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2022 Spring Cover Pet Contest Terms of Entry


Pet Life Ltd Cover Photo Contest Rules & Regulations

There is one prize available to be won, which is placement of the winning photo appearing on the 2022 spring issue of Pet Life magazine published by Pet Life Ltd. We will also feature this pet/s within this issue.


Entry Eligibility

  • Entries will be accepted from 1st June through 31st July 2022 11.59pm NZDT.

  • Entrants must be a New Zealand resident or currently reside within New Zealand. No overseas entries will be accepted.

  • One entry per person.

  • Open to all ages.

  • This competition is not open to professional photographers who take payment/gifts for photographs.

  • You must either own the pet featured in the submitted photo or have permission from the owner to submit the photo.

  • Any pet (companion, exotic, lifestyle etc.) is eligible for entry.

  • Pet Life Ltd employees, contributors and their immediate family members are not eligible to enter.

  • There is no fee associated with photo submission.

  • Entry form must be completed correctly.

  • The photo must not have been published previously on any animal specific website or blog, nor featured in any magazine (either digital or print), nor have won or placed in any competition. Photo’s previously published on personal Facebook or Instagram accounts are eligible for entry.


Entry File

  • Submitted photo must be portrait orientation.

  • Photo must be either a .jpg or .jpeg file.

  • Photo must be 300 dpi high resolution. (If you do not have this software readily available then you can perform this online using This website has been registered as 82% safe from Pet Life Ltd have no ties to Convert Town and will not be held liable for any issues arising from its use.)

  • Photo must be in focus and clearly show the pet/s.


Entry Voting

  • All eligible entries will be viewed by Pet Life Ltd and the top 5 photos suitable for re-print will be chosen. The top 5 photos will be chosen solely at Pet Life Ltd’s discretion.

  • The 5 photos chosen by Pet Life Ltd will be showcased on Pet Life Ltd’s Facebook and Instagram pages and also their website

  • Voting for the winning photo will span one week beginning Monday 8 August, 2022 when photos are visible online and close 14 August, 2022 11.59pm NZDT.

  • Voting will span Facebook and Pet Life Ltd’s website which means one person has two eligible votes.

  • If your photo makes the top 5 you are encouraged to promote voting for your photo through various streams including but not limited to: word of mouth, email, blogging and social media (Facebook, Instagram etc.).

  • Any derogatory comments on any photo post will be removed and all conversations closely moderated by Pet Life Ltd.

  • The photo with the most collective votes from both Facebook and Pet Life Ltd’s website will be the winner of the 2022 spring cover pet competition.

  • No discussion will be entered into after the competition has closed.


Entry Regulations

  • All entrants are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the above rules. Any of the following will result in disqualification without notification:

    • Non-compliance with the rules.

    • Incorrect file orientation.

    • Low resolution file.

    • Incomplete entry form.

    • Negative social media interaction on other entrants photos.

  • All photos entered in this competition have a chance to appear in the 2022 spring issue of Pet Life and/or on Pet Life Ltd’s social media platforms. The entrant acknowledges this on entry of photo. Selection for inclusion in the magazine or social media is solely at the discretion of Pet Life Ltd.

  • On submission of a photo to this competition, the entrant is granting Pet Life Ltd a royalty-free license to use this photo in the 2022 spring issue of Pet Life magazine and in any promotional material for future cover competitions.

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