Gaithersburg Launches Pet Photo Contest

kentlands4thdogThe City of Gaithersburg is hosting a “Citizen Pet” photo contest and the deadline to participate is at 5 p.m. on July 20th.

Gaithersburg residents are encouraged to take photos of their family pets and enter them for a chance to be declared “Citizen Pet of the Year.” Cats and dogs must have a current Gaithersburg pet license to be considered.

All qualified photo entries will be posted on the city’s Facebook page at, where voting will take place. The photo with the most number of “Likes” will be named Gaithersburg’s Citizen Pet of the Year and will receive a $75 PetSmart gift card, with second and third place winners receiving $50 and $25 PetSmart gift cards, respectively.

Remember, the submission deadline is at 5 p.m. on July 20. Photos will be available for “Liking” from July 23 to 5 p.m. on August 20. For complete contest rules, entry form and pet license application, see the city’s website here.

Sonya Burke

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