It's time for the annual NIE Pet Photo Contest!

The entry period is now over. Voting will begin September 3!.

The first round of voting will be from September 3, 2014 to September 17, 2014. The top 25 pets with the most votes will progress to the second round of voting from September 21 through October 16. The winner will be announced on October 19.

Vote as many times as you like, votes are only $0.50 this year. Don't forget to tell your family and friends to vote. Submit votes by mail or online at

Mailed votes should be sent to:

Press Dispatch Pet Contest
PO Box 1389
Victorville, CA 92393

The pet photo with the most votes at 5pm on October 16 will be declared the winner of the 2014 Pet Contest and will be on the cover of the November issue of High Desert Pets and will be prominently featured in the 2015 NIE Pet Calendar which will be on sale November 10, 2014. All proceeds benefit Newspapers in Education, part of a nationwide literacy program which provides newspapers and teaching materials to local schools free of charge.

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