stephen marks inc.

amelia langas


world's cutest rescue dog

Meet the pups in the running for PEOPLE’s World’s Cutest Rescue Dog Contest.


Over 10,000 rescue dog owners submitted their furry friends to PEOPLE’s World’s Cutest Rescue Dog Contest presented by the PEDIGREE brand.

piper, 1

joey nord

PEOPLE had the tough job of narrowing the submissions down to these 10 finalists.

panda, 5

carly deliseo

Finalist voting is taking place now through Sept. 29.

lucy, 1

elizabeth biggs

The three dogs with the most votes will go on to be judged by celebrity judge Megan Hilty and judges from PEOPLE and the PEDIGREE brand.

keeper, 17

sarah hildreth-brown

Past winners were the cute pups Lamb Chop, Kasey and Penny.

heaven, 3

jaclyn rakers

The Grand Prize Winner will receive a custom photoshoot, a feature in PEOPLE magazine and online, a year’s supply of dog food from the PEDIGREE brand … 

fern, age unknown

stephanie means

… and a $1,000 donation to the pet rescue organization of the winner’s choice!

copper, 7

andrea kraft

How could we say no to this adorable fuzzy face?

charlie, 4

ryan hanson

Vote for your favorite pooch and read more about the finalists in the link on the next slide.

bogey, 3

kristin mignogna

vote here

aslan, 1

jennifer porter