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Pet photography competition

We love well-behaved pets at McCarthy Stone. See photos from homeowners and employees of their amazing animal friends.

Photography Competition - McCarthy stone
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Posted 05 July 2021
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Pet Photo competition – we have our winners!

We love well-behaved pets at McCarthy Stone*, so we asked our homeowners and employees to send us cute and quirky images of their amazing animal friends.
We were overwhelmed by the brilliant response, but we had to choose just three.

Our picture purr-fect winners are… 

Sasha - McCarthy Stone Pet photography Competition Entry

Very special Sasha 

Sent in by Penny Filmer, Stover Court, Newton Abbot

“Sasha is a very special little dog. She is very tiny only, weighing 2kgs and absolutely adores children especially those with “special needs”.  I am hoping to register her as a Therapy Dog next year as she will only be two years old this November. 

I returned to England four years ago after living in Zimbabwe. I went out to Rhodesia on a one year nursing contract and stayed for 43 years!  Met my husband and spent many happy years there. I moved into Stover Court three years ago and I love my flat but it has made all the difference sharing it with little Sasha my loving and playful little companion.”

Reuben and Rufus - McCarthy Stone Pet photography Competition Entry

Rueben and Rufus 

Sent in by Sarah Haycock, House Manager, Brookes Court, Shropshire

“Rufus and Reuben are a huge part of my life and having had donkeys and ponies for twenty years now, I cannot imagine life without them, and the rest of the menagerie; I include my children collectively!

Although it can be hard work, they bring us great happiness and are a pleasure to look after. What is less pleasurable are the 4 and 5am wake up calls of a braying nature!”


And here is the best of the rest...

More about some of the amazing animal friends entered into the competition

Download a copy of our booklet showcasing the top entries and their stories.

Grace Family Rabbits - McCarthy Stone Pet photography Competition Entry

* Homeowners are permitted domesticated, common household pets. Terms and conditions apply.

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