Calendar Contest
Entering Ends 9/30/2020 at 11:59:59 PM | Voting Ends 10/13/2020 at 10:00:00 PM Pacific Time

2021 AVHS Pet Photo Calendar Contest

Picture Your Pet As The Next Auburn Valley Humane Society's Calendar Star!
The Auburn Valley Humane Society (AVHS) is very excited to announce the 8th Annual Pet Photo Contest and Fundraiser! The AVHS Pet Photo Calendar Contest is a great way to show off your four-legged family members to loved ones worldwide and have a little fun bragging about the cuteness of their favorite pet. Plus you're doing your part to change the lives of lost, abandoned, and homeless animals in our community.

The top 14 pet photos who receive the highest vote count will be the winners of the 2020 Calendar Contest and win a featured spot on one of the monthly pages. The photo with the most votes will be featured on the cover of the 2021 AVHS calendar and a monthly page. All winning photos will receive a free 2021 calendar. Calendars will be on sale at the shelter, online and at featured AVHS events beginning November 15, 2020. All photo entries will be featured in the calendar as well! In the event of a tie, whichever photo reaches the highest number of votes first, wins the cover spot.

Of course, the real winners will be the shelter animals in our care. AVHS provides quality care and forever homes for thousands of homeless and abandoned pets annually through animal sheltering and adoptions, veterinary care, SPOT program, humane education and much more. Auburn Valley Humane Society is not a United Way agency nor affiliated with any national humane or animal welfare organizations, but is supported by public donations and fundraisers like this pet photo calendar contest! Our goal is to raise $22,000 to provide for the medical care (spay/neuter, vaccinations and microchipping) for the animals in our care and subsidize our human services and humane education programs.

Entering is as easy as 1-2-3-4
  1. Complete the online AVHS 2021 Pet Photo Calendar Contest entry form.
    Entries will be accepted from 12:00am PDT, Friday, May 1, 2020 until 11:59pm PDT on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

  2. Pay the entry fee of $10 and accept the terms, conditions and affidavit of eligibility and liability release for entries.
  3. Upload your photo to the contest site.
    If you do not have access to a digital camera, and/or computer, please contact slavigne@auburnvalleyhs.org for further assistance.
  4. Write a BRIEF description (75 words or less) of how your pet has improved your life…why I love my pet.
Encourage your friends, co-workers and family to vote online!


The top 14 participants to receive the most votes when the voting period ends will be contacted by the Auburn Valley Humane Society to claim the following prizes:

1st Place
Your pet will be featured on the front cover of the calendar and on a monthly page of the calendar. You will receive two tickets to the Auburn Valley Humane Society's 2021 Annual Gala & Auction or a gift card for $100.00.

2nd Place
Your pet will be featured on a monthly page of the calendar. Your pet will receive a photo shoot from Evelyn's Pet Photography AND be featured on the AVHS Website for the month of November 2020.

3rd Place:
Your pet will be featured on a monthly page of the calendar AND receive VIP service to AVHS Photos with Santa Paws on December 5 & 6, 2020.

All top 14 winners will receive a special gift from Auburn Valley Humane Society in addition to a copy of the 2021 AVHS Pet Photo Contest Calendar.

Prizes are not transferrable and may not be redeemed for cash.

Want to Pre-order Your Calendar?
Please consider pre-ordering a calendar. This will help us purchase the right amount of calendars so we don't waste valuable funds on extra stock.

Calendar Pre-order »

Reserve a Date in the Calendar to Honor Your Pet!
Honor a pet's memory or other hallmark when you reserve a date for their photo. Just choose one favorite photo, choose a date, and donate! First come, first served.

Reserve Your Date Here »

AVHS does not receive financial support from state or federal tax dollars or from national humane or animal welfare organizations. 100% of the proceeds from the Contest and the sale of the calendars will be used to provide a safe haven and quality medical care for the homeless, lost and abandoned animals throughout our community during their time of need and subsidize our human services and humane programs.

If you have any questions about the 2021 Pet Photo Calendar Contest or are having difficulty with the online entry process, please contact Sharon LaVigne, Director of Development & Community Engagement for the Auburn Valley Humane Society at 253-249-7849 or at slavigne@auburnvalleyhs.org.


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Goal $15,000

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