Thank you so much for helping to raise $7,500 for pets in need through Options Veterinary Care nonprofit clinic Awesomest Pet Photo Contest, sponsored by Lithia Reno Subaru!
You can see the highest vote-getters below, and here are the official winners:
Grand Prize Winners:
Top Dogs: Darwin at 917 votes and Rhinestone at 888 votes!
Top Cats: Merlin at 506 votes and Zac at 440 votes!
Top Small Pet: Easter, a bunny, at 300 votes!
1st: Olivia the cat, 350 votes
2nd: Miss Ruca Roo Niemeyer the dog, 277 votes
3rd: Calililee the cat, 270 votes
4th: Maisey the cat, 250 votes
5th: Ozzy the dog, 230 votes
The contest also had four Lucky Winners, drawn at random each week:
Week One: Bonnie P. and her cat, Olivia won a $50 Petco gift card!
Week Two: Jasmine M. and her cat, Charlotte, won a $100 Chewy gift card!
Week Three: Joye S. and her dog, Roni, won a $100 Amazon gift card!
Week Four: Lori M. and her dog, Jelly, won $150 in local, Reno-area gift certificates!
Thank you to everyone who participated by entering a pet and voting! Options is a nonprofit clinic providing veterinary care to pets who would otherwise suffer without it. No pet should ever suffer for financial reasons. Funds raised from this contest will support Options’ mission to help pets in need even when the cost of veterinary care is out of reach for their person.
Options is a nonprofit clinic providing veterinary care to pets who would otherwise suffer without it. No pet should ever suffer for financial reasons. Funds raised from this contest will support Options’ mission to help pets in need even when the cost of veterinary care is out of reach for their person.
Grand Prizes (5)
The two cats, two dogs, and one other small pet with the most votes will receive an 8” by 8” color ceramic tile* with your pet’s image, valued at $800, on the clinic’s tile wall in the lobby/waiting room at Options Veterinary Care, 4690 Longley Lane, Suite 1 in Reno. (Winners will also get a 4” by 4” keepsake tile of their pet!)
The winning pets will also be featured on a vertical banner at Lithia Reno Subaru showroom for two months following the contest winners announcement.
Winners will also be featured on Options’ website and in their social media posts.
The Finalists (5)
The next five highest vote-getters will get a 4” by 4” tile* added to the Options nonprofit clinic tile wall (valued at $300). Winning pets will also be featured on Options’ website and in their social media.
Lucky Winners (4)
One random photo entrant who receives at least 10 votes during the seven-day period starting on the dates below will win one of the prizes listed below.
- Week of Oct. 2: $50 gift certificate from Petco.
- Week of Oct. 9: $100 gift certificate from Chewy.com.
- Week of Oct. 16: $100 gift certificate from Amazon.com.
- Week of Oct. 23: A local (Reno-area) gift certificate package worth $150.
*Photos to appear on tile wall will need approval from Options management. In the extremely unlikely case that an image is deemed unacceptable to post in the clinic lobby, we will work with the winner to obtain or alter the image to be mutually acceptable.
HOW TO ENTER
- Visit www.gogophotocontest.com/optionsveterinarycare and follow the directions provided to complete the entry form and submit. Submissions are accepted from 10:00:00 AM (Pacific Time) on Monday, October 2, 2023 through 11:59:00 PM (Pacific Time) on Monday, October 30, 2023. You can enter your pet into one of three categories – Dog, Cat, or Small Animal. You may enter more than one pet (but one photo per pet). The cost is $5 per pet and proceeds go to Options nonprofit clinic.
- In order to win, your image must meet the photo upload requirements and be acceptable for printing. See photo requirements below.
- Winning images will be showcased as described under the prizes.
HOW TO VOTE
- You may vote as many times as you want for as many pets as you like. The cost is $1 per vote and proceeds go to Options nonprofit clinic.
- Share with family and friends and on social media to help your pet win!
- Grand prizes and finalists will be awarded based on votes. There will also be four lucky winners drawn at random for gift cards each week.
The contest will be open from 10:00:00 AM (Pacific Time) on Monday, October 2, 2023 until 11:59:00 PM (Pacific Time) on Monday, October 30, 2023.
CONTEST ENTRY AND VOTING FEES
- Each photo entry is $5. Only one photo per entry fee.
- Each vote is $1. Vote as often and for as many pets as you want!
- All donations from voting and entries are non-refundable.
- Entries and donations must be made via the online contest page at www.gogophotocontest.com/optionsveterinarycare.
- Photos must contain only one pet – and no humans – and they must show either a dog, a cat, or a small pet.
- It’s recommended that photos are high-resolution (300 dpi or greater) digital photos, generally 1mb in size or larger.
- Photos must be full color.
- Photos with professional photographer watermarks will not be eligible.
- If your photo is deemed inappropriate by Options staff, any donations and entry fees are non-refundable and become a donation to Options Veterinary Care.
- All photos must be submitted no later than 11:59:00 PM (Pacific Time) on Monday, October 30, 2023.
- Photos must not be altered other than minor adjustments to contrast, brightness, etc.
- By entering, you are granting use of the photo to Options Veterinary Care and may be used for marketing purposes, including social media.
Options Veterinary Care reserves the right to alter contest rules as necessary. Please send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All federal, state, local, and municipal laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.