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Do you think you have the paw-fect pet?

If so, St Cuthbert’s Hospice Online Pet Show is a fun photo competition that gives you the op-paw-tunity to show off your animals.


Whether you’ve got a fur-baby or feathered friend, we’ve a category for you to enter!



  • Prettiest Puppy
  • Dog Judge Wants to Take Home
  • Best Dressed Dog
  • Dog Most Like It’s Owner
  • Happiest Hound
  • Cutest Crossbreed
  • Perfect Pedigree
  • Scruffiest Mutt


Cats only:

  • Cutest Cat


Open to all:

  • Fabulous Fella
  • Gorgeous Girl
  • Best Rescue
  • Golden Oldie (8 Years & Over)
  • Most Appealing Eyes
  • Favourite Family
  • Spooktacular Pets – Best Dressed Halloween outfit
  • Lockdown Hero – Any pet who has helped you through Lockdown


Best of the Rest – (Any pet which isn’t a cat or dog!)

Best In Show—Winners from all the categories

Take part

Entries cost just £2 per animal, per category.

Every penny raised will help us to provide free care and support to people with life-limiting illnesses, those approaching the end of life and to families that are bereaved.

Donate To Take Part

Each category will be listed in a separate photo album on our dedicated Facebook group.

Entries open from Friday 15th October and run until 5pm on Friday 12th November!

For each category, a special personalised certificate and rosette will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed animals.

Our Best In Show Winner will receive a Pet Photography Shoot curtesy of Jason the Dog Photographer – Jason Allison Pet Photography

Reserve Best In Show – Our Reserve Best in Show winner will receive a Personalised Pet Portrait, curtesy of Yorkshire Pet Portraits

Send us your photos!

Please remember, once you have made your donation, send us your photo(s) to or send a message to our St Cuthbert’s Hospice page on Facebook.

Do make sure to include your pets name and category.

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