We know you love your pet, and we want to see all the ways you show it.  Share your original Photo, Step-by-Step, or Video Instructables all about the handcrafted toys, homemade treats, special training methods, and everything else for your chance to win!   We're giving away some great cameras so you can capture all the precious moments your pet brings to your life.

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Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to international entries. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PDT, September 5.

The Pets Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize

11 Prizes

Grand Prize (1 winner)

One Grand Prize winner will receive a Nikon D3100 Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm Nikkor Zoom Lens to take lots of amazing shots of pets and future projects. Also included is an Instructables Prize Pack that has a one-year Pro membership, Robot t-shirt, and more.

First Prize (5 winners)

Five First Prize winners will receive a Nikon Coolpix S6000 and an Instructables Prize Pack that includes a one-year Pro membership, Robot t-shirt, and more.

Runner-Up Prize (5 winners)

Five Runner-Up Prize winners will receive an Instructables Prize Pack that includes a one-year Pro membership, Robot t-shirt, and more!
How It Works

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Jul 11, 2011 and Sep 5, 2011 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Pets Challenge. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.