Slideshow: The ‘Best Images Entered So Far’ for the 2020 Comedy Pet Photo Awards

Mars Petcare Comedy Pet Photo Awards

The Mars Petcare Comedy Pet Photo Awards is still taking submissions through August 31, 2020 for its 2020 competition, but the organizers have already released a few of their favorite images submitted thus far, showcasing humorous photos of pets from around the world.

‘From the founders of the world-famous Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam have created a fun photography competition calling on all pet and animal lovers to submit hilarious images of their funny furry friends for a chance of winning £3,000 and being named the 2020 Mars Petcare Comedy Pet Photographer of the Year,’ reads the press release for the ‘Best Images Entered So Far’ gallery.

In addition to laughter, the competition also aims to raise awareness around homeless pets in the United Kingdom, with 10% of the sponsorship fees and 10% of all entry fees going to the Blue Cross, a ‘UK Pet charity to help with its work rehoming pets and providing veterinary treatment and care.’

If you’re interested in submitting your own images to the competition, you can do so through August 31. Of the submitted images, 40 finalists will be announced on September 28 and the winning image will be announced on November 19th. For £5 you can enter five photos or videos; for £10 you can enter 15 photos or videos. There are multiple categories you can submit your photos into, including Dogs, Cats, The Mighty Horse and more.

You can find out more by visiting the Comedy Pet Photo competition website.

Maria Indurain — Intellectual Dog

© Maria Indurain / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Maria Indurain

Title: Intellectual Dog

Animal Name: Newton

Animal Type: Dog

Location of shot: Barcelona, Spain

Magdaléna Straková — Snow Monster

© Magdaléna Straková / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Magdaléna Straková

Title: Snow Monster

Animal Name: Not Available

Animal Type: Dog

Location of shot: Czech Republic

Magdaléna Straková — Gossip Girls

© Magdaléna Straková / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Magdaléna Straková

Title: Gossip Girls

Animal Name: Not Available

Animal Type: Dog

Location of shot: Czech Republic

Sally Billam — Ding Dong’ Can you spare a few mins of your time?

© Sally Billam / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Sally Billam

Title: Ding Dong’ Can you spare a few mins of your time?

Animal Name: Freddie

Animal Type: Dog

Location of shot: East Yorkshire, UK

Isabelle Merriman — Guinea Pigs Doing Tricks

© Isabelle Merriman / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Isabelle Merriman

Title: Guinea Pigs Doing Tricks

Animal Name: Stigg & Minky

Animal Type: Guinea Pigs

Location of shot: Guildford, UK

Iain McConnell — Overdramatic Cat

© Iain McConnell / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Iain McConnell

Title: Overdramatic Cat

Animal Name: Edmund

Animal Type: Cat

Location of shot: Oswestry, UK

Nicole Rayner — Smiley!

© Nicole Rayner / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Nicole Rayner

Title: Smiley!

Animal Name: Mimi

Animal Type: Dog

Location of shot: Manchester, UK

Alice Van Kempen — The Shepherd’s family road trip

© Alice Van Kempen / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Alice Van Kempen

Title: The Shepherd’s family road trip

Animal Name: Not available

Animal Type: Dog

Location of shot: Netherlands

Sarah Bub — Cat or Snail?

© Sarah Bub / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Sarah Bub

Title: Cat or Snail?

Animal Name: Ron

Animal Type: Cat

Location of shot: Kreuztal, Germany

Karen Hoglund — Hunting Dog Dropout

© Karen Hoglund / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Karen Hoglund

Title: Hunting Dog Dropout

Animal Name: Murphy (The Turkey is a prop)

Animal Type: Dog

Location of shot: Colorado Mountains, USA

Teun Veldman — Red Slippers? I don’t know anything about red slippers

© Teun Veldman / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Teun Veldman

Title: Red Slippers? I don’t know anything about red slippers

Animal Name: Not Available

Animal Type: Kitten

Location of shot: Netherlands

Mehmet Aslan — The Social Distance Meal Order

© Mehmet Aslan / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Mehmet Aslan

Title: The Social Distance Meal Order

Animal Name: Not Available

Animal Type: Cats

Location of shot: Turkey

Mehmet Aslan — Smile

© Mehmet Aslan / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Mehmet Aslan

Title: Smiley!

