From June 1 to August 31, 50 shelters across the country are competing to break their own adoption records. This Photo Contest showcases some of the adorable animals who were adopted from participating shelters during the first half of the $100K Challenge.
Vote for your favorite photo once per day to help the winners' Challenge shelters receive prizes in the form of ASPCA grant funding! You have until Friday, August 1 to help make a difference. For more information on the $100K Challenge, visit www.aspca.org/100k.
"My favorite thing in the world is chewing sticks! I could lay in the grass for hours and be content!"
"Eliot our little Orange Tabby is telling his girl Whisky all about the birds and the bees!"
"I'm too cute for this harness!"
"Daisy has made herself right at home with us she loves napping with my kids and older dog."
"Fate brought us to Daisy Sue & her spunky soul & sweet kisses warm our hearts!"
"Our new family member Leica. Behind her eyes are many stories that we have a lifetime to share."
"Little Joe relaxing at home with his Mom after spending 7 long months in the shelter."
"This is Jax - he made me a foster failure! He's my little super hero in so many ways!!"
"This is Millie - she made me a foster failure! Full of spunk, she's always up to something!"
"Chloe was battling a sickness this day when I saw her spirit began to seem more lifted and carefree."
"Indi loved us from the moment she saw us! Well loved at the shelter and well loved at our home!!"
"There is nothing as loving as puppy kisses, or as we call them, poochie smootches."
"Adopted this adorable girl (Bella) on July 5. Saw her on the website and fell in love."
"Christian is an amazing dog. His lovable and funny. We couldn't be more happy to adopted him."
"Gunnar looks forward to his new life on the car ride home."
"Mellow was very shy, but came out of his shell when we took him to see the Rocky Mountains!"
"I am so happy in my new home. I am pampered and loved. Who could not love this adorable face."
"We fell in love with Franklin! This sweet senior dog is the perfect addition to our family!"
"Denali has made herself at home. Her other name is Sir Naps A Lot!"
"Murphy loves playing in the mud! And got caught licking himself clean, or at least attempting to!"
Tyson (on the right) finally met his brother Toto and they are inseparable!
"Leo, a stray from the Humane Society, is the perfect match for our family. We absolutely adore him!"