New Fairfield/Sherman Animal Welfare is holding a 2020 pet photo calendar contest to raise funds for the abandoned, neglected and abused dogs and cats the organization rescues, and to celebrate contestants' pets.

To enter the contest, or to vote for a pet, go to the website nfsaw.org or to Facebook (New Fairfield/Sherman Animal Welfare) and follow the links, or go to: gogophotocontest.com/newfairfieldshermananimalwelfaresociety

Voting ends Oct. 11 at 10 p.m. All pets are welcome. The pet does not need to be a NFSAW adoptee.

The top vote recipient will be on the calendar's cover and receive a Portraits by ShawnaLee gift certificate (valued at $325) for an 11" by 14" pencil or charcoal pet portrait done by artist ShawnaLee Kwashnak. Each of the next 12 top vote getters will be featured as a full page pet of the month. The second place recipient will receive a $100 Tractor Supply gift card and the third place recipient will receive a pet gift basket valued at $75. All winners will receive a free copy of the calendar.

Cost to enter the contest is $10 and each vote costs $1.

New this year to the contest is the ability to place a business card size ad in the calendar for $50. Call 203-746-2925 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find out how to place an ad.



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