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American Humane is having a photo contest, after all, a picture is worth a thousand words. Or in this case, possibly a $1,000! Attention all...

Horst Hoefinger  |  Jun 4th 2009


American Humane is having a photo contest, after all, a picture is worth a thousand words. Or in this case, possibly a $1,000!

Attention all the wannabe photographers, it’s time to get the camera out and start shooting those award winning photos.


DENVER, June 1, 2009 — Starting Monday, June 15, 2009, the American Humane Association will accept entries for its 2009 Pets & Pals Photo ContestTM. This popular annual competition encourages photographers of all skills levels to send in shots of animals in four categories. Enter as many photos as you like for a shot at a Grand Prize of $1,000. The call for entries will run only until July 31, 2009, so dust off your camera and take your best shots!

2009 Pets & Pals Photo Contest Categories

1. Pets — Whether they’re dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, birds or lizards, they’re your pets and you love them! This category is open to pictures of one or more pets or companion animals of any species.

2. People & Pets — What are we without our pets, and what are our pets without us? Honor a special human-animal bond. This category is open to pictures of one or more companion animals with one or more people.

3. Down on the Farm — Take your pick of the many animals found on a farm and capture a unique shot. This category is open to pictures of one or more farm or ranch animals.

4. Shelter Life — At an animal shelter, amazing, devoted people take care of homeless animals waiting to be adopted. Snap a shot honoring both the animals and the professionals. This category is open to pictures of shelter staff, volunteers, veterinarians, and animal control professionals and/or animals, in shelter settings.

Give it a try and see what develops!

Visit www.americanhumane.org/petsandpals for submission guidelines.

* Kensy ready for stardom!