The Golden Poodle award will be shared by Oliver the Chihuahua who won a forever home by praying and to John Hwang, the shelter photographer who took the picture.
The son of President Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe drove from North Dakota to the capital to kidnap the Obama family dog and announce his run for President. Police found guns, ammunition and weapons in his car.
The Lizard Brain award goes to the judge who released him from custody with an ankle monitor.
The Neanderthal award goes to lawmakers in Romania who made a sorry attempt to interfere with the prehistoric relationship between shepherds and their dogs, something no homo sapiens would ever attempt.