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PETS: Readers send in photos of their animals

Readers have submitted hundreds of entries to the View’s pets section. And, because we only can feature a few photos each week in the newspaper, we decided to expand the sharing online. We hope you enjoy these extra faces, and remind you to check back each Tuesday for more photos of your best friends.

Di Boland of Henderson said that when she moved to the valley from Tennessee, Lake Mead was one of the first places she wanted to visit. Here, one of her bischons, Missy, plays in some mud along the water’s edge.

“Hi, I’m Pismo Beck. I was given to my mom at 8 weeks old as a birthday present. Now, I don’t know if she knew it or not, but at that given time it was love at first sight. She agrees that I am the best watchdog in the world! I was named after our favorite beach in California. Me and my mom love going to all the different parks in Vegas. I love sliding down the tallest of slides. Mom has taught me to dance and to do every trick in the book. I am very smart and have trained my mom how to be patient. This is my best watchdog picture.” Submitted by Marilyn Beck, Las Vegas

“This is our special guy, Korkie,” wrote Traci and Kevin Rodius of Las Vegas. “He is the sunshine of our lives. One of his favorite things is for me to hold him and sing him the song ‘You Are My Sunshine.’ He brings a smile to everyone who knows him.”

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