Soak up the sun: Readers share summertime pet photos


Mary Lynn Burrows says Dharma loves relaxing on the back porch glider. “She loves everyone and immediately rolls on her back for belly rubs.”

Editor’s note: The Daily Reporter will feature pets of local readers occasionally, along with stories of the special bond they have with their families. Here, we share photos of animals soaking up the summer sun. To submit a photo of your family or farm favorite, email [email protected] and include your name, the name of your pet and a short description of what makes your pet special to you. Please include “Pets Page” in the subject line of the email.

Lyndsey Edwards’ Staffordshire/Chihuahua mix Cubby is “living his best life.”

Stephanie Ralich says 5-year-old Duke’s favorite place is outside on the deck and sniffing around the yard—trying to hunt rabbits.

Jennifer and David Harris say Milo is a sweet and gentle 1-year-old who loves to snuggle when he isn’t watching birds.

Chris Mayo says Piglet soaks up the morning sun often near New Palestine. “She’s always watching over the chickens and even brings mice to feed them.”

Tank, also known as Tiny Dynamite is a “feisty Dapple Dachshund,” writes Natalie Mosley Klenotic. “He smiles all of the time!”

Taquito the turtle was brought in by the cat, writes Kittie Masters. “He enjoys shrimp and sunlight.”

Samantha Youngblood says Winter is a 13-year-old Sphynx. “Her favorite things are sun bathing, eating healthy, napping, snuggling, going on leash walks and playing with her dog friends. She’s a blessing to all who know her.”