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"Show Us Your Pets" Photo Contest

It's time for the annual Pets Photo Contest! We want your photos showing off your pets! Photos must be submitted by midnight on Saturday, February 13th. For this photo contest, we are limiting everyone to one photo submission per person. Happy Shooting!

Cafe CastelloThe winner with the most votes for their photograph will receive a $50 Gift Certificate to Café Castello. Café Castello is a family owned and operated restaurant in Bellport Village. They take pride in using only the finest and freshest quality ingredients in preparing each and every item on their menu. Their delicious pizza dough is prepared fresh daily and they use only the finest tomatoes and the best herbs and spices when preparing their sauces. Café Castello is open seven days a week for everything from a snack to a full dinner!


Click here to see past Photo Contest Winners.


How to Submit a Photo

Submitting a photo is easy!

1. Select your best photograph of your favorite furry friend, and email it to For this photo contest, we are limiting everyone to
one photo submission per person.

2. With your photo please include:
- Your name
- Your pet's name
- Type of pet
- Your city/town
- A sentence or two telling us about your pet

There is no need to resize your images before you send them to us. Please submit your photos in as large a pixel size as possible.

A word about copyright: By sending us your photographs, you are in no way giving us any rights to do anything with your photographs other than to display them here on We will not give anyone else any rights to your photographs nor will we use them in any other way without your permission.

However, you should understand that the internet, relatively speaking, is still the "Wild West" when it comes to maintaining control over your work. We've already had several instances of people copying material from and using it on their own websites. They removed the material when we politely pointed out to them that they can't do that, but the point is that you have to keep an eye out for abuses of the copyright rules. For this reason, can not be responsible for what other people do and how they use material they copy without permission from

You should only submit photos if you understand and agree to the above. If you have any questions about any of this, we'd be glad to discuss them with you.