Hope Animal Rescue is a completely volunteer-run non-profit animal welfare organization based out of the triangle area of NC. Our mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home abandoned dogs in North Carolina that need help the most, while assisting members of our community in helping them to care for their dogs and keep them in their homes. committed to saving the lives of stray and abandoned dogs in North Carolina. We give HOPE to the ones that need it most and we have a heart for the sick, elderly, and those discriminated against due to breed.

This is a BIG year end fundraiser for HAR, and a fun way to get the community involved in raising money for a very impawtant cause! All proceeds from the photo contest go directly to providing care for the dogs of Hope Animal Rescue. Last year we raised over $6,000 and our goal this year is to raise $7,000 – can you help make that happen?! Consider entering your pet in the contest (and encouraging people to vote), as the winners of the contest will make it in to our 2024 HAR Calendar!

How it works:

  1. Enter a high-resolution photo of your pet, along with an entry fee of $5. (1440px x 1800px or 2mb. If you win a spot in the calendar but your photo is not high-resolution, we will ask for a replacement photo, or else choose the next place entry).
  2. Vote! Each vote costs $1 (or less if you're buying more votes!) and there is no limit to how many votes you can purchase. Each vote is a donation to HAR (10 votes = $10 donation) and goes directly to providing care and covering expenses for our animals. There’s also special “discount bundles” like 25 votes for $20 that may pop up every so often!
  3. SHARE SHARE SHARE this contest! Tell everyone to vote, share the contest URL, and ask your family/friends to vote for your pet!

Voting starts on the evening of Monday November 20th at 8 PM EST and will end on Sunday November 26th at 7 PM EST.

The top 12 photos will be featured in our 2024 calendar. THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER (aka the photo with the most votes) will be crowned the 2024 Calendar Cover Dog and will ALSO win a 5x7 custom pet portrait from Domestic Doodles!

2024 calendars will be available for pre-order soon, too, and will tentatively be available for local pick-up or to be shipped in mid December!