Gun Dog reader Graham Etches sent in this great photo of his 3-year-old golden retriever, Oliver.
The old girl's still got it. Gun Dog reader Thomas Meagher sent in this photo of his 11-year-old English cocker, Annie Mae, after a Wisconsin woodcock hunt.
Someone's ready to hunt. C.W. Jones sent in this photo of his 7-week-old black Lab puppy, Thunder, who is apparently eager to get out in the field.
Business as usual. Hannah Ferree sent in this shot of her 1-year-old GWP, Ava, working hard in the field during a hunt in Canada.
Andrew Hotton sent in this photo of his 2-year-old Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever, Atlas, training in the Rio Grande.
Gun Dog reader Chad Davis sent over this picture of 8-week-old Cash, a British Labrador, checking his master's waders for any leaks.
Reader Rhonda Price sent in this great photo of her 10-month-old wirehaired pointing griffon, Griff, on point.
Now that is a tired pup. Josh and Jennifer O'Dell sent in this photo of their 8-week-old Elhew English pointer, Ruger, taking a snooze with some of his favorite things.
Ian Pizey shared this photo of his hunting partner, Casey, a 4-year-old German shorthaired pointer, during a recent hunt in South Dakota.
Barbara Blauvelt submitted this photo of Scotiapride Tollers Scarlett, a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, at 4 months old. Visit her page at Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers visit us at scotiapridetollers.com
Derek Dirubbo sent in this awesome shot of his 6-month-old GSP, Loki, out for an early morning swim.
Gun Dog reader Adam Price sent in this photo of his 7-month-old Lab, Ace, right after retrieving some decoys.
Good boy. Gun Dog reader Travis Nissley sent in this photo of his 7-month-old black Lab, Cash, showing why dogs are truly Man's Best Friend.
Everybody loves puppies, which is what makes this one of the best photos of the year. As the saying goes, a picture is truly worth a thousand words.
Our first winner of our 2013 Gun Dog Puppies calendar giveaway was Sarah-Beth Hudson, who shared this photo of her boyfriend, Russ, and their 17-week-old Deutsch Kurzhaar, Goose, enjoying our favorite publication.