PawsFirst Photo Contest Results

Our first ever PawsFirst Pet Photo Contest was a tail wagging success!

On behalf of the PawsFirst Social Purpose Working Group we would like to thank everyone who supported us by entering your pets, voting for your favorites and sharing our contest with your friends and family.

Thanks to your efforts, we are proud to announce that we exceeded our initial $5,000 fundraising goal and raised $6,879! This leaves us with $5,844.98 after contest fees to share among the chosen charities of the top three finishers!


Grand Prize

“Ollie” (783 votes received)

Submitted by: Nicole Painter, CertaPro Painters of Duluth

Society of Humane Friends Lawrenceville will receive a donation of $2,922.49 (50% of funds raised minus fees)

Rose & PJ

2nd Place:

“Rose” and “PJ” (764 votes received)

Submitted by: Sherri Verret, FirstService Residential

Golden Retriever Rescue South Florida will receive a donation of $1,753.49 (30% of funds raised minus fees)

3rd Place:

“Molly” (548 votes received)

Submitted by: Ryan B., FirstService Corporation

Oakville & Milton Humane Society will receive a donation of $1,169 (20% of funds raised minus fees)

Honorable Mention:

“Norman” (488 votes received)

Submitted by: Roxane Baumbach, Paul Davis Restoration

Favorite charity: SPCA

In addition to having the honor of choosing their favorite charity, the top three finishers will also receive prize packages including Meow Box or Bark Box subscriptions, along with an assortment of other prizes!

Be on the lookout for an upcoming issue of Spotlight where we will be profiling these team members and their lovable pets.

We thank you for your support and remind you that there are so many ways you can help homeless pets in our community. Remember the support doesn’t stop here! If you cannot adopt, you can foster, if you can’t foster, you can sponsor, if you can’t sponsor you can volunteer, if you can’t volunteer you can donate, and if you can’t donate, you can educate!