Students in grades 3 – 8 are encouraged to write a poem (100 words or less) about pet ownership. Students can choose to write about their own pets, how much they love their pets, how their pets are best friends, specific joys the pets bring them, why they have a pet, how the pet likes to play, how a pet has changed their lives, or even about a relationship with a relative’s/friend’s pet, etc…
- Six winners (one per grade level) will be selected nationally. Each winner will receive $250 gift certificate for pet products.
- The six classrooms of the winning students will win $1,000 scholarship for pet education such as a field trip for their class to an area animal shelter, zoo or other pet related venue, books, or pets in the classroom.
Entries must be received by January 31, 2012.
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