American Pet Products Association

3rd Annual National Children’s Pet Poetry Contest

Boy and Beagle doing homeworkThe American Pet Products Association is sponsoring their 3rd annual pet poetry contest through their public awareness campaign, Pets Add Life (PAL). President Bob Vetere explained, “Our goal with the Pets Add Life campaign is to help engage our nation’s youth in the joys and benefits of pet ownership.”

With the holiday break coming up, we hope you’ll encourage your kids, nieces and nephews, friends and neighbors to participate. Perhaps they’ll even win a prize!


The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2011 at 5pm EST.

Third, fourth and fifth grade students are invited to write a unique poem about their pets, what they love about them, the joys they bring, and then post it on-line at Poems may also be submitted by mail to: Pets Add Life, 45 Winter Street, Reno, NV 89503.


Not only will you not have to hear, “I’m so bored” this holiday break, but two students from each grade level (6 total) nationwide will win a $250 gift certificate for pet products, and a “by-line” in a nationally circulated publication. In addition, the six winning students’ classrooms will each receive a $1,000 scholarship to spend on pet related education.

For more information, and complete contest rules please visit the Pets Add Life website. never asks you to spend a cent, just a few minutes of your time.
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