Twelve monthly Hambone Award nominees are chosen every year. Check out this year’s nominees’ incredible stories below.
Meet Ellie, Alyssa and John’s adorable and energetic goldendoodle.
Meet Rex, a shih tzu and the beloved little caretaker in Nahla’s family.
Meet Orangina, Ram and Shola’s cuddly—and aptly named—kitty.
Meet Dublin, the beloved mini Australian shepherd of Marc and Kelly’s family.
Meet Rue, the quirky and playful cattle dog-retriever-Lab mix that Alexis Rose-Hamburg and her…
Meet Rafa, a fearless Siberian mix in Susan and Jose’s pet-packed family.
Meet Shadow the Doberman, defender of the Shaw family.
Meet Casper, the beloved feline of the Rodriguez family.
Meet Nines, Catherine Nguyen’s s-s-s-lithering serpent.
Meet Maeve, the beloved chocolate Labrador retriever of Tim and his family.
Meet Rocket, the beloved terrier mix of Alex and Stephanie’s family.
Meet Russell, the loveable curmudgeonly pooch that Silva Sahakian brought into her family's life…
Check out all of our previous Hambone Award winners and their bizarre tales.
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