Lifestyle Pets 18 Wet Pets! Your best pictures of reluctant bathers, enthusiastic swimmers and everything in between By Carol Vinzant Published on April 24, 2009 10:05 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 15 ROCKIE Australian shepherd Rockie, who belongs to Stacey Fisher (stacey) of Everett, Wash., has to have a bath after lots of playing. 02 of 15 SAVANNAH Although Savannah looks like she’s having a blast, Julie Lane (chicky) says: “Australian Shepherds were NOT made as water dogs.” 03 of 15 MARLEY Marley gives a good shake after swimming in the Wanaque Reservoir in this pic from PruMarHen of RingwoodN.J. 04 of 15 MOLLY Poor Molly has to get a bath twice a week because of allergies. “Needless to say, she was not happy about it,” says Beverly Thie (batgirl). “In this picture I’m trying to talk her back into the sink after she tried to escape.” 05 of 15 LEIA Leia attacks a dangerous sprinkler! Kaaryn Fore (LeiaWB) of Tacoma, Wash., says her chocolate Lab goofball just loves swimming, sprinklers and summer! 06 of 15 GEORGIA It’s so satisfying to see that much dirt come off! Lauren Barrish (laurenb) says she let Georgia play in the mud pre-grooming, then caught a mid-shake snap of “our mud puppy getting rinsed off.” 07 of 15 EMMA Even wallabies need a bath. This was Emma’s first and it took two people to keep her in the tub. To find out more about what it’s like to have a miniature kangaroo as part of the family, check out our story on member Cheryl Schauers (cschauers). 08 of 15 MADISON Madison loves to swim so much, says Nancy Coryell (moonbeam) of Lutz, Fla., that “she jumps in all by herself and swims for hours and hours.” 09 of 15 JACK Check out that brown bathwater! Liz Selbitschka (OreoBlaster) says of Yorkie Poo Jack: “after some rough and tumble fun at the dog park this muddly little boy desperately needed a bath!” 10 of 15 KC Missy Nudo (missy1025) says KC doesn’t fight the bath: “He just cries a lot.” 11 of 15 HARLEE & MAC It’s a dog-rides-dog world out there! Harlee doesn’t like the water, says Barbara Burton (barbara216), “so she saw that Mac was swimming and decided to climb up on him and make him do all the work.” 12 of 15 SHADOW & JOLLY After a swim at a beach in Sandy Hook, N.J., Patrick Roger’s (shadowdad) pup Shadow dug a nice, cool hole to relax. But then her boyfriend, David Lidsky’s (astfan) Jolly, took it over – so she dug herself another! 13 of 15 CRICKET & KALE Penny Gafford (msgaff) says these dachshunds love their bath time. And that’s not the only thing they do together: Dress-up is always better with a buddy. 14 of 15 RYLEIGH Nicole Flemming Despite a petrified looking mug, Nicole Fleming (nicole101n) says Pekingese Ryleigh loves the water. 15 of 15 GEORGIE Going for a swim is Georgie’s favorite thing to do, says Mary Anne Boyer (chocolatefun). Want more? Check out our gallery of Tough Cats!