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National Pet Week

National Pet Week is sponsored by the Auxiliary to the AVMA to foster responsible pet ownership, recognize the human-animal bond, and increase public awareness of veterinary medicine.

 

CELEBRATE NATIONAL PET WEEK 2019

National Pet Week, May 5-11, 2019, is sponsored by the Auxiliary to the AVMA to foster responsible pet ownership, recognize the human-animal bond, and increase public awareness of veterinary medicine.¬† This year’s theme is “Pets & Vets the Perfect Duet”.

Veterinarians, their hospitals and clinics, and their communities are encouraged to celebrate National Pet Week. Poster and creative writing contests were conducted in 2018 for National Pet Week 2019. The winning entries will be presented soon. Visit www.petweek.org for ideas about celebrating in your hospital or clinic and schools.

 

2018 CONTEST WINNERS

NATIONAL PET WEEK 2018
CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST WINNER

The NPW 2018 Creative Writing Contest entry selected as the winner was submitted by Spencer Williams, then a twelfth grade student from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The winning entry follows:

Barks, Purrs, Tweets, Neighs
Pets speak love many ways.
Chirps, squeaks, bellows, trills
Pets give you so many thrills!
Croaks, coos, quacks, clicks
Pets will reward you with a shower of licks!

– Spencer Williams of Baton Rouge, Louisiana

 

NATIONAL PET WEEK 2018 POSTER CONTEST WINNER

The NPW 2018 Poster Contest entry selected as the winner was submitted by Gracie Babin, then a fifth grade student from Hammond, Louisiana. The winning poster follows:

 

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