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Call for Submissions


Attention writers of Grey and Bruce Counties! The Grey Bruce Pet Hospital is sponsoring a literary competition to support the Farley Foundation, an organization that assists people in need through subsidizing the cost of veterinary care for their four-legged companions. We are looking for short stories that celebrate the human-animal bond and exemplify the mutually beneficial and caring relationship between people and their pets. A collection of the best entries will be published and sold with proceeds going to the Farley Foundation. Award winning cartoonist, Lynn Johnston,  who benevolently loaned one of her most beloved characters, Farley the English Sheep dog to the Foundation, has agreed to write the forward for this book. Multiple submissions are welcome. Successful authors will receive a first edition copy of the anthology and will retain copyright of their work.
Entries must be original and unpublished and not exceed 3000 words.
Submission deadline is June 1, 2017. Please send entries to

An acknowledgment of receipt will be sent within 7 days. If you do not receive an acknowledgement please call our office at 519-376-7387 and leave a message for Dr Debbie Boyd.