CATS, dogs, birds, even a snake - pets will always be a very important addition to the family.

And now is the time to celebrate the special animals in your life with the Advertiser's Pet Idol 2021 contest!

We're asking our readers to submit pictures of their treasured pets and tell us why they deserve showing off, and, after a vote, their pooch, moggy or feathered friend could be crowned Hampshire's finest.

As well as giving your furry friends a special shout out, those who enter will be in with a chance of winning a £50 voucher.

Closing date for entries is May 30, 2021. Fill out the form at the bottom of the article to enter.

All images will be printed in the Advertiser on Friday, June 11, and readers will be invited to vote for their favourite.

The winner will be treated to a £50 voucher prize and be named Hampshire's Pet Idol winner 2021.

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