You know how adorable your pets are. Why not show them off? We are celebrating pets during the month of May with special pet programs and a photo contest.
Pet Photo Contest (all ages)
You know how adorable your pets are. Why not show off their charms to the rest of the world? Submit a photo in our online contest and you could win a prize from a local pet business or pet-friendly business.
Pet photos are starting to come in! Visit our Pet Photo Page often to see all the adorable entries!
Awards in five fun categories! (One entry per pet, please)
Participants should not choose a category when entering. Judges will decide which photos best fit each category.
You could win prizes from the following local sponsors:
Pampurr'd Pet: A $25 gift certificate
PetSmart: A 30-minute Private Dog Training Session ($45 value)
Aurora Kennel : A bag of NutriLife Chicken Dog Food
Pet Gift Basket with items for cats or dogs including Ski’s Meat Market giant smoked dog bones
Petco Animal Supplies: TBA
Submit the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
A sentence or two about your pet and/or photo
Send your digital photo as an attachment
Information and photos may also be submitted at the library any time we are open.
Deadline to enter is Thurs., May 31. View all entries
Pet Programs in May
Pets that Go! A Richard Scarry Event (kids & families)
Wed., May 2; 6 to 7 p.m.
Lower level meeting room.
Celebrate author Richard Scarry's birthday! Create a “petmobile,” play Scarry's Charter Adventures and more.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover (kids & families)
Wed., May 9; 1 p.m.
Under the skylight, lower level
Bring your favorite stuffed pal for a special storytime at 1 p.m. Leave your furry friend with us for a library sleepover. Pick up your animals by 5 p.m. on Sat., May 12 and find out more about their night in the library.
Pet Parade (all ages)
Fri., May 11; 5 p.m.
Meet at the Washington Avenue entrance, between the lions and bring your favorite pet for a parade around the library grounds. Games, a community mural and photo opps. Special guests: Oshkosh Area Humane Society, Read-to-a-Dog, Madison Cat Café & Oshkosh Fire Department.
Pet Obedience 101 (all ages)
Mon., May 14; 6 to 7 p.m.
Under the Dome
An expert shares general training advice & tips for housetraining puppies. (please leave your pets at home for this one!)
Pamprrrr Your Pet Day (all ages)
Sat., May 19; 10:30 a.m. to noon
Make treats and toys for your dogs and cats. Girls Who Code from South Park Middle School will share a special project they’re doing for the Oshkosh Area Humane Society. (please leave your pets at home for this one!)