PETS: Readers share photos of their animals, June 26


Don and Adel Dahlheimer of Las Vegas shared this photo of their ever-vigilant guard dog, Keona, in her favorite position. “Keona was adopted from Lied on Jan. 22, 2009, following her return to Lied, after two days, by somebody with the notation, 'not working out,' ” he wrote. “Somebody’s impatience and apparent demand for immediate perfection provided a wonderful opportunity for our German shepherd, Storm, to become a big sister.”
 

"My German shepherd, Shadow, 10,  has been with me since 7 weeks of age," wrote Carole LaRocca of Las Vegas. "He LOVES his stuffed puppy! He doesn’t destroy them; just wears them out."
 

Marie and Ray Logue of Henderson shared this photo of Dakota relaxing after celebrating his 11th birthday on May 1. "He's taking a break after chasing his new ball and squeaky toy."
 


Maryann Morrone of Las Vegas shared this photo of her Coton de Tulear, Truffle. “She is 2 years old and loves to sleep on Mommy’s big bed.”
 

Mavis MacDowell of Henderson shared this photo of John Hanson and Shogun, a 21-year-old Harlequin macaw. “Shogun likes to ride on John’s arm. He gets excited when people visit.”


S.D. Rogers of Las Vegas shared this photo of Lucy and Karly (left and right) and their friend Sophie. “Sophie was just adopted by our neighbors. ... She now has a wonderful home and has become our best friend.”