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Christmas Claws winner admires her prize

PUBLISHED: 14:32 09 February 2018 | UPDATED: 14:32 09 February 2018

Ruby the dog admiring her Christmas Claws prize. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Ruby the dog admiring her Christmas Claws prize. Picture: GREGG BROWN

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Ruby the Labrador, who won the East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star’s Christmas Claws competition, is delighted with her prize.

EADT Competition prize portraits of Ruby the dog. Picture: GREGG BROWNEADT Competition prize portraits of Ruby the dog. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Back in December we asked for pictures of your Christmassy pets with 46 making it into our special supplement.

See the nominations here: Which festive animal gets your vote in our Christmas Claws competition?

The entries were vast from a guinea pig sat in tinsel to a sleepy cat - but three-year-old Ruby stole the show and received the most votes.

EADT Competition prize portraits of Ruby the dog. Picture: GREGG BROWNEADT Competition prize portraits of Ruby the dog. Picture: GREGG BROWN

The prize for Ruby and her own owner Lindsay Wright was a photoshoot and a canvas of one of the pictures - as you can see from the picture Ruby is quite happy with the new decoration in their home.

Read more: Winner of the Christmas Claws competition is announced

Lindsay Wright revealed that she had actually forgotten that she had entered the competition when a friend noticed Ruby’s photos in the paper.

Ruby the dog has won the EADT pet competition. Pictured here with owner Lindsay Wright. Picture: GREGG BROWNRuby the dog has won the EADT pet competition. Pictured here with owner Lindsay Wright. Picture: GREGG BROWN

She said: “I just thought it would be a bit of fun. I am pleased she won.”

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