My Vet’s the Best National Contest

My Vet’s the Best Contest. In 2010, Pets Best, a pet insurance agency for dogs and cats, became the nation’s first pet insurance company to develop a contest aimed at recognizing the country’s best veterinarians. Each year, thousands of veterinarians receive nominations from grateful pet owners. Their stories include heartwarming and sometimes harrowing tales of why they believe their vet is the best.

How to participate in My Vet’s the Best

1. Nominate your veterinarian

2. Watch for finalists to be announced and vote for your favorite

Nominating Your Veterinarian

Our online form makes it easy for you to nominate your vet. Your story doesn’t have to be long, but it should include details about how your vet helped your pet specifically, as well as information about any pet-related charity your veterinarian may support.

For more information, read the top 3 tips for a strong nomination.

Click here to nominate your veterinarian any time on the Pets Best website.

Please note: if you nominate your veterinarian and they do not become a finalist for voting, you will need to nominate them again to be considered for the next round of finalists/voting.

How Many Veterinarians Win? Three times per year, a Pets Best committee of veterinarians and technicians select 8 finalists from hundreds of nominees. The public then votes on the Pets Best Facebook page to choose the winner.

In December, a panel of veterinary peers will choose one grand prize winner from the pool of all 24 finalists in 2016.

Prizes and Awards

Nominated veterinarians: certificate of appreciation

My Vet’s the Best winners (3): $1,000 to treat pets in need

Nominator: $200 prize

Grand prize winner (1): $1,000 to treat pets in need and a paid trip for 2 to the Western Veterinary Conference

Past My Vet’s the Best winners have used the money to nurse an abused dog back to health, treat and vaccinate pets in impoverished areas, and treat a stray kitten with a ruptured eye.


All contest voting and participation occurs on the Pets Best Facebook page. Once the voting period begins, you may vote using the Pets Best Facebook vote tab or by clicking on the contest link (announced on our Facebook page at the start of each round).

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