Pets Are Loving Support, Inc. (PALS) is searching for our 2023-2024 "Spokespets," so get ready to show your pride in your pet!
Pets anywhere and everywhere are encouraged to enter! All proceeds will support food and vaccination care for the pets of low-income animal owners enrolled in our program.
In addition to the top three vote-winning pets, a panel of judges will choose Best Photo, Best Dressed, and Caught in the Act (dogs and cats being mischievous). Board members, staff, and volunteers entering a pet will be eligible to receive the President's Award. Winning dogs and cats will be celebrated during a family and pet friendly on Sunday, October 22, 2023 at Three Taverns Brewery in Decatur, GA, from 5:00-8:00 pm. Tickets will go on sale the week of September 18th. This event is open to all pets and their humans.
The public will be able to vote multiple times for the pets of their choice, and we encourage you to promote your favorite pet, your own or someone else's, on social media to increase their chances of winning. This is one time when stuffing the ballot box is encouraged
. Participants will make a $1.00 donation for every vote they want to cast. You may vote for as many pets as you choose as often as you want. Voting will close at 9:00:00 PM (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, October 10, 2023.
Here's how the contest works:
The public votes:
Voting will be held online beginning Tuesday, August 15, 2023. Participants will donate $1.00 per vote for their favorite pets, with all funds going to support the work PALS does for low-income clients who are over 65, living with a critical illness such as HIV/AIDS or cancer, or are disabled.
The public will be able to vote multiple times for the pets of their choice, and we encourage you to promote your pet on social media to increase their chances of winning. This is one time when stuffing the ballot box is encouraged.
Any pet is eligible to enter the competition. Honorable mentions will be made for pets other than cats and dogs. Pets do not have to reside in the metro Atlanta area to compete and win.
Founded in 1990, it is the mission of Pets Are Loving Support, Inc., (PALS)- an Atlanta-based 501 (c)(3) to provide ongoing care and support to the pets of low-income Atlanta area persons living with critical illnesses such as HIV/AIDS or cancer, the disabled, and people over 65. PALS clients are provided with high-quality pet food, vaccinations, and heartworm and flea/tick prevention medications for their dog or cat.