Do you have a Perfect Pet?

Last year's winner Buster with owners Paul and Marie Kelly
Last year's winner Buster with owners Paul and Marie Kelly

CALLING all pet owners! The Times & Speaker are on the look out for our circulation area’s Perfect Pets - and we have some great prizes for this year’s winners to get their paws on!

Our popular annual contest is run to celebrate National Pet Month (April 7 to May 7), and we’re looking for all creatures big and small to take part.

We’ve got a host of prizes lined up, including a range of essentials and treats from National Pet Month sponsor Royal Canin.

So no matter whether you have a dog, cat, mouse, hamster, budgie, rabbit, horse, snake or any of the other cute pet we want to to let us know how much they mean to you by entering them into our Perfect Pets Competition.

To enter and have your pet featured in the Times and Speaker, simply send us a picture along with your pet’s name, age, breed (if appropriate), it’s home town and a funny or interesting fact about it.

Please also remember to include your name, address and a contact number.

Entries can be e-mailed to (please include PERFECT PETS in the subject box) or sent to Perfect Pets, Motherwell Times, 29 Hope Street, Motherwell, ML1 1BT.

Royal Canin provides precise nutritional solutions for dogs and cats, taking into account age, activity, breed, size and lifestyle to meet specific needs.

The company has its own dedicated research centre and works in partnership with leading veterinary schools and universities, with input from vets and breeders worldwide.

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