Is Your Pet the Cutest on Capitol Hill?

We’re sorry. Entries are no longer being accepted. Stay tuned… public voting on entries will begin in the coming days.

Contest Rules

WHO MAY ENTER

Members of Congress, their staff and committee staff working on Capitol Hill.

HOW TO ENTER

  • Complete the Pet Contest entry form at www.healthyanimals.org
  • Upload one photo of your pet
  • Photo must be submitted by Monday, September 11 @ 5:00 p.m. EDT

JUDGING

Each photo submitted by the deadline will be judged by a bipartisan panel of judges. Only the pet’s photo, a registration number and the pet’s name are visible to the judges.

PUBLIC VOTING

Photos of the top finalists from each category (dog, cat, exotic) will be uploaded to HealthyAnimals.org. The public will be able to vote on their favorite finalists from each category until 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 27. One dog, one cat, and one exotic pet who receives the most votes will be awarded. Voting will open soon.

ANNOUNCING WINNERS

The winners will be announced during Pet Night on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

PERMISSIONS

By submitting a photo, you grant us permission to post the image and pet’s name on social media sites, and if a winner, your name and office. Image may be edited to fit in promotional material and/or on posters.

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