The group is now accepting submissions for its annual writing competition. Members and non-members alike are encouraged to send in their best work, published between Sept. 1, 2018 and Aug. 31, 2019.
Submissions will be recognized with prizes ranging from $200 to $2000 in multiple categories, including:
- newspaper articles and columns;
- magazine features;
- canine/animal newsletters;
- humour, poetry, short fiction, and essays/editorials;
- blog entries; and
Additionally, prizes totalling more than $14,000 will be up for grabs across several ‘special award’ categories in recognition of exceptional writing on specific topics, such as:
- how microchips can be used in pet recovery;
- the education of dog owners;
- the role of military canines; and
- purebred dogs.
Entries must be submitted by Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. EST. For more information, click here.