The New Yorker Magazine Pays $50,000 for the Best Pet Photo

By: Jacqueline Parrish - Published:   Updated: Jun 15 2011 • References: dir.yahoo & newyorker
The New Yorker Magazine is hosting a rather interesting and cutesy contest that requires the use of both your furry little animal friend as well as a camera, where you are supposed to capture your canine counterpart looking their most debonair and suave.

The grand prize for The New Yorker Magazine contest is a ridiculous $50,000--not too shabby for dressing up your animal as a literary icon.

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