Annual OHS Photo Contest

If you are like many pet owners, you consider your pet a star—and you have the photos to prove it!

The 25th Annual OHS Fuzzy, Furry & Feathered Friends Photo Contest is accepting entries from July 7–August 20, 2016. This year’s contest has a new format: three of the four categories will be decided by a vote of the public!Enter Here

Enter the contest here and vote for your favorite photo.


Winners from 2015

Oct. 1, 2015: Har Rai Khalsa, of SE Portland, today won the Grand Prize for his entry in the 24th annual OHS Photo Contest. In the winning photo, Khalsa’s dog, Jackson, and his human companion, Emily, share a moment while playing in the snow on Mount Hood.

The 2015 OHS Photo Contest set a new record: last year’s submissions were eclipsed by more than 25 percent. The contest received more than 2,700 photographs submitted by 537 photographers in seven categories. Thank you to everyone who entered your photos of pets enjoying life and being loved. All contest entry fees directly support the pets at OHS still seeking homes.

Congratulations to:

Grand Prize, Har Rai Khalsa

Editor’s Choice, Joy Anderson

Best Dog, Cindy Luebbers

Best Cat, Amber Smith

Best Other Pet, Laura Hinrichs

Child with Pet, Stephanie Cereghino

Me and My Pet, Lenny Parrott

Dog and Cat Couple, Angie Kniss

Funniest Photo, Jamie Barnes-Hoyt

The Grand Prize winner receives a $500 gift card from Pro Photo Supply, plus a $250 gift card from Frame Central. Winners of the Best Dog and Best Cat categories receive $100 gift cards from Pro Photo Supply and Frame Central, and winners in all other categories receive $50 gift cards from the contest sponsors. All winning photos will be featured in the fall issue of OHS Magazine, as well as on our website here and on social media.

Official contest judges were: Lori Carruthers, Pro Photo Supply; Jayme Dodrill, For the Love Pet Photography; Lindsay Hile, Sit! Stay Pet Photography; David Lytle, OHS Magazine editor; the staff of OHS.

Thank You Photo Contest Sponsors


Pro Photo Supply Frame Central