It’s simple!

  1. Make a donation of at least $10 to the Ottawa Humane Society. Access the donation page on the Ottawa Humane Society website by clicking: DONATE HERE
    • Fill in the form on the right side of the webpage. 100% of this donation goes to the Humane Society.
  2. Forward the donation confirmation email from the Ottawa Humane Society (or a screenshot) with a photo of your pet, your pet’s name and your contact information to

All entries must be submitted by March 15, 2024.

Photos of the  “contestants” will appear on the RPCA website and in the April edition of our local newspaper, the Riverview Park Review.  Voting will open after March 15, 2024. Members of the public will be able to vote for their choices using a link on the RPCA Website.  While voting is free, voters may also make a donation to either the RPCA or the Ottawa Humane Society.

More details will be available in April. Meanwhile, please send any questions about the contest to

Voting Procedure

Voting will start after March 15 once all the contestants have registered.

Select your favourite cat and/or your favourite dog.

Send an email to and type “Cutest Cat and Dog Contest” in the Subject line. In the email, send us the names of the pets as shown in the photo caption and explain why you think this dog or cat should be selected as the funniest, cutest, handsomest, or most beautiful.