The Petco Foundation and the Dubuque Regional Humane Society are asking pet adopters to join them in creating the world’s largest valentine to shelter pets and the people who care for them.

Participants who submit a photo or video valentine at through Wednesday, Feb. 13, will be eligible to win daily prizes and will give the Dubuque Regional Humane Society the chance to earn a $1,000 daily grant award.

At the end of the submission period, if the Dubuque Regional Humane Society receives the most valentines, it will be eligible for $10,000 in lifesaving funds and 1,000 pounds of WholeHearted dog or cat food.

On Thursday, Feb. 14, the Petco Foundation will deliver the mosaic to more than 4,000 animal welfare organizations containing thank you messages from supporters across the country. Representatives from the Petco Foundation also will visit some shelters with a valentine delivery.

For more information, visit or and use the hashtag #ShelterValentine.

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