Valley Humane Society launches photo contest

'Is Spot Hot…Or Not?' theme of fundraiser

The Valley Humane Society has launched its first photo contest to show the lovability and worth of pets.

The contest, called "Is Spot Hot…Or Not?" runs through 10 p.m. July 24.

"Besides showing the lovability and worth of all animals, the contest also will raise funds for rescued animals and, hopefully, raise awareness as well to help a few of them find homes where they, too, can be adored," said Melissa Adkins, the society's marketing and development manager.

Entry is free with winners determined by public voting. Votes are available for $1 each, with a minimum donation of $5. For more information and to participate in the voting, sign on to:


Posted by Kathie Caswell, a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jul 10, 2014 at 8:14 am

I'm so proud that you used the photo of my Murphy! Having now rescued two dogs, I hope and pray that others follow and add to their loving family. When we adopted Murphy, he was very skittish; we believe he had been abused by his former family. Now, he has flourished, loves even strangers, and is one happy-go-lucky puppy! Please support VHS in their continued efforts to bring our four legged friends into our homes!

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Jul 10, 2014 at 8:49 am

well...if the murph is not a cutie pie i don't know who is...VIVA MURPHY! VIVA!

Posted by Dominick, a resident of Birdland
on Jul 11, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Nice work Kathie Caswell for taking that cute pup and giving him a home. He sure is handsome.

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