The Tri-Valley's Valley Humane Society is now accepting photos for its 2013 pet photo contest. The top three winners will receive special prize packages.

Entering a photo is free, but votes cost $1 each -- the minimum donation is five votes for $5.

The contest benefits the rehabilitation and care of abandoned pets.

Photos will be accepted until noon Oct. 23. Voting will end at 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 30.

For more information, visit http://valleyhumane.org/how-to-help/donate/2013-pet-photo-contest/ or call 925-426-8656.