UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT: The 2023 International Pet Photographer of the Year is hosted by Unleashed Education


2023 Winners Announced

Check out the finalists and winners above in the 2023 Results dropdown.

Take a look at top 100 scoring images of 2023!

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About the Awards

Established in 2019, the International Pet Photographer of the Year Awards is the world’s largest professional pet photography competition.

The awards are all about celebrating the artistry and skill of pet photographers from all around the globe.

We have an all-star panel of judges, five categories, cash prizes, trophies and certificates for our category and overall winners and judges feedback on all images entered.

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About Your Hosts

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Pet photography is our passion.

With 38 years of combined pet photography experience and enough awards to wallpaper the spare room, Charlotte Reeves and Craig Turner-Bullock are excited to be your new IPPOTY hosts!

You'll find us sharing our knowledge and skills with the pet photography community through our online education platform Unleashed Education.

Previous Winners

Whether you're looking for a healthy dose of inspiration, or just some pet-related eye candy, take a look at the galleries of previous award winners.

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Meet the Judges

Read more about our incredible judges


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