Water Pets Photo Contest

Sponsored by Lisa Groover of McEnearney Associates, A Dog's Day Out and KH Giving!


Congratulations to our July winner, Fitz! 

It's hot out — especially for our pets.

Get a photo of your pet in (or at least near) water and upload the photo below! It can be the ocean, pool, lake, river or even the bathtub or sink.

Then, tell your friends and family and strangers to come to this page to vote, and the top vote-getter will win some great prizes! 

This contest ends Aug. 30, so be sure to enter early and get your friends and family to vote every day at the bottom of this page by clicking on the vote tab.



KHGiving-dog-bandanasKH Giving is an Alexandria-based not-for-profit organization that has created living-wage jobs for people Alexandria. 

KH Giving immediately injects funds into local businesses and restaurants by using a portion of the proceeds from product sales to purchase gift cards and merchandise from local establishments. The gift cards and merchandise are then given away in multiple raffles to promote the businesses.

Check out the pet bandanas and more at KHGiving.org.


LisaGrooverLisa Groover is a licensed real estate agent with McEnearney Associates, Inc. in Old Town Alexandria. Having had seven golden retrievers since moving to Alexandria in 1989, she is dedicated to helping other dog owners through the challenges of renting, buying and selling their home.

Her dog owner clients Tracy and Sherrie said, “Being the first time we sold a home, Lisa made us feel like her only client, and was extra attentive to our needs as we have three dogs. We would use Lisa again in a heartbeat!“ Contact her through LisaGroover.com.


ADDOlogoA Dog's Day Out — In 2004, a father and son team opened A Dog’s Day Out (ADDO) in Northern Virginia. ADDO has continued to grow with locations in Del Ray and in Alexandria's West End plus Vienna, Springfield and more! ADDO offers premier cage-free dog daycare, boarding and grooming services. Your dog will be able to socialize in small, medium, or large daycare spaces with dog-loving staff throughout each day. All dogs are separated by size so they only play with appropriately-sized playmates.

ADDO believes in fostering a caring, safe, and loving environment for your dog. The friendly and attentive staff will care for your dog as if they were their very own. When you leave your dog at one of their large, clean and accommodating facilities, you know in your heart that they are in great hands. We encourage you to visit any of the facilities to check out what your dog is missing. Learn more at ADogsDayOut.com.



1. Upload a photo or link to a video of your pet in or near the water.

2. Provide us with a VALID email address (so we can reach you if you win)!

3. Tell your famiy and friends to vote DAILY. They can vote by coming to this page and clicking on the 'vote' tab every day through Aug. 30 at noon. 

Note: Our September pet photo contest will be focused on pets and kids, so get ready!