Animals and flowers: A beautiful combination

Photo essay consisting of pictures of various adorable animals and beautiful flowers.
By Jennifer Hayes

Need a cure for the Monday blues? Our photo feature is here to help provide a brief diversion from your workday routine with a small dose of squee, wow and awwww. Enjoy!

Spring has sprung in Kanab, Utah, where Best Friends is located. And when the temperature starts to rise, the wildflowers start to bloom. You can’t get much cuter than dogs with flowers, unless it’s kitties horses or even parrots with flowers. Check out the photos below and choose for yourself.

Legs the horse in the wildflowers
Legs, the horse in the flowers, is pretty as a picture.


Dog nose smelling a flower
Life’s too short to not stop and smell the flowers.


Alex the horse in flowers


Honeybee in a purple wildflower
This nectar in this flower is the bee’s knees — and I would know.


Putchie the dog smiling at the camera with flowers around him
Who’s a good boy? I’m a good boy!


Fred the parrot with flowers behind him
Think flowers are colorful? Ha, they’ve got nothing on me!


Bebo the dog smelling some orange wildflowers
Look, over there, it’s Elvis! Chomp, chomp, chomp.


Marshall the horse eating clover
I know if I just keep looking, I’ll find that four-leaf clover.


Paco the dog and some sunflowers
Now I can see what inspired Van Gogh.


Rocky the rabbit about to eat a flower
No, I swear — I really wasn’t just about to eat this flower.


Angel Canyon Road sign with sunflowers
Flowers and Angel Canyon: What more can you ask for?


Agent the cat taking a walk on a leash in some flowers
Shhhhh. I’m prowling!

See the wildflowers at Best Friends

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Photos by Best Friends staff