Work By Richard Lane

2nd Dogs at Work By Richard Lane

© Richard Lane

3rd Dogs at Work By Ian Squire

3rd Dogs at Work By Ian Squire

© Ian Squire

1st I Love Dogs Because By Tamara Kedves

1st I Love Dogs Because By Tamara Kedves

© Tamara Kedves

2nd I Love Dogs Because By Elise Finney

2nd I Love Dogs Because By Elise Finney

© Elise Finney

3rd I Love Dogs Because By Kirsten van Ravenhorst

3rd I Love Dogs Because By Kirsten van Ravenhorst

© Kirsten van Ravenhorst

1st Man’s Best Friend By Joana Matos

1st Man's Best Friend By Joana Matos

© Joana Matos

2nd Man’s Best Friend By Sherilyn Vineyard

2nd Man's Best Friend By Sherilyn Vineyard

© Sherilyn Vineyard

3rd Man’s Best Friend By Cheryl Murphy

3rd Man's Best Friend By Cheryl Murphy

© Cheryl Murphy



1st Oldies By Monica van der Maden

1st Oldies By Monica van der Maden

© Monica van der Maden

2nd Oldies By Rachele Z. Cecchini

2nd Oldies By Rachele Z. Cecchini

© Rachele Z. Cecchini

3rd Oldies By Philip Wright

3rd Oldies By Philip Wright

© Philip Wright

1st Portrait By Carol Durrant

1st Portrait By Carol Durrant

© Carol Durrant

2nd Portrait By Katarzyna Siminiak

2nd Portrait By Katarzyna Siminiak

© Katarzyna Siminiak

3rd Portrait By Michael M Sweeney

3rd Portrait By Michael M Sweeney

© Michael M Sweeney

1st Puppies By Klaus Dyba

1st Puppies By Klaus Dyba

© Klaus Dyba

2nd Puppies By Charlie Nunn

2nd Puppies By Charlie Nunn

© Charlie Nunn

3rd Puppies By Robyn Pope

3rd Puppies By Robyn Pope

© Robyn Pope

1st Rescue Dogs Sonya Kolb

1st Rescue Dogs Sonya Kolb

© Sonya Kolb

2nd Rescue Dogs Leslie Plesser

2nd Rescue Dogs Leslie Plesser

© Leslie Plesser

3rd Rescue Dogs Christina Roemmelt

3rd Rescue Dogs Christina Roemmelt

© Christina Roemmelt



1st Young Pup Photographer By Mariah Mobley

1st Young Pup Photographer By Mariah Mobley

© Mariah Mobley

2nd Young Pup Photographer By Sienna Wemyss

2nd Young Pup Photographer By Sienna Wemyss

© Sienna Wemyss

3rd Young Pup Photographer By Maisie Mitford

3rd Young Pup Photographer By Maisie Mitford

© Maisie Mitford

Photo Credits: The PHOTOGRAPHER is the copyright holder of their image and has provided the Kennel Club use of their image(s) under licence solely for editorial use in promotion of the Dog Photographer of the Year 2018 competition.

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