Photo of the Week: Dog Days of Chesapeake Summer

Photo of the Week: Dog Days of Summer

Image of three dogs enjoying the Bay.

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring_it was peace.—Milan Kundera

In honor of National Dog Day today, we're celebrating all our amazing four-legged friends who love the Bay and its rivers and streams as much as we do! Check out these fantastic photos below and on our Facebook Photo Album from dog and Bay lovers all across the region. If not for us, let's #SaveTheBay for our beloved Chesapeake pups! Learn more about how you can help. 

—Emmy Nicklin, CBF's Senior Manager of Digital Media


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Muggles! Photo courtesy of Tracy McMullen.
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Millie loves the shallows of the Chesapeake Bay and riding on the bow of the boat down the Chickahominy River. Photo courtesy of Matt Ferguson.
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Teddy and his cousin Marley in the marshes of Dorchester County. Happy dogs burning off the leftovers from Thanksgiving during a romp across the lowcountry. Photo courtesy of John Rodenhausen.

 

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A boy and his dog. Photo by Carol DeLuca.

—Jill Lindahl Reyes

Ensure that Jill and future generations continue to enjoy extraordinary sights and places like these along the Chesapeake. Support the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint—the plan to Save the Bay and its waters!

Do you have a favorite Chesapeake photo you'd like to submit to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Photo of the Week contest? Upload your digital photo along with a brief description of where and when it was taken, and what the Chesapeake Bay means to you. We look forward to seeing your photos!

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