Enter your Pet in Our Pet Photo Contest!

Would you like to see your pet on the cover of Chesapeake Family? Now is your chance! FEB CF 2017 cover W

Share your best picture of your furry friend—whether dog, cat, guinea pig or any other family pets, and the pet with the most votes will get a $50 gift card! Enter now, be sure to tell us something about your pet, and make sure all your friends vote for your photo! 

Does your pet play a starring role in your family? Let everyone know by entering Chesapeake Family magazine's Pet Photo Contest. The best photos will be featured in the February 2018 issue, and one lucky pet could be even be featured on the February 2018 cover!

Grand prize: Grand prize winner could be featured on the February 2018 cover of Chesapeake Family Life magazine which is distributed throughout 5 counties in Maryland. Cover winner selected by CFL staff.

Most votes: Pet with most votes in the picture gallery will receive a prize!

Here are the details for the 2018 Pet Photo Contest

Submission period: Nov. 15-Dec. 22, 2017. Voting starts Dec. 1!

Head here for tips on taking a winning photo!

Share the photo gallery with your friends to spread the word and get more votes. All entries will be posted in the photo gallery and may also be posted on our Facebook page and other social media.

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Winners will be notified via email submitted on entry. Please add ClaireK@jecoannapolis.com to your address book.

Follow us on Facebook for all the submissions. Be sure to follow us and share your entry picture to have your friends and family vote for your pet as the Facebook Favorite.

For advertising and contest sponsorship inquiries please contact Claire Kovacs at the office at 410-263-1641 or email her at ClaireK@jecoannapolis.com

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Pet Photo Contest Tips

Tips for a Great Pet Photo

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Tips & Tricks for a Winning Photo

Here's how you can make sure your pet picture is a winner!

  • Submit a high-resolution photo (300 dpi).
  • Take your photos vertically, so they fit on our cover correctly.
  • Remember, this is for our February cover, so while pets are so cute dressed as Santa, no matter how adorable they are, they won't grace a February cover in a Santa hat or in front of a stack of presents.
  • Keep in mind the season. Think February—snow and winter—not spring, summer or fall.
  • We need to be able to fit words and our logo on the cover, so make sure your photo allows space for these things.
  • Not a great photographer? That's okay! Send your pics in anyway with your pet's awesome story. We are suckers for good stories, and if you don't make the cover, you could still make it in the magazine when we highlight our contest entries.
  • Have fun! We can't wait to see your submissions and look forward to sharing them on Facebook.

 

To enter, go to ChesapeakeFamily.com/pet-contest

Simply fill out the information (don’t forget to tell us what makes your pet special) and upload your photo.
We look forward to your entries, virtually meeting your furry friends, and sharing their stories on social media.

After you enter, be sure to share our gallery with your friends and family so they can vote for your entry!
https://www.chesapeakefamily.com/lifestyle/pets/pet-cover-contest-2017

Meet the winners of our 2017 Pet Photo Contest

catstripessm 4Adorable dogs, a cat and even an amphibian made the top picks in this year's pet photo contest. We had so many wonderful entries, it was tough to narrow it down. Willow was chosen as the cover pet. She's a rescue, as were many of the pets entered. Bailey received the most votes and definitely had star power. Meet the featured pets below and be sure to check out all of the adorable entries in our 2017 Pet Photo Contest gallery. Thanks to this year's pet photo contest sponsor, Crunchies Natural Pet Foods.

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