Building a compassionate community
through the care of companion animals

Has Your Adopted Pet Changed Your Life?


YOU can help us earn $100,000 this holiday season!
Share your story, help make our holiday wishes come true!

The Petco Foundation, together with BOBS from Skechers, want to know all the ways, big and small,that your adopted pet has changed your life for the better. Winning stories will receive up to a$100,000 Holiday Wishes grant award for their adoption organization PLUS winning adopters will receive a Petco shopping spree and BOBS from Skechers shoes! Submit your Holiday Wishes story by Weds Sept. 23!

So, please, send in your adoption stories and together, let’s save more lives!


How to Submit Your Story

1. If you’ve adopted a pet from Tails Humane Society, share how your pet changes your
life for the better each and every day. Write your story in 500 words or less.

2. Upload at least four photos to support your story: one photo of your pet by him/herself, one
photo of you or your family with your pet and two additional photos. You can even add a video to
help illustrate the bond between you and your pet! Just click here or visit to
read prior year’s winning entries and get some inspiration. Remember, good stories will show
how your pet changed YOUR life.

3. Include our organization’s contact information when asked so that we can be eligible for a grant award:
 Insert Organization Name: Tails Humane Society
 Insert Executive Director Name: Michelle Groeper
 Insert Organization Email Address:
 Insert Organization Phone Number: (815) 758-2457
 Insert Organization Tax ID Number: 36-4334785

4. Submit your story and photos to by Weds. Sept. 23, noon CST.