POOCHES are proving paw-fect models in our festive photos contest.
The latest set of snaps in our Animal Crackers competition includes beardie Buster, sent in by owner Richard McCreary, 60, of Arklecrag, Albany, Washington.
Taking over the role of Rudolf is Baz, pictured by Mark Rothery, of Abbey Drive, Houghton.
Pictured wearing her reindeer outfit is Staffy Maisie Mai, sent in by Kayleigh Scott.
Lynsey Bittlestone, of Edward Burdis Street, Southwick, sent in two snaps, of dressed-up dogs daisy and Dave.
Tommy Alderson, 36, of Saturn Street, Seaham, photographed his eight-month-old shih-tzu Coco, in Santa hat and coat.
Also ready to party in the Christmas outfits are griffon bruxellois Flo and Merlin, sent in by owner Jean Potts, 59. of Arbroath Road, Farringdon.