“Why I Love My Rescue Pet” Art Contest For Kids

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“Why I Love My Rescue Pet” Art Contest For Kids

Congratulations To All Of Our Artists!

Every one of these art pieces is amazing! We love seeing all of these little animal lovers that will kick start the next generation of animal rescuers.

A special congratulations to our 1st place winner Malana! Great job on your piece! You will receive $100 and $400 will be donated to YOUR favorite rescue!

Siri – Age 8

This is my rescue dog, Frank, and he is looking at a squirrel in the evening, saying, “What do I do, Human, what do I do?” The squirrel has an acorn. I also wrote a Haiku about him on the bottom right of my picture. I drew the picture first, and then I glued on the Haiku and what Frank is thinking about.

Malana – Age 11

Lola was rescued from the flooding areas of louisiana, and is always acting loveable and regal! Skipper was from Kansas City rescue, and he is our little old man, his true love would be sun bathing and butt scratches! Molly was rescued from the hot sidewalks of Mexico when she was three days old, with her litter mates. She is our little food motivated pup, who loves nothing more than good food and belly rubs!

Quinn – Age 7

Quinn and her family always have a crew of rescue dogs, so she has lots of experience with pet fostering and adoption!

Maia – Age 7

We recently adopted a cat who has become Maia’s best friend. This is a picture showing how happy her kitty is too.

Makayla – Age 6

I got Honey for Christmas and this drawing is a picture of the day I got her. I love her so much and she is very sweet. She is a rescue dog from Texas and I’m happy she is my dog!

Raelynn – Age 6

I think dogs and cats should be rescued so they can be happy and safe and make people happy.

Layla – Age 9

Licks can make a sad day happy. Chip my rescue dog always makes me smile.

Shelby – Age 11

I love my pet kitten because, she is 1) so adorable and 2) because I love all animals with disabilities, hers is blurry vision so she is so affectionate and kind as well. Well, the main reason why you should adopt is, if the animal is in a kill shelter or a bad home then the animal could die depressed and alone :(. But, if you adopt an animal then you can have a BFF for life :).

Aaliyah – Age 11

“Woof, woof”, my dog barks as she leaps through the grass to retrieve her ball. She comes bouncing back happy to see me. She drops her ball and it reminds me of when we first adopted her from the resuce group as a puppy. I love all animals but I especially care about dogs and how they all deserve a home. Adopting a dog from a rescue or shelter not only gives you a furry friend, but it also helps the overpopulation of dogs go down. Many dog rescues and animal shelters have loving and friendly dogs like mine. You might think of those as places where all the rejected and unwanted dogs go, but its not. It’s a place that dogs go when they need a second chance. You can save a dogs life by adopting instead of buying from a breeder.

Lola – Age 6

Lola loves her rescue cat, Starla so much because she is the nicest friend ever. Lola wants everyone to rescue a pet because they will gain a good friend too.

Jill Caren CharityPaws

Jill Caren

Jill is an avid animal lover who spends her time helping animal rescues by photographing homeless pets and through her work on CharityPaws.

She is currently owned by Cleo, an American Pit Bull Terrier and Snoopy Cat. Her inspiration comes from her girls Ginger and Riley (RIP) – pit mix sisters who were loved family members for almost 15 years.

You can find her on LinkedIn and Instagram.

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24 thoughts on ““Why I Love My Rescue Pet” Art Contest For Kids”

  1. All of these entries are so wonderful!!

    Siri, I love your sunset behind the trees, and I love that Frank isn’t quite sure what to do with that squirrel!

    Malana, I love how each of your pups has their own little house…or castle! I love the colors in your picture, too!

    Quinn, I love how each of your wonderful rescue pups are so special to you, in so many important ways. šŸ™‚

    Maia — your art is so colorful and I can feel the love in your kitty’s face! That’s exactly what happens when you adopt a pet–nothing but pure love!

    Makayla–I love how your art reminds me of the special days that I brought my rescue pets home. Those days are the best!!!

    Raelynn – I love how your art shows how much fun people can have with their pets. Cats are WONDERFUL! šŸ™‚

    Layla– Licks from your rescue pet are definitely the best and make any hard day better!! I love how colorful your picture is!!

    Shelby — I love your kitty’s special story, and I can see she is smiling in your picture because you are DEFINITELY her BFF!!

    Aaliyah – Your art is beautiful and so is your heart! I am so happy you can see that rescue dogs are just like any other…loving and kind and deserving of a happy home. šŸ™‚

    Lola – I can tell you are the best friend ever to Starla!! She is so very lucky to have her as her person. And I love how you used pieces of paper to make a mosaic picture for your art!!

    Cheers to all of your precious hearts and kind spirits. The world is a better place because of all of you.

  2. I voted and was so proud to do so! So glad Aaliyah you are involved in such a wonderful thing like this! So many animals are neglected and they need someone like you to care! Good luck!

  3. Raelynn is so sweet. She’s such a loving and kind girl. Her love for everything and everyone is amazing.

  4. Beautiful entries from everyone!
    Jill, is there a way to contact you? My daughter has had several friends vote for her, yet her votes are not appearing. Thanks so much!

  5. Oh my gosh – so awesome and yes, we will share with our readers! What a wonderful opportunity to support children and animals!