We invite you to join the fun by participating in this special 2017 Pet Photo Contest, which helps pets in need. The contest winners will be determined by public online voting. 100% of proceeds benefit all the homeless animals at Camden County Animal Shelter we serve.


You may begin to submit a photo of your pet at 12:00 am on Thursday, September 28th. 

You may begin to vote on pet photo entries at 12:01 am on Thursday, September 28th.

The deadline to submit a photo of your pet is 11:59 pm on Saturday, November 25th. 

The deadline to vote on entries is 11:59 pm on Sunday, November, 26th.

The cost is $5.00 to enter a photo of your pet.


The photo must be of a dog or cat, we are not accepting photos of other household pets.

It is encouraged to submit a photo of your pet or animal companion (dog or cat) in a costume/outfit/prop, but not mandatory.

The photo must only contain one pet.

Group photos or pets with human companions are not accepted.

Each pet must have their own entry. You may not enter the same pet in different costumes.

You may enter a photo for as many pets as you would like, there is no limit on the number of entries per household. 

Photos of public cats and dogs are welcome. They don’t need to be rescues, shelter pets, or have been adopted from Camden County Animal Shelter.

The contest is open to legal residents of the US who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. If younger than 18, please get permission from a parent or guardian.

Votes cost $1.00 pet pet photo. You must purchase a minimum of 5 votes.

Please do not use any profanity, foul language or offensive gestures. Any inclusion will immediately disqualify you.

We reserve the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value.


Don’t forget to share (via email or social media) the contest link to friends and family and encourage them to vote for their favorite photo. Use the sharing buttons that appear on your photo pages. 

All proceeds from the contest entries will help us provide shelter and care for homeless animals.

For questions and assistance please contact: 

Melissa Meccariello
Development and Outreach Coordinator
Camden County Animal Shelter
(856) 401-1300 ext. 117