AVMA Auxiliary
2016 Poster and Writing Contest Winners

"Pets at Play, will brighten your day"

Congratulations to Jaidyn Tuger, a seventh grade student from Hammond, LA whose poster depicting the theme, "Pets at Play, will brighten your day" won the Auxiliary's annual National Pet Week® contest. Jaidyn's poster can be purchased from the Auxiliary at info@avmaaux.org

The winning Creative Writing Contest entry was submitted by Kylie Payne, a seventh grade student from Arlington, TX. Follows:

Pets at Play Brighten Your Day
By Kylie Payne

Puppies, kittens, cats, and dogs
Hamsters, ferrets, fish, and frogs
Watching happy pets at play
Will bring much joy and brighten your day.

Enter the 2017 Auxiliary National Pet Week® Writing and Poster Contest

Students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to participate in the Auxiliary’s annual National Pet Week® Poster and Creative Writing Contest! Poster and creative writing contests for National Pet Week 2017 are being conducted now. National winning poster and creative writing entry each receives $100.00. Copies of the poster are made available for 2017 National Pet Week® events.

"People Who Care Take Their Pet to the Vet"

June 15, 2016

See the National Pet Week 2017 Poster Contest and Creative Writing Contest Submission Guidelines and Entry Forms for details and postmark deadlines.

Submission Guidelines and Entry forms:

Writing contest CLICK HERE

Poster contest CLICK HERE

Lifetime of Love

From the moment you realize your pet is "the one," to the last tearful goodbye, your veterinarian helps you provide your pet with a lifetime of love. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of National Pet Week®, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) spotlights seven specific needs every pet owner must consider to ensure that their pet lives the longest, healthiest life possible. more > > >

Veterinary Toolkit

Veterinarians: Celebrate National Pet Week® in your clinic and on your social media feeds. The AVMA's free toolkit includes images, logos, event planning ideas, and much more.

Survey says!

Discover top ten dog and cat owning states more > > >

Five Ways to "Vet" Your Veterinarian

You know how it is. You have a million questions about your pet before you get to the veterinary clinic but when asked, your mind is blank. more > > >

Five Feline Fast Facts

There are 10 million more cats owned in America than dogs. more > > >

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