Photo and Artwork Contest Entrants Information

Welcome to Green Acres Kennel Shops' first online photo contest.

You can begin submitting images as soon as you have read the rules below. We look forward to viewing your entries and presenting them to the online world.

Due to technical difficulties with uploading photos this week, the upload deadline has been extended to Friday, July 6th.

Contest Rules for Entrants

  • Entrants may only submit photos taken by themselves or an immediate family member.
  • Pet subjects must be owned by the entrant or an immediate family member.
  • Entrants must be Green Acres Kennel Shop clients.
  • All submissions must be made electronically as a jpg, png, or gif file via the Green Acres website.
  • Photos should be in a landscape/horizontal format and no larger than 1600x1200
  • Resolution needs to be sufficient for an 8x10 print.
  • Photos entered should be of pets only, no people.
  • You may submit up to 3 entries per category;
    • Dogs & Puppies: Any photo of dog(s) of any age,
    • Cats & Kittens: Any photo of cat(s) of any age,
    • Pet Friends: A pet interacting with another pet or pet(s)

All entries must include:

  • Your full name,
  • A valid email address,
  • A mailing address,
  • A title for your photo

Contest Details

  • By submitting an entry you are granting Green Acres Kennel Shop the right to use the image in any and all forms of promotional materials (online, printed, projected, etc.).
  • You may submit an entry anytime between May 1st and July 6th.  All entries will be displayed for online voting on Green Acres Kennel Shops’ website from July 14th through July 31st.
  • Green Acres Kennel Shop will select the top four winners in each category based on public votes and the votes of Green Acres Kennel Shops panel of judges. Winning entries will be used as a monthly image in Green Acres Kennel Shops 2013 Calendar project and will be displayed on our website.
  • The Grand Prize winner will be selected from the four winners from each category displayed on our website for voting between August 12th and 25th.


Twelve winners will:

  1. have their image included as the pet of the month in our 2013 calendar,
  2. have their image included in the rotator on our websites’ homepage,
  3. receive a free calendar, and
  4. a $25 gift certificate from Green Acres Kennel Shop.

One of the twelve will also be selected as the grand prize winner. In addition to the above prizes;

  1. their image will be displayed on the cover of the calendar,
  2. a Green Acres Kennel gift bag worth over $150.

You may submit up to three entries in each of the following categories:

  • Dogs & Puppies (any photo of dog(s) of any age),
  • Cats & Kittens (any photo of cat(s) of any age),
  • Pets Friends (a pet interacting with a pet or pet(s))

You can submit an entry anytime between May 1st and June 30th.

Click here to submit your photos !

Click here for step-by-step-instructions


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