Friday Foto Contest

A cloudy view.

Ok, the picture above would not qualify because there are no dogs in it, but we have a terrific contest we want to share with you.  Our friends at Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation are holding their annual Photo Contest.  The idea is really simple – you submit a $10 entry fee for every picture you submit and that money goes to help homeless dogs and cats avoid euthanasia.  Categories are Dog, Puppy, Cat, Kitten, Other Pets, Sarge’s Rescue Animal, and Photographers under 12 – so there is a category for every one of our readers.  All of the details can be found here.  Entry deadline is April 26.

Sarge’s is a terrific organization that is focused on reducing the euthanasia rate in our rural county.  When they started a few years ago, 90% of all animals that entered our shelter were euthanized.  Today, that number is less than 50% and literally thousands of animals have been saved.  But we still have a very long ways to go here and your participation in this contest will help.

Oh, and don’t worry about whether you are local.  We recently received a donation in our honor from Adelaide, Australia (for Rusty winning Reader’s Choice in Good Old Boy in Mangominster – isn’t that super cool).  We doubt anyone can claim to live further away from us than Adelaide (the hu-dad has actually been there for work and he can attest to lots of air travel time to get there), and yet those dollars helped another dog or cat or two find a new home.

So take out those cameras, take that terrific picture, enter the contest, and help a dog or cat find a home.

And we are off in search of our own photograph or two or few to enter.

Keep your eyes peeled for your favorite photograph - or let us know of one you have seen on here before.


  1. Sagira on March 20, 2011 at 12:44 am

    Sounds like a great contest for a great cause. 🙂

  2. Khyra on March 19, 2011 at 11:29 pm

    Bravo Six Times OvFUR!

    What a khool idea!


  3. Sierra Rose on March 19, 2011 at 12:15 pm

    Wow! Neat fundraiser!!! I’m chatting with mom about entering…and I think we’re going to do it!! Sounds great, and what a fantastic idea to raise funds for Sarge’s Rescue!!

    Sweet hugs,
    Sierra Rose

  4. Maxx on March 18, 2011 at 10:34 pm

    What a good cause! Bravo!!


  5. Huffle Mawson on March 18, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    I’ll see what I can do. Is there a kitty doofus contest I can enter Teddy in?

  6. siku marie on March 18, 2011 at 8:04 pm

    What a great contest for a fantastic cause…maybe we can even get Quinn to cooperate since it means helping rescue animals! Have a wonderful weekend full of photo ops.

  7. rottrover on March 18, 2011 at 1:04 pm

    What a great contest! But, as usual, I agree with Houndstooth — if KB is entering the rest of us might as well just send them a check… 🙂

    PeeeS I loved the pic of Rusty dancing/marching the other day!

  8. Sammie and Avalon and Ozzie on March 18, 2011 at 12:56 pm

    What a superb idea to raise money for Sarge’s – we’re going to investigate right now!
    Hugs xoxoxo
    Sammie, Avalon and Ozzie

  9. The OP Pack on March 18, 2011 at 11:15 am

    You always have such great photos – it won’t be hard for you to find just the right one. Sounds like a great contest for a good cause.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  10. Sonic on March 18, 2011 at 11:10 am

    That’s a cool contest!

    And as for winning photos, almost all your photos would stand a good chance!


  11. Kari on March 18, 2011 at 10:11 am

    ooo we like this contest!


  12. HUSKYS RULE on March 18, 2011 at 8:17 am

    Brushing my fur & cleaning my face getting ready for the Hu-mom to get some pics so we can help out some furry ones!!!!
    Licks & Nibbles,
    Kody & Nia

  13. houndstooth4 on March 18, 2011 at 8:13 am

    That’s a pretty neat contest! I might have one or two pictures around here that could be entered. 😛 I’ll look through them and see, but if KB is entering, the rest of us may as well just go home! lol

  14. priscilla on March 18, 2011 at 4:20 am

    That’s a great idea for helping our homeless furfriends!

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