Alfredo "Alfie" is not into chasing balls or fetching them and prefers to be carried during long walks, but he enjoys giving lots of kisses. (Alfie is not competing this year.)

Survival of the Cutest: Meet the Furry Four

Even the Olympics can't steal the spotlight as four dogs compete for the right to be called the cutest in the city.

Anticipation around the world is escalating. Both the Olympics and Survival of the Cutest’s Furry Four round have been kicked off. (Only one contest can deliver the intense excitement of only four contenders.) Meet your four finalists and vote for your favorite. Cast a ballot today and tomorrow. We’ll tally the votes on Wednesday and introduce to you the final matchup on Thursday.

Get to voting.