PHOTOS: Semiahmoo Peninsula pets get into the holiday spirit

Baby, a 10-year-old rescue cat. (Joanna Lemay photo)Baby, a 10-year-old rescue cat. (Joanna Lemay photo)
Rescue dog Bean poses in a Christmas sweater (Scarlett Ballantyne photo)Rescue dog Bean poses in a Christmas sweater (Scarlett Ballantyne photo)
Bella, with antlers. (Morgan McLean photo)Bella, with antlers. (Morgan McLean photo)
Bentley, enjoying the lights. (Gina VanDer Meulen photo)Bentley, enjoying the lights. (Gina VanDer Meulen photo)
Bentley, in the tree. (Tammy Unger photo)Bentley, in the tree. (Tammy Unger photo)
Bo, a seven-year-old Staffordshire terrier. (Shane N. Cyn photo)Bo, a seven-year-old Staffordshire terrier. (Shane N. Cyn photo)
Boozo, aka Booz, an 11-year-old beagle terrier-pug. (Chelsea Lamb photo)Boozo, aka Booz, an 11-year-old beagle terrier-pug. (Chelsea Lamb photo)
Callie, a four-year-old collie, visits with a few friends. (Terri Lam photo)Callie, a four-year-old collie, visits with a few friends. (Terri Lam photo)
(Jess Rinks photo)(Jess Rinks photo)
(Taylor Michelle photo)(Taylor Michelle photo)
(Taylor Michelle photo)(Taylor Michelle photo)
(Joanna Lemay photo)(Joanna Lemay photo)
Charlie, in his best festive outfit. (Rachel Leeder photo)Charlie, in his best festive outfit. (Rachel Leeder photo)
Charlie, a seal-point ragdoll cat, wishing everyone a Merry Christmas. (Karen Ilett Creech photo)Charlie, a seal-point ragdoll cat, wishing everyone a Merry Christmas. (Karen Ilett Creech photo)
Cher, a seven-year-old miniature schnauzer. (Anna Pasternak photo)Cher, a seven-year-old miniature schnauzer. (Anna Pasternak photo)
Chika, a six-year-old Chihuahua. (Jane Dough photo)Chika, a six-year-old Chihuahua. (Jane Dough photo)
Clifford – who will turn four years old on Christmas Day – is a Shepherd/husky mix. (Casey Wright photo)Clifford – who will turn four years old on Christmas Day – is a Shepherd/husky mix. (Casey Wright photo)
‘I swear that dog is being good,’ says photo submitter Karen Jackson.‘I swear that dog is being good,’ says photo submitter Karen Jackson.
Domino, a six-year-old Springer spaniel. (Kelly Mrus photo)Domino, a six-year-old Springer spaniel. (Kelly Mrus photo)
11-year-old Eddy. (Kirsten Kronstorfer photo)11-year-old Eddy. (Kirsten Kronstorfer photo)
Funny, an 11-year-old Scottish Straight cat. (Tami Main photo)Funny, an 11-year-old Scottish Straight cat. (Tami Main photo)
Indiana Jones, a 12-year-old mixed breed, is following all COVID-19 mask protocols this holiday season. (Marnie Goodwin Miller photo)Indiana Jones, a 12-year-old mixed breed, is following all COVID-19 mask protocols this holiday season. (Marnie Goodwin Miller photo)
Kahlo, a rescue dog. (Scarlett Ballantyne photo)Kahlo, a rescue dog. (Scarlett Ballantyne photo)
Larrie, a 13-year-old domestic short hair cat. (Chantel Mousseau photo)Larrie, a 13-year-old domestic short hair cat. (Chantel Mousseau photo)
Lief, wearing his reindeer antlers. (Vickie Darts photo)Lief, wearing his reindeer antlers. (Vickie Darts photo)
Lola, an 11-year-old golden retriever. (Michael Klaver photo)Lola, an 11-year-old golden retriever. (Michael Klaver photo)
Lucy, a one-year-old American cocker spaniel, ready for the holidays. (Cathy McAloney photo)Lucy, a one-year-old American cocker spaniel, ready for the holidays. (Cathy McAloney photo)
