Furry Friends Unite

The America's Favorite Pet competition brings together feline and canine companions to compete for $10,000 and feature on the cover of Modern Cat or Modern Dog, respectively, all while raising awareness for a meaningful cause.

Meet Our 2024 Winners


Destiny's gentle and loving nature has captured the hearts of America. Found abandoned and injured, this pup's journey from stray to a therapy dog is a tale of resilience and love. Now, Destiny will star on the cover of Modern Dog magazine, where her inspiring story will be shared.


Despite Ysera's neurodegenerative disease, her human dad's advocacy for special-needs pets garnered widespread support. Their journey highlights the power of community. Now, Ysera will grace the cover of Modern Cat magazine, spreading awareness for pets with special needs.

The Cover Feature

Pounce Into the Spotlight

Modern Cat and Modern Dog magazines are essential resources for pet parents. The pages are packed with expert advice, heartwarming stories, adorable features, and soon, the 2024 America's Favorite Pets will star on the cover!

Guest Starring

Eric Stonestreet & Roscoe

Emmy-winning actor Eric Stonestreet, known for his role as Cam on "Modern Family" and the voice behind Max in "The Secret Life of Pets," shares his life with his cherished canine companion, Roscoe. Together, this dynamic duo provided competitors a delightful behind-the-scenes glimpse into the celebrity dog life — and, of course, Eric's too!

Guest Starring

Nala Cat

Nala Cat, the internet sensation and beloved feline celebrity, has captured the hearts of millions with her adorable antics and charming personality. During the competition, pet parents learned how to turn their special companion into a star by gaining tips and tricks from the human behind this famous little lady.

We are proud to support PAWS (Progressive Animal Welfare Society) to aid in its mission to help cats, dogs, and wild animals thrive in happy, healthy homes or in their natural habitats. Since 1967, PAWS has unified more than 130,000 cats and dogs with loving families, nurtured more than 140,000 sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife, and made the world a better place for countless critters.

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Love, Nala

Every ounce of ‘Love, Nala’ cat food, treats, & supplements comes filled with wholesome, healthy, nutritious ingredients. It’s also filled with the most special ingredient of all: love. Because that’s what makes the world go round!

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This year's champions will each take home a specially curated box from KONG! Renowned for innovative and durable products, KONG is committed to providing top-quality toys & treats for the nation's most beloved animals.

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Furbaby Socks

Furbaby Socks creates custom socks of your favorite furbaby, all while helping animals in need. They donate 5% of the net profit from every pair sold to the ASPCA. Furbaby Socks make awesome gifts for just about any occasion!

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Crown & Paw

Crown & Paw crafts custom pet portraits, transforming cherished companions into regal masterpieces. Each portrait captures the unique personality of pets, creating timeless keepsakes for passionate pet lovers.

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Cymbiotika offers both humans and furry friends the opportunity to prioritize optimal health with soy-free, GMO-free, holistic products, all backed by science and made with zero preservatives. Cymbiotika’s commitment to quality isn’t just a tagline — it’s who they are.

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2024 Finalists

America's Favorite Pet

Hall of Fame

Hunter '23

Oakley '23

Willow '22

Tom '22

Raoh '21

Cole '21

Penelope '20

Booger Roux '20

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Colossal is a nationally registered professional fundraiser that inspires people to advocate for themselves and those in need. Through online competitions like America’s Favorite Pet, Colossal offers participants the opportunity to make their mark while also making a big impact.

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