The contest will open for submissions until Feb. 10, 2023, at 10 p.m.

The top three vote-getters will receive prizes valued at more than $1,000. Winners will be announced Feb. 12 and the prizes will be awarded on Valentine’s Day or when the winners will be available. Prize packages of $500, $350 and $200 will include customized items and gift cards for both the pet and their person, according to YHSSPCA.

If you think your pet is the CUTEST, FUNNIEST or MOST UNIQUE, then PROVE IT!!!
Does YOUR Pet have what it takes to be Sumter’s Sweetheart?
We are giving over $1000 away in prizes…plus YOUR Pet will our Social Media STAR!
Lights, Camera, ACTION!
Submit your pet photo to win one of three great prizes and, perhaps, the title of Sumter’s Sweetheart!
Everything you need to know is at so ENTER TODAY!!!
Anyone can vote!! Invite everyone to vote for YOUR PET!!! It’s just that easy. Email, text, and call your friends, your friends’ friends, co-workers, club members, high school buddies, heck, everyone you can think of and tell them to vote for your pet! Your pet must reside in Sumter County, FL, but your votes can come from anyone anywhere!
Think of all the FAME and GLORY!! Bragging Rights for sure!
Remember, in addition to the fame and fortune for our winners, the photo contest is a fundraiser to help YOUR Humane Society SPCA help animals in need so let your pet be a star while helping other animals who need to shine!