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National Pet Week

NPW 2016 Poster

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 2016

National Pet Week is scheduled for May 1 – 7, 2016, with the theme “PETS AT PLAY BRIGHTEN YOUR DAY.”Veterinarians, their hospitals and clinics, and their communities are encouraged to celebrate National Pet Week. Poster and creative writing contests were conducted in 2015 for National Pet Week 2016. The winning entries are presented below. Contact the Auxiliary at info@avmaaux.org or the Auxiliary office and use the NPW 2016 Order Form below to purchase posters and items for use in your celebration of National Pet Week. Visit www.petweek.org for ideas about celebrating in your hospital or clinic and schools.

 

CONTEST WINNERS

NATIONAL PET WEEK 2016
CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST WINNER

The NPW 2016 Creative Writing Contest entry selected as the winner was submitted by Kylie Payne, then a seventh grade student from Arlington, TX. The winning entry 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.

 
NATIONAL PET WEEK 2016 POSTER CONTEST WINNER

The NPW 2016 Poster Contest entry selected as the winner was submitted by Jaidyn Tuger, then a seventh grade student from Hammond, LA. The winning poster follows:
 
NPW 2016 poster winner

 

NATIONAL PET WEEK 2016 ORDER FORM

Coming soon…

 

CONTESTS

CONTESTS FOR NATIONAL PET WEEK 2017
Poster and creative writing contests for National Pet Week 2017, with the theme “People Who Care Take Their Pet to the Vet” are being conducted now. See the National Pet Week 2017 Poster Contest and Creative Writing Contest Submission Guidelines and Entry Forms for details and postmark deadlines.

NATIONAL PET WEEK 2017 CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST
CLICK HERE to view the submission guidelines and entry form in .PDF format.

NATIONAL PET WEEK 2017 POSTER CONTEST
CLICK HERE to view the submission guidelines and entry form in .PDF format.