The winner of this week's photo contest is Tammy Mitchell of Mansfield, who submitted the photo dubbed, "Homework Helper."
As this week's winner, Tammy will receive $75 gift card from Patch.
The contest asked readers to submit their best photos of pets and their owners. Photos ranged from animal hugs to loyal dogs to holiday-themed pet outfits. Thanks to everyone who contributed for taking us on a photo adventure.
Stay tuned for another installment of Patch's Picture of the Week.