Pet contests are now held in every country as a sport for the pets and their owners. It is always fun to have pets around, be it cats, dogs or squirrels. Most people prefer dogs for their obedience and their ability to be trained easily, but cats and other animals are no less. Pet contest is a topic of excitement among all the pet owners of the globe. They want to flaunt their pets and after all, winning a prize is no less a reason. It provides a way of involvement and enjoyment for both the pets and their owners. It also increases the bonding and mutual confidence and co-operation between the owner and his mate.Benefits of a Pet ContestIt is proved scientifically those keeping pets have a healthier heart as compared to those who don’t because the presence of the beloved and pampered pets keeps the owner happy. These contests also ensure that the pets and the owners enjoy themselves to the fullest extent possible. They have all sorts of competitions giving equal chance to pets to show off their talent and make their owner proud. Winning or losing the contest is only parts of the game, memories are made by the happiness and enjoyment experienced. Most contests have prize money for the winners. Some clubs organize a pet contest every week and give away $1000 or any latest gadget such as a camera as prize to the best performers.Ways to approach a pet contestPet owners can register onto these pet contests online. There are websites available which list out the various pet contests all over the world and ways of registering in them. One can also get phone numbers of the organizers and can personally contact them in case of any query about registering. One can also go to the actual site of the contest (if nearby) and directly get themselves registered to the contest. With the wide use of internet, most people register via the various websites as it is the most convenient method. These websites also provide the particulars of the pet contests such as the venue, date, time, contests and the prizes to be given to the winners. One can also contact the authorities via e-mail which is also provided in those websites. Through this we also get to know about the competitions held the previous year and the difficulty level of these pet contests.Competitions for pets in a Pet ContestPet contests have all sorts of competitions. The most popular one for dogs is a race among all dogs. The one which reaches the goal first is the winner. This is used to determine not only the speed but also the muscular strength of the dog. Another popular competition pet fashion contests where owners dress up their pets in different ways like making them wear little frocks with a small hair band on the top of its head, or a miniature jersey with little boots making the pets look stylish and different. The one dressed best according to the judge is the winner. There are also other competitions like responding correctly to a command given by the judge, competitions determining the co-ordination of the pet with its owner etc.Competitions for Pet OwnersPet contests also have various competitions for pet owners like photography. Pet owners have to take interesting photographs of their pets in various poses so as to get an award. The best picture would be awarded by the judge. Owners gear themselves up with the best equipment and train themselves with various techniques to make them skilled enough for the competition. Some pet contests include uploading the photographs on the internet and let random visitors vote on the photograph the find best. This type of selection considers the viewpoint of the audience. The photograph that gets the highest number of votes amongst all is the winner. These websites also give tips on the ways to make the photographs better and more attractive to the viewer and ways of making them more presentable.Pet contests are not only a source of winning prizes or money or fame, but also a means of providing pure enjoyment with your beloved pet. These also increase the self-confidence in the pet. Such contests should thus be attended by every pet-owner not only for money but for enjoyment and those blissful moments.