Thursday, January 8, 2015

Change a Pet's Life Day- Nominate a Pet for Surgery or Treatments

You can help homeless pets get the life-changing medical attention they need on Change a Pet’s Life Day, January 24, 2015.

Change a Pet's Life contest, sponsored by PetMeds, is open to US animal rescues and shelters to change the life of an adoptable dog by providing a needed surgery or medical treatment.

*1st place: PetMeds will cover the pet’s surgery/treatments up to $2,000** and will also take a video of the rescue group and pet, to be featured on the PetMeds website and social media sites

*2nd place: PetMeds will cover the adoption costs of 5 pets for the second-place rescue group

*3rd place: PetMeds will donate $250 to go towards the pet’s surgery/treatments

 To Enter:

*Shelter or rescue group representatives may submit a pet that needs surgery or treatment to be considered adoptable (for example, heartworm treatment, hip or knee surgery, eye enucleation) Limit of one entry per group.

* If you're not part of a shelter or rescue group, you can still participate by sharing the contest with your favorite animal rescue group, then voting for their pet to win!

Submissions open Friday, Jan 9- Thursday Jan 15.

Following the submissions, you can vote for pet in need.  Voting runs Friday Jan 16 -Thrusday Jan 22 (12 AM ET).  Anyone 18 or older can vote once a day by visiting the contest link. Voting is open to non-US residents

Jan 23: Winners are announced!

Contest link:
Visit PetMeds Cares Facebook page

*Full Disclosure: PetMeds made a donation to the pet charity of my choice in response to my sharing this information. 


  1. this is really impressive. please do check it out the new reunite system of Lost and found pets with their owners.

  2. What an amazing contest! I'm going to pass it on to some local shelters.


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