Riverside Shopping Centre reveals top 10 shortlist for Prettiest Pet competition

Vote for Hemel's Prettiest Pet - as Riverside Shopping Centre reveals competition's top 10 shortlist

The competition to find Hemel's prettiest pet was launched on National Love Your Pet Day

Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 11:49 am

In partnership with Hemel Gazette, Riverside Shopping Centre has now revealed the top 10 shortlisted animals as part of its Prettiest Pet competition.

The shopping centre in Hemel Hempstead launched the competition on ‘National Love Your Pet Day’ and has received over 300 entries through its social media platforms.

From ponies to poodles, rabbits to rats – all entries have now been received and this is your chance to now vote for your favourite!

As part of the competition, there is a £250 giveaway to spend at the centre for the lucky owner of Hemel’s prettiest pet.

Riverside is also offering a £100 voucher for 2nd place and £50 voucher for 3rd prize to be spent at the shopping centre.

Public voting is now open and ends midnight on Wednesday, March 31. This is your chance to crown the winner of Hemel’s prettiest pet.

To vote, simply head over to Riverside’s Facebook album, named ‘Prettiest Pet’ and just hit the like button on the picture of the pet you would like to vote for.

Key dates to remember:

- Wednesday, March 17 – public voting starts on Riverside’s Prettiest Pet Facebook album.

- Wednesday, March 31 - public voting ends at midnight.

The three pet pictures with the most likes will then be crowned as Hemel’s Prettiest Pets with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place decided by the order of the number of likes received.

Riverside Centre Manager, Ian Welland said: “Firstly we’d like to thank those who entered the competition, seeing over 300 entries received!

"From terriers to tortoises, pugs and ponies we’ve been inundated with entries of Hemel’s amazing pets!

"We’re delighted to now launch public voting, with 10 fantastic pets shortlisted overall.

"We’re now asking our Facebook followers to crown Hemel’s Prettiest Pet by liking their favourite pet picture on our Facebook album before midnight Wednesday 31st March.

"The picture with the most likes will then be crowned the winner, with the owner receiving £250 to spend here at Riverside Shopping Centre. Second place will receive £100 and third £50!”

Scroll through our gallery to see the top 10 shortlisted entries.

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