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Jan 1 1970

Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest

Event Details

Through November 5, 2018

Entry Fee : No cost to enter.

Petersen Pet Hospital

1031 Kacena Road

Hiawatha, Iowa, 52233

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It’s time for our annual Howl-O-Ween costume contest. The contest will begin on Monday, October 1st.

To enter:

1.) Stop by our office between Monday, October 1st and Wednesday, October 31st, during regular office hours, and have a picture of your pet taken in their Halloween costume. Only clients of Petersen Pet Hospital and their pets can participate in the costume contest.  Each contestant will receive a small gift when the stop in to have their costume contest photo taken.  Gifts given at time of photo are while supplies last.

2.) On Thursday, November 1st we will add a picture album to our Facebook page with pictures of all the contestants.  You must sign a release that we are allowed to use your picture on Facebook to be eligible for the contest.  None of the pictures will be posted to Facebook until November 1st.

How to win:

1.) The winner of the contest will be the photo who gets the most reactions (like, love, wow) on their pet’s photo in our Howl-O-Ween album on Facebook. Feel free to tell your friends and family to go online and vote for you and your pet. The picture with the most reactions (likes, loves, or wows) will win 1st Prize. The picture with the 2nd most reactions will win 2nd Prize and 3rd most reactions will win 3rd Prize. Voting is only part of the process and a panel of judges will determine the final winner. If we suspect fraud, we have the right to determine the winner. If there is a tie, we will make the final determination as to the winner.

2.) Voting will start on November 1st and will end at 11:59 pm on Sunday, November 4th.

3.) Votes will be tallied and winners announced and contacted on Monday, November 5th.


1.) 1st Prize – $50.00 gift card to Petersen Pet Hospital

2.) 2nd Prize – $25.00 gift card to Petersen Pet Hospital

3.) 3rd Prize – $15.00 gift card to Petersen Pet Hospital

No purchase necessary. Pets must be on a leash or in a carrier when brought to the office for their photograph.

We reserve the right not to include or post on social media any costumes that are deemed offensive or inappropriate.

This contest is not endorsed or sponsored by Facebook.