Cutest Pet Contest Deadline Approaching

Heidi Harris
Staff Writer

The Times-Record's Cutest Pet Contest deadline is quickly approaching. Readers have until Thursday, Aug. 10 at 5 p.m. to submit their photos and information.

The rules are pretty simple: email your cute pet photo to or drop it off at the office, 146 Third Street Northeast in Valley City. Remember to include the name your pet and the breed and age if known. If there are any people in the photo, include their names too.

The entry fee is $10. Readers and friends pick the winner with a "Like" on Facebook. The pets with the most “Likes” will be awarded local prizes and the winners will be announced Aug. 22.

Voting begins Friday, Aug. 11. Readers will have until noon on Monday, Aug. 21 to "Like" your favorite pet photo on an album on the Times-Record's Facebook page, The winners will be published in the Tuesday, Aug. 22 paper.

So if your pet barks, meows, chirps or slithers, be sure to send the cutest photo of him or her for some fun and friendly competition.