Two-year-old Malibu. (Mimi MacLeod photo)Two-year-old Malibu. (Mimi MacLeod photo)
Mason keeps watch over the Christmas tree. (TiaOlimpia Lozano photo)Mason keeps watch over the Christmas tree. (TiaOlimpia Lozano photo)
Maya and Luna, both eight years old, check out a Santa hat neither was forced to wear because “I value my life” says owner Laura Mayes. (Laura Mayes photo)Maya and Luna, both eight years old, check out a Santa hat neither was forced to wear because “I value my life” says owner Laura Mayes. (Laura Mayes photo)
Maypo, a one-year-old bearded dragon. (Vivian Tsang photo)Maypo, a one-year-old bearded dragon. (Vivian Tsang photo)
Mickey (Tracy Bullock Martin)Mickey (Tracy Bullock Martin)
Moose, a four-month-old French Bulldog. (Dani MacMillan photo)Moose, a four-month-old French Bulldog. (Dani MacMillan photo)
Olive, a three-year-old puggle. (White Rock Farmers Market photo)Olive, a three-year-old puggle. (White Rock Farmers Market photo)
Ollie, 11. (Mimi MacLeod photo)Ollie, 11. (Mimi MacLeod photo)
Ona, a 13-year-old weimaraner, with some friends. (Rebecca Jacobs photo)Ona, a 13-year-old weimaraner, with some friends. (Rebecca Jacobs photo)
Four-month old Pepper. (Niina Alice photo)Four-month old Pepper. (Niina Alice photo)
Labradors Piper, 3, and Bella, 5. (Joanne Armstrong photo)Labradors Piper, 3, and Bella, 5. (Joanne Armstrong photo)
Presh, six-year-old Persian. (Petra Leroy photo)Presh, six-year-old Persian. (Petra Leroy photo)
Reggie, a three-year-old Buggstralian, is clearly excited for the holidays. (Kangaroo Kaz photo)Reggie, a three-year-old Buggstralian, is clearly excited for the holidays. (Kangaroo Kaz photo)
Stella, a one-year-old French bulldog, visits with Santa. (Cindy Hanna photo)Stella, a one-year-old French bulldog, visits with Santa. (Cindy Hanna photo)
Stella, a Malinois lab cross, passed away in September at 10 years old. ‘We miss her dearly,’ said owner Janine Lepine. (Janine Lepine photo)Stella, a Malinois lab cross, passed away in September at 10 years old. ‘We miss her dearly,’ said owner Janine Lepine. (Janine Lepine photo)
Sugar, a Chihuahua mix. (Scarlett Ballantyne photo)Sugar, a Chihuahua mix. (Scarlett Ballantyne photo)
Teddy, a one-year-old Bernedoodle. (Ally Ullmer)Teddy, a one-year-old Bernedoodle. (Ally Ullmer)
Theo, a 12-year-old pug-Shitzu, and and Iluka, a nine-year-old whippet. (Kangaroo Kaz photo)Theo, a 12-year-old pug-Shitzu, and and Iluka, a nine-year-old whippet. (Kangaroo Kaz photo)
Thor, a four-month-old French bulldog. (Jenn Van Iderstine photo)Thor, a four-month-old French bulldog. (Jenn Van Iderstine photo)
Willard, an eight-year-old Doberman. (Sue Georgelin Ferguson)Willard, an eight-year-old Doberman. (Sue Georgelin Ferguson)
Willow, a seven-year-old Bernese Mountain Dog. (Sofia McGinn photo)Willow, a seven-year-old Bernese Mountain Dog. (Sofia McGinn photo)
Ike (Tammy Unger photo)Ike (Tammy Unger photo)

On Wednesday, we asked Peace Arch News readers to submit photos of their pets all dressed up for Christmas, and the submissions did not disappoint.

Whether the photos were of dogs wearing antler hats or cats in Christmas trees – or even one bearded dragon – it’s clear that everyone on the Semiahmoo Peninsula is getting into the holiday spirit.



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