Voting Ends 7/26/2024 at 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time


Entering a Photo
  • Your pet does NOT have to be adopted from Dakin Humane Society or live in Massachusetts to participate.
  • Photos deemed offensive, indecent, or obscene will be removed from the contest.
  • All online photo entries must be submitted by 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time) on Friday, July 12, 2024.
  • Photos must be submitted electronically. No mail-in or in-person submissions will be accepted.
  • Photo entries are $5 each.
  • You may enter as many photos as you'd like.
Submitting your photo grants Dakin Humane Society permission to use your images in current and future marketing materials in both print and digital formats.

Eligible Photos
  • Photos of dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, mice, rats, gerbils, degus, chinchillas, ferrets, and domestic birds will be accepted.
  • Photos may contain more than one pet.
  • Photos must be clear and high in resolution to be considered for a month spread in the calendar. Photos with poor image quality will forfeit their spot in the calendar should the photo rank high enough for placement.
  • Photos must only contain domestic pets (no people or wildlife).
  • Photos must be in landscape (horizontal) format to be considered for a month spread in the calendar.
  • Photos must be full-color. Photos with heavy editing, alterations, and/or overlays will not be eligible to be included in the calendar.
  • Photos with photographer watermarks or signatures will not be eligible to be included in the calendar.
  • Any photos that are disqualified for not following contest rules are not eligible for refund of the entry fee or any votes collected.

  • Once you've submitted your photo to the contest, it's up to you to SHARE! Share your entry on social media and send links to your family and friends to encourage voting and help your pet secure a place on the leaderboard!
  • Votes are $1 each ($5 minimum donation)
  • Voting is open to everyone.
  • You may vote for your own pet.
  • All votes for photo submissions will be tabulated and displayed online.
  • The online voting period will end at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time) on Friday, July 26, 2024.
  • To vote, click on the Participate tab above.
  • Voting is online only.
  • Voting requires a $1 donation for each vote. All votes must be applied to selected photos by the conclusion of the voting period to be counted.
  • All votes are donations to Dakin Humane Society and are fully tax-deductible as permitted by law. The email acknowledgment of your online donation serves as your tax receipt.

Reserved Day Photos
Commemorate your pet's birthday, adoption day, or other special date by reserving a day in the calendar to display their photo.

  1. Reservations are $15 per block (day).
  2. Reserved Day photos are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
  3. One photo per block. You may reserve as many days as you'd like.
  4. Once a date has been reserved, it will no longer be available.
  5. Reserving a day does not enter that photo in the contest.
  6. You may use the same photo in both the contest and to reserve a day.
  7. Reserved day captions may be edited for length, clarity, and/or content at Dakin's discretion.
*Depending on the day reserved, your photo may have a small icon or a small amount of text overlaid on it to mark a holiday.

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Dakin Humane Society thanks you for your support!
Your participation in our annual photo contest and purchase of a calendar changes the lives of animals and the people who love them. Thank you.
Dakin Humane Society
P.O. Box 6307
Springfield, MA 01101
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