Contest has ended.
The minimum donation for submitting a photo for the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society’s Cutest Pets Calendar Contest is $25 per photo entry.
As long as photo requirements are met (see below), your photo’s placement in the calendar is guaranteed. This also includes a copy of the calendar/planner, which will be mailed to you.
Entries are limited to one photo per entry fee and must be submitted online. You may submit as many entries as you like.
Once entered, all photos become the property of the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society and can be used, edited, or modified for print or marketing purposes. Note: Winning photos will be “enhanced” to reflect this year’s outer space theme!
Any photo or caption deemed inappropriate by MHHS staff will be eliminated from the contest.
Online entries must be received by Sunday, September 15, 2019, 9:00:00 PM EST. Sorry, we cannot accept hard copies.
All eligible photos will be included in the 2020 calendar.
Your pet does not have to be adopted from MHHS to be eligible to enter.
Photographs must either feature pets owned by the entrant OR the entrant must have permission from the pet's owner to submit their pet's image.
Acceptable photo formats are JPEG and PNG.
Photos may contain one or more pets.
Feel free to dress your pet in an outer space-themed costume. (Not required.)
Photos may not be edited or altered (other than for minor quality adjustment).
Be at least 8.5” x 11” and 300 dpi in order to minimize photo distortion online and in the printed calendar.
Be in color
Contain only pets (no people)
Please choose a photo with the highest resolution possible.
Each dollar donated to a pet's campaign represents one vote.
Due to processing costs, a minimum $5 donation is required.
All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.
All donations to the photo contest are final.
All votes must be applied to selected photos by the conclusion of the voting period to be counted.
An email address is required to make an online donation so a receipt with tax information can be sent to the donor.
Entries and votes must be submitted by Sunday, September 15, 2019, 9:00:00 PM EST.
All contest entries that meet photo criteria will be included in the 2020 Cutest Pets Calendar.
The ten (10) entries with the most votes received by the deadline will receive pet-of-the-month features and additional prizes.
Prize announcements will be revealed on the contest homepage within one week of the contest end date.
The remaining two (2) pet-of the-month features will be chosen by MHHS staff.
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