Submit Your Pet’s Photo to the Irvine Animal Care Center Photo Fundraiser

Support animals in need by entering your photo and voting for others August 1August 31.

IRVINE, Calif. (July 21, 2021): Is your pet ready for its close-up? The Irvine Animal Care Center is seeking photo entries for its annual Photo Fundraiser, to benefit life-saving programs. Supporting the center is easy through this annual fundraiser: Submit your favorite photo of your pet, then get your family and friends to vote for your pet’s picture.

All eligible photos with a minimum of five votes by the end of the contest will be guaranteed inclusion in the 2022 Irvine Animal Care Center wall calendar. The top 13 winners will have their pet featured with a full-page photo for a month in the calendar. Each entrant will receive a print calendar, and additional copies will be available for sale online in September.

Photo submissions will be accepted August 1 through August 31. Entry fee is $25 per photo. Voting is online and open to the general public August 1 through August 31. Votes are $1 each. To enter your pet’s photo and cast your vote, visit

All proceeds benefit the center’s Enhanced Care, Foster Care, and Third Chance for Pets programs. For more information, contact the center at 949-724-7740.

Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 281,707 that spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park. For more information, please visit