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GMHS society urges adopters to participate in ‘Holiday Wishes’ contest

Individuals who have adopted a pet from the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society are invited to share how their pet has changed their life to help give GMHS a chance to receive a $100,000 grand prize from the Petco Foundation’s Holiday Wishes Grant Campaign.

In partnership with BOBS from Sketchers, the Petco Foundation is granting more than $750,000 this holiday season to qualified animal welfare organizations across the country. Awards will range from $5,000 to $100,000 and adopters with winning submissions will receive up to a $1,000 Petco shopping spree and a prize pack with BOBS shoes from Sketchers.

Through Sept. 23, adopters can submit their story at Stories should highlight how pets have changed their adopter’s life for the better, in big and small ways, and should celebrate the love of their adopted pet. Submissions must include four photos to illustrate the story and can include video as well.

Adopters should contact GMHS for the organ...

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