|American Humane Pets and Pals photo contest|
Mark Peters : June 25th 2007 - 16:06 CET
American Humane Pets & Pals photo contest : Think you're handy with a digital camera? The American Humane Association is calling all photographers - amateur and professional - to show off their talent during the annual Pets & Pals Photo Contest, June 1 through July 31, 2007. Two grand-prize winners will each receive $2,000 and a prize package from American Humane. Four category-prize winners will each receive $500 and a prize package. Finalists will have their photos featured on American Humane's website, and all entries will be considered for use in American Humane's electronic and printed materials, giving the photos national exposure. Submissions for American Humane's Photo Contest Are Being Accepted June 1 Through July 31, 2007|
Pets & Pals photo contest|
Pets are such an important part of many people's lives, it's only natural to want to capture that joy with a picture that can be savored for years to come. Contestants may enter photos in any of these categories:
Photo contest - Best Friends
Honor the joy and friendship of pets with a picture of an individual animal, people with animals, or an animal with other animals.
Photo contest - Families and Pets
Pets are considered a part of the family, so get some or all of the family together for a priceless photo opportunity with the family pet.
Photo contest - Down on the Farm
On a farm, animals are everywhere! And so are opportunities to capture them in their most interesting moments.
Photo contest - Shelter Life
Shelter staff, volunteers, veterinarians and animal control professionals are as devoted to the animals in their care as they are to their own pets. Here's the chance to recognize that labor of love!
American Humane Association - Pets & Pals photo contest
"It is so rewarding to see photographs come in from every part of the nation demonstrating the amazing bond between people and animals," said Marie Belew Wheatley, president and chief executive officer of American Humane. "Every year, we look forward to sharing these wonderful images, which serve as vivid proof of the positive impact that animals can have on people's lives - a benefit that American Humane has known about and promoted for 13 decades."
About American Humane Association
The American Humane Association is the only national organization dedicated to protecting both children and animals. Founded in 1877, American Humane is celebrating its 130th anniversary this year. Through a network of child and animal protection agencies and individuals, American Humane develops policies, legislation, curricula and training programs to protect children and animals from abuse, neglect and exploitation. The nonprofit membership organization, headquartered in Denver, raises awareness about The Link between animal abuse and other forms of violence, as well as the benefits derived from the human-animal bond.
Washington American Humane
American Humane's regional office in Los Angeles is the authority behind the "No Animals Were Harmed" End Credit Disclaimer on film and TV productions, and American Humane's office in Washington is an advocate for child and animal protection at the federal and state levels. American Humane meets the strong, comprehensive standards of the Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance, has been awarded the Independent Charities of America "Best in America" Seal of Approval, and has received a 3-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's leading charity evaluator.