Puppy dog eyes! People's choice voting opens for adorable animal photographs

RSPCA Young Photographer People's Choice Awards 2022
Hopeful for a white Christmas by photographer (age 15) from Rochdale (Image credit: Clara Drycz / RSPCA Young Photographer People's Choice Awards 2022)

Voting opens today for the RSPCA's Young Photographer People's Choice Awards, and the shortlisted images of these adorable animals captured by budding teenage photographers in the UK might just make your heart melt. 

A total of 14 images have been shortlisted, which we'll reveal below, but the voting window will only remain open for one week, opening this afternoon and closing at the deadline on March 14 13:00 GMT / 08:00 ET. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.