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Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League to Celebrate National Kids and Pets Day with its 2nd Annual “Art from the Heart” Contest

West Palm Beach, FL--- (April 23, 2021) Help Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League celebrate National Kids and Pets Day by entering our “Kids❤️ Pets” art contest- a fun way to express creativity and share your love of pets. Whether it’s a current pet, past pet, or maybe even future pet—show us through your art the special bond you have (or will have someday) with your pet.

The contest will begin on Monday April 26th at noon and end on Monday May 17th at noon.

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League’s Humane Education Department teaches people of every age to respect all life on the planet and feel empowered to take action to help make the world a better place.

The “Art from the Heart” contest is a fun way to express creativity and share the bond you have with animals.

“What a fun and educational way to express the love and bond between children and animals,” said Rich Anderson, Executive Director/CEO of Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. “We are excited for the one-year anniversary of our Humane Education Program. Through projects like this, we can teach the importance of making a lifetime of good choices in our treatment of all living things and the world we share.”

“Art from the Heart” categories include: Ages 4-5; Ages 6-8; Ages 9-11; and Ages 12- 15 and Ages: 16+.  Those participating can use any medium including paints, markers, crayons, pencils, mixed media- and your creativity, to illustrate a way that you are connected with or are kind to animal.  Once your artwork is complete, take a photo and submit it to:  Remember to share your entry page with family and friends so they can vote ($1 donation per vote). The top winner from each category will receive a Peggy Adams Art Contest Certificate, be temporarily displayed proudly in our New Humane Education Classroom, of course, be entitled to…Bragging (or Wagging) rights!!!

To learn more about Peggy Adams’ Humane Education Program, please visit

About Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League:

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League saves more lives than any other rescue organization in Palm Beach County and provides critical services to more than 30,000 animals each year.

The Mission of the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is to provide shelter to lost, homeless and unwanted animals, to provide spay and neuter and other medical services for companion animals, and to care for, protect, and find quality homes for homeless and neglected companion animals, to advocate animal welfare, community involvement and education to further the bond between people and animals.  Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity navigator, and is the first animal shelter in South Florida to become AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) accredited.  Peggy Adams is an independent nonprofit animal rescue organization operating continuously since 1925. For more information and to donate, please visit


Media Contact: Cara MacVane, Email; 561.685.2342

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League Contact: Lauren Ellis, Email; (Office) 561.472.8845 / (Cell/Text) 267.767.8159


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