Winners of the Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill Contest Announced

On Thursday, Oct. 21, Animal lovers from across the Nation’s capital tuned in to learn the winner of the 13th annual Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill Contest. Veterinarians from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-5) served as judges for the contest, and Rep. Schrader broke the news about the contest winners.


“As the only veterinarian serving in Congress, I am always excited to team up with the Animal Health Institute for the annual Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill Contest,” Rep. Schrader said. “Our pets are our constant companions, right by our side to celebrate the good times and get us through the bad times, including during the darkest days of the pandemic. Their wagging tails and content purrs brought us joy during this tough year, and I am happy to highlight just how important pets are in our lives.” Learn more!