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Humane Society Seeks Photos for 2020 Pet Calendar

September 16

Humane Society Seeks Photos for 2020 Pet Calendar
                      Deadline for Photo Submission is September 16

MURRAY, KY     The Humane Society of Calloway County invites everyone to support animals in need by featuring their own pets in the Society’s high-quality, full-color 2020 Pet Calendar. Twelve photos will be selected for special “Pet of the Month” placement and each photo submitted will appear on a date square somewhere on the calendar.

            To be in the calendar, there is a $30 donation for the first photo and $10 for each additional photo. There is no limit to the number of entries that can be submitted.
“Every photo submitted will be appear on a date square somewhere on the calendar so that each pet will have its moment in the spotlight,” according to Humane Society Executive Director Kathy Hodge. “You can even reserve a specific date for an additional $5 donation – adoption date, birth date, memorial date, any date that is meaningful to you or your pet.”  Hodge continued, “We have had several people submit photos of pets of family members or friends and plan to give the calendars as Christmas gifts to the pet owners.”
Photographs must be in the Humane Society office by midnight Sept. 16, 2019.
All proceeds support the programs of the Humane Society of Calloway County.  Additional calendars will be available at the Humane Society’s Holiday Bazaar on November 2, 2019 for $10 each.

            Digital photos are preferred or a hard copy photo that is no less than a 4″ X 6″; All photos must be in color and contain only animals;  Digital photos must be well-focused, sharp images that are the highest quality available. Entries will be impartially judged with twelve photos chosen for Pet of the Month features.  Every photo submitted will be included on a date in the calendar.

Photographs may be submitted by emailing digital photos or by mailing or delivering photographs to the Humane Society at P. O. Box, Murray, KY 42071 or 607 Poplar Street, Murray, KY. There is an entry form on the Humane Society’s website at www.ForThePets.org  to accompany the photographs. The donation may be made via PayPal on the Humane Society’s website, by check, cash or credit or debit card.
“We are looking forward to another beautiful calendar in 2020 because of the amazing photographs submitted by pet lovers who support our work,” Hodge said. “We appreciate the community’s support very much.”

“If you don’t have personal or family pet photos to submit you can celebrate some of our adopted pets and sponsor one of their photos for the calendar,” Hodge said. “Details on how to choose your photo to submit is at www.ForThePets.org.” All entries must be in the Humane Society office by Sept. 16, 2019.

For more details about the 2020 Pet Calendar or with questions, go to www.ForThePets.org, contact the Humane Society of Calloway County at 270-759-1884 or humanesociety@murray-ky.net.  Visit the office at 607 Poplar Street Suite A-1, Murray on Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The mission of The Humane Society of Calloway County is to extend humane education, teach kindness and concern for animals and humans alike; relieve suffering and prevent cruelty to animals; increase awareness of pet overpopulation and work to reduce it; enrich our community through the promotion of quality of life for animals and people.


September 16