In the entry accompanying Dagnabit's winning photo, his mom, Kim Dudek wrote "We've been thru it all together! Dag was stolen and made to fight and had his ears cut off. We survived Katrina and his disability. Dag's spirit inspires me to make the most out of every moment, every day."
This resilient Pit Bull also inspired Kim to create a canine rehab center in his name: Dag's House provides rehabilitation and boarding services for special needs dogs in New Orleans.
Click here to read more about Dagnabit's incredible story.