It's time for the 2024 Get Ready Calendar photo contest!


The 2024 contest has ended. Winners will be announced before APHA’s Annual Meeting in November.

Grab your cameras because this year’s Get Ready Calendar photo contest will be a showstopper! 

We’re looking for your most fashionable animal pictures for this year’s theme, “Get Ready Runway.” Bandanas, bowties, sunglasses, hats — we want to see your pet’s best sense of style! Any animal pictures go as long as they’re ready to hit the runway!

Enter the Contest

Submission Deadline: August 2, 2023

Email your photo(s) to with the subject line “Contest submission.”

In the email, please include:

  • Your name
  • Address
  • Phone Number
  • Animal’s name

Be sure to attach the largest file size available. Vertical (portrait) photos preferred. Limit three photos per entrant. 

Check out our full rules and FAQs. The calendar will be sent to APHA members with the January issue of The Nation’s Health and will also be available for sale before the new year. 

But wait! 2023 isn't over yet...

APHA's 2023 Get Ready Calendar is now available! Download it here: Extreme Cuteness for Extreme Weather (and Other Emergencies). If you receive The Nation's Health in the mail, you'll get a free printed copy of the calendar with your January 2023 issue.
Thank you to the more than 300 people who shared your photos with us for this year’s calendar. They were all extremely cute – and we’ll look forward to your contributions for the 2024 calendar.

Cover of the APHA Get Ready Calendar 2023, with a photo of a dog in a field with mountains behind

Need more than one?

APHA's 2023 Get Ready Calendar is now available for bulk purchase. Place your order for a box or two of these cute calendars full of preparedness tips! Boxes of 25 calendars are available for $100 each, which includes shipping to locations within the contiguous United States. Use the PayPal link below to place your order!

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And take a look back at 2022 and our pandemic pals!

Pandemic Pals! APHA's 2022 Get Ready Calendar goat in tall grass

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