Official Cutest Pet Photo Contest Rules  

Eligibility: The Cutest Pet Photo Contest (the "Contest") is open to all legal U.S. residents who are at least eighteen (18) years of age. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law or regulations.

How to enter: Visit, follow the link and directions to upload a photograph of your pet/s along with up to 200 words describing your photo. To be eligible for the Contest, online entries must be received between 12:00 p.m. Central Standard Time ("CST”) on July 1, 2017 and 11:59 p.m. CST on September 1, 2017 (the "Contest Period”).  All entries and requests become the property of Humane Tomorrow and will not be acknowledged or returned.

      1.  Digital photos will be accepted online beginning at noon, 12:00 PM (CST) July 1, 2017 until, 11:59 PM (CST) September 1, 2017.

2. Votes are $1 each, with a minimum of 5 votes per transaction. Votes will be accepted from noon, 12:00 PM (CST) July 1, 2017 until, 11:59 PM (CST) September 1, 2017. Votes may be applied to one entry, or spread over several entries.
3. Complete the entry form and submit your photo in a JPEG, JPG, PNG, or GIF format. (JPEG/JPG is the preferred form).  All photos must be in focus and of good quality (brightness and contrast). Photo size should be at least 270 pixels by 180 pixels in order to minimize photo distortion online. All submitted photos are subject to review by HT for inappropriate/offensive content (those entries will not be permitted and a refund will not be provided).
4. Photos may contain one or multiple animals- photos containing humans will not be accepted.
5. Photographs may not be edited or altered (other than minor color, contrast, or sharpness adjustments).
6. Photographs may not be embellished with text or art and must not be copyrighted or watermarked.
7. Photographs must contain pets (owned animals).
8. Photographs must include the name of the person who took the photo, as well as those featured in the photograph. Photographs taken by a minor must be submitted by a legal guardian.
9. You can enter as many photographs as you like.
10. All submitted photos and information become the property of HT to be used at our discretion for any and all marketing purposes without any compensation.
11. All donations are non refundable.  Entries and donations must be made via the online contest page.  All online payments are made through a secure site- both credit and debit card transactions will be accepted.
12. Entrants/winners must be legal residents of the US at the time of the competition entry. Entrants/winners under the age of 18 must have the permission of a parent or legal guardian.
13. HT is not responsible for any technical problems or for late, incomplete, stolen, or misdirected entries.
14. Judged Winners will be notified no later than 5 days after the contest has closed.

Grant of Rights in Connection with the Contest

With regard to any image or content submitted, you agree to grant HT, its legal representatives, successors, and assigns, the nonexclusive right and permission to use, modify, adapt, reproduce, publish, and distribute the photograph, or any portion thereof, throughout the world, in any printed form and by any kind of mechanical or electronic or any other method or device of reproduction, publication, and distribution known or later developed, and without notification or payment, in connection with HT Cutest Pet Photo Contest.  HT agrees to attribute authorship and ownership to you when it publishes and distributes the photograph you submitted. HT agrees that it will never sell the photograph or rights in the photograph to any individual or entity.


Releases are not responsible for printing, typographical, human or other errors of any kind in any Contest-related materials or for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, or illegible entries. If, for any reason, the Contests are not capable of running as planned, or infection by computer viruses, bugs, or tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, actions of entrants, technical failures, or any other causes corrupt or infect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contests, HT reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any entry or entrant and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contests and at its sole discretion award a prize from among all eligible non-suspect entries validly received prior to the action requiring such modification. By entering, all Contestants agree that the Contests are governed by laws of the State of Texas for the resolution of all claims and disputes (excluding any claims against or disputes involving parties other than the HT relating to any prize awarded in the Contests).