Animal Name: Not Available

Animal Type: Dog and Horse

Location of shot: Turkey

Mars Petcare Comedy Pet Photo Awards

The Mars Petcare Comedy Pet Photo Awards is still taking submissions through August 31, 2020 for its 2020 competition, but the organizers have already released a few of their favorite images submitted thus far, showcasing humorous photos of pets from around the world.
‘From the founders of the world-famous Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam have created a fun photography competition calling on all pet and animal lovers to submit hilarious images of their funny furry friends for a chance of winning £3,000 and being named the 2020 Mars Petcare Comedy Pet Photographer of the Year,’ reads the press release for the ‘Best Images Entered So Far’ gallery.
In addition to laughter, the competition also aims to raise awareness around homeless pets in the United Kingdom, with 10% of the sponsorship fees and 10% of all entry fees going to the Blue Cross, a ‘UK Pet charity to help with its work rehoming pets and providing veterinary treatment and care.’
If you’re interested in submitting your own images to the competition, you can do so through August 31. Of the submitted images, 40 finalists will be announced on September 28 and the winning image will be announced on November 19th. For £5 you can enter five photos or videos; for £10 you can enter 15 photos or videos. There are multiple categories you can submit your photos into, including Dogs, Cats, The Mighty Horse and more.
You can find out more by visiting the Comedy Pet Photo competition website.
Maria Indurain — Intellectual Dog

© Maria Indurain / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Maria Indurain
Title: Intellectual Dog
Animal Name: Newton
Animal Type: Dog
Location of shot: Barcelona, Spain
Magdaléna Straková — Snow Monster

© Magdaléna Straková / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Magdaléna Straková
Title: Snow Monster
Animal Name: Not Available
Animal Type: Dog
Location of shot: Czech Republic
Magdaléna Straková — Gossip Girls

© Magdaléna Straková / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Magdaléna Straková
Title: Gossip Girls
Animal Name: Not Available
Animal Type: Dog
Location of shot: Czech Republic
Sally Billam — Ding Dong’ Can you spare a few mins of your time?

© Sally Billam / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Sally Billam
Title: Ding Dong’ Can you spare a few mins of your time?
Animal Name: Freddie
Animal Type: Dog
Location of shot: East Yorkshire, UK
Isabelle Merriman — Guinea Pigs Doing Tricks

© Isabelle Merriman / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Isabelle Merriman
Title: Guinea Pigs Doing Tricks
Animal Name: Stigg & Minky
Animal Type: Guinea Pigs
Location of shot: Guildford, UK
Iain McConnell — Overdramatic Cat

© Iain McConnell / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Iain McConnell
Title: Overdramatic Cat
Animal Name: Edmund
Animal Type: Cat
Location of shot: Oswestry, UK
Nicole Rayner — Smiley!

© Nicole Rayner / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Nicole Rayner
Title: Smiley!
Animal Name: Mimi
Animal Type: Dog
Location of shot: Manchester, UK
Alice Van Kempen — The Shepherd’s family road trip

© Alice Van Kempen / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Alice Van Kempen
Title: The Shepherd’s family road trip
Animal Name: Not available
Animal Type: Dog
Location of shot: Netherlands
Sarah Bub — Cat or Snail?

© Sarah Bub / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Sarah Bub
Title: Cat or Snail?
Animal Name: Ron
Animal Type: Cat
Location of shot: Kreuztal, Germany
Karen Hoglund — Hunting Dog Dropout

© Karen Hoglund / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Karen Hoglund
Title: Hunting Dog Dropout
Animal Name: Murphy (The Turkey is a prop)
Animal Type: Dog
Location of shot: Colorado Mountains, USA
Teun Veldman — Red Slippers? I don’t know anything about red slippers

© Teun Veldman / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Teun Veldman
Title: Red Slippers? I don’t know anything about red slippers
Animal Name: Not Available
Animal Type: Kitten
Location of shot: Netherlands

Mehmet Aslan — The Social Distance Meal Order

© Mehmet Aslan / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Mehmet Aslan
Title: The Social Distance Meal Order
Animal Name: Not Available
Animal Type: Cats
Location of shot: Turkey
Mehmet Aslan — Smile

© Mehmet Aslan / Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2020

Photographer: Mehmet Aslan
Title: Smiley!
Animal Name: Not Available
Animal Type: Dog and Horse
Location of shot: TurkeyRead MoreArticles: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)

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