The CCHS 2019 Hot Dogs Cool Cats Pet Photo Contest

The 2018 CCHS Pet of the Year, Tuefel.

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Chautauqua County Humane Society

The Chautauqua County Humane Society (CCHS) kicks off the 11 th Annual Hot Dogs, Cool Cats Pet Photo Contest on January 1st. All animal lovers are encouraged to upload a photo and story of their favorite furry friend for online visitors to vote on. The contest, presented by Happy Hounds Hotel & Day Spa, with media support by the Media One Radio Group begins at midnight New Year’s Day and ends on February 1st at 10 p.m. There is no fee to enter. “The contest is a fun and easy way to support the animals at CCHS and is a great opportunity for folks to show off the animals they share their lives with,” said Brian Papalia, Community Relations Director for CCHS.
The 23 photos with the most votes will appear on at least 2 cards in a deck of playing cards, with the top 4 vote-getters appearing on all four face cards of their choice. So first place gets to pick from Kings, Queens, Jacks, or Aces, 2 nd place gets second choice and so on.  All 23 winners will receive (1) deck of playing cards. In addition, the winning pet will be named CCHS Pet of the Year and have their entry image on the card box. The winning pet’s owner also receives a $100 Visa gift card and a pet photography session with Cathy Panebianco of Panebianco Photography. There are also prizes including Visa gift cards for second through fourth place.
Everyone is encouraged to visit and participate. Votes are $1 each and the money collected through the competition benefits the animals at CCHS. Visit to learn more about the HDCC Pet Photo Contest and to vote.
The mission of the Chautauqua County Humane Society is to improve and save lives through compassionate care, advocacy for animals, and commitment to the community.