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Annual Pet Photo Contest Returns to Elizabethtown Fair

The 23rd annual Pet Photo Contest will be held at the Elizabethtown Fair this year. All pets are eligible.

Photographs should be dropped off at Waggin’ Wheels Pet Supply, 709 Cloverleaf Road, Elizabethtown, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Photos may also be sent to 2nd Chance 4 Life Rescue, PO Box 549, Elizabethtown, PA 17022 or dropped at the Fair Office on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Photos must be 5 inches by 7 inches or 8 inches by 10 inches. To ensure good visibility, vertical 8-inch by 10-inch photographs are recommended. Photos must fit in an 8-inch by 10-inch space. if more than one photo of the same pet is submitted, both photos must fit in the 8-inch by 10-inch space. Photos may be cut to fit and stapled or taped to the display.

The owner’s name, address and phone number, as well as the pet’s breed and name, must appear on the back of the photo. Entries are limited to two per family.
Photos will be on display for voting throughout Fair Week. The fair runs from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 20, then runs from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day through Saturday, Aug. 25.

It is recommended that photos be picked up Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Pet Photo Display following the announcement of winners. Any photos not picked up at this time will be available for pick-up at Waggin’ Wheels Pet Supply. All photos must be claimed by Friday, Sept. 7.

The three pet photos receiving the most votes (one cent equals one vote) will receive gift certificates donated by Waggin’ Wheels. All forms of United States money are acceptable. Proceeds from the Pet Photo Contest will benefit the 2nd Chance 4 Life Rescue and the Elizabethtown Fair.

Deadline for entry is Saturday, Aug. 18. Anyone who wants more information may call Gail at 717-575-3160.

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