Submit Your Best Pet Photo By May 11

It’s time for the annual Up Close & PAWSonal Photo Contest!

Here is your chance to:

  • Showcase your favorite four-legged family member!
  • Raise money for the animals of Homeward Trails!
  • Win prizes!
    • $500 Amazon gift card for 1st place finishers in both cat and dog categories plus a goodie basket for your pet, two tickets to Chili Bingo, and a feature on our Facebook page
    • $150 Amazon gift card for the 2nd place finishers in both the dog and cat categories plus a goodie basket for your pet

1. NOW: Submit your brief responses for your HT pet’s Bio & a quality photo of your pet.

2. WHEN YOU RECEIVE YOUR LINK ON MAY 14: Promote your personalized voting/donations link far and wide!


All submissions must be received by 5pm Eastern on May 11. We are unable to accept late submissions.

$1 donation = 1 vote.

Contest will run from May 15-31, 2023

Winners will be announced on June 1, 2023 The animal/entry in each category with the most votes/dollars raised will be the winner. Separate winners will be announced for dogs and cats.

Please be mindful that the creation of each bio link takes time and resources from our staff. So be sure to make the effort worthwhile & promote it widely to help raise needed funds for the animals who need us!

To get a leg up on the competition check out these

Top 10 Pet Photography Tips & Techniques

from Digital Photography School

Registration is closed.