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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 2018

National Pet Week 2018, May 6-14, 2018, 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 “Barks, Purrs, Tweets, Neighs … Pets Speak Love Many Ways”.

Veterinarians, their hospitals and clinics, and their communities are encouraged to celebrate National Pet Week. Poster and creative writing contests were conducted in 2017 for National Pet Week 2018. The winning entries are presented below. Visit www.petweek.org for ideas about celebrating in your hospital or clinic and schools.

 

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:

 

NATIONAL PET WEEK 2018 ORDER FORM

CLICK HERE to view the National Pet Week 2018 Order Form in .PDF format. 2018 is coming soon!

CONTESTS

CONTESTS FOR NATIONAL PET WEEK 2019
Poster and creative writing contests for National Pet Week 2019, with the theme “More than a Pet, More than a Friend…Family” are being conducted now. See the National Pet Week 2019 Poster Contest and Creative Writing Contest Submission Guidelines and Entry Forms for details and postmark deadlines.

NATIONAL PET WEEK 2019 CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST
CLICK HERE to view the submission guidelines and entry form in .PDF format.

NATIONAL PET WEEK 2019 POSTER CONTEST
CLICK HERE to view the submission guidelines and entry form in .PDF format.