Pet photo contest raises $20,000

first_img For the first time, a dog has won the Humane Society of Pike County’s Pet Photo Contest.Ziggy is now a cover girl.Ziggy, the best friend of Mallory Hughes of Troy, amassed a whopping 2,851 votes to win the contest but had last year’s winner, Cali Cat, pushing her to the wire with 2,111 votes. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Skip Published 11:00 pm Monday, October 7, 2013 By Jaine Treadwell The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… “It was a close race with Stan and Jo Ann Echols’ Cali making a strong challenge to repeat as our Pet Photo Contest winner,” said Lisa Howard, Society contest chair. “This year’s Pet Photo Contest raised more than $20,000 and that’s almost unbelievable. It’s incredible.“The Humane Society of Pike County is so appreciative of all of those who entered their pets in the contest, those who voted and the businesses that accepted entries and votes. It took everyone working together.“We are so excited. Now, we will be able to expand our spay and neuter program and further reduce the number of abused and neglected dogs and cats in Pike County.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Email the author Howard said it was the “battle” that made the 2014 Pet Photo Contest such a success.The contest shaped up to be a dog and cat fight to the finish, with dogs finishing in nine of the top 13 spots.“Dog owners seemed determined to have a dog win the contest,” Howard said. “The battle caught the interest of a lot of people. It was exciting and a lot of fun.”Ziggy will be featured on the cover of the 2014 Pet Photo Calendar. Print Article Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content Pet photo contest raises $20,000 You Might Like BUMPY ROADS Roads such as County Road 3314 in Pike County are in need of repairs and resurfacing, but the county doesn’t… read more Latest Stories Book Nook to reopen By The Penny Hoarder Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “Our calendar goes from January to January so we have 13 pets of the month along with our pets of the week,” Howard said. “Every pet that was entered in the contest will be pictured on the calendar.”In addition to Ziggy and Cali, the top finishers in the 2014 Pet Photo Contests were Charlie, the dog of Carolyn Brantley and Eloise Murphree, 1161 votes; Panzer, the cat of Scott and Emily Maddox, 1111 votes; Beviet and Maggie Mae, the cats of Mary Ciaffa, 1101 votes; Hattie and Earnie, the cats of Eloise Murphree, 1081votes; Chloe, the dog of Beth Maddox, 1011 votes; Buddy, the dog of Bill Grafton, 986 votes; Tippy the dog memorial, Chelsey Kendrick, 900 votes; Pippen, the duck of Steve and Cheryl Parks, 896 votes; Cowboy, the dog of Wyatt Owens, 801 votes; Addyson, the dog of Jill McLaney, 771 votes; Chloe, the dog of Janice Castleberry, 631 votes; and Tippy the dog of Melissa and Bo Smilie, 611 votes.Howard said the number of entries in the 2014 Pet Photo Contest was down slightly.“But this contest was the most successful so far,” she said. “The battle between the dogs and cats had much to do with it.”Howard said that the dogs did dominate 2014 contest but she expects the cats to come scratching back in 2015.The 2014 Pet Photo Calendars will be available for pickup in mid-November at a cost of $10 each. The calendars will be available at business locations around the county. A few ad spaces are available by calling (334) 735-5567. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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