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AWARD CATEGORIES

SERVICES TO WILDLIFE

For an individual or group who has had an impact on the preservation and welfare of wildlife in Britain

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YOUNG ANIMAL HERO

For a young person who has built a strong relationship with animals and/or actively works to improve animal welfare

 

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SPECIAL RECOGNITION

For achievements which are not covered in other categories

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ANIMAL RESCUE

For an individual or group who used their initiative or risked their own safety to rescue an animal or animals from danger

 

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INSPIRATIONAL ANIMAL OF THE YEAR

For an animal who has inspired people with their spirit or courage

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CONSERVATIONIST OF THE YEAR

For an individual or group working to conserve animals anywhere in the world

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RSPCA SUPERSTAR

RSPCA - Superstar of the year (chosen by the judging panel) - Not public nominated.

 

 

HERO ANIMAL OF THE YEAR

For an animal that has shown outstanding courage in a time of crisis.


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Do you know an animal that has gone above and beyond for an owner or friend? Or maybe you have a pet that has had a traumatic life but has shown outstanding resilience and now brings joy to your life. Or do you have a friend who has campaigned for animal welfare in your area?

We want to hear your heart warming animal stories so if you know someone or an animal that deserves to be recognised then nominate them for an Animal Hero Award!

All nominations now received will be considered for the 2019 awards.

If you are under 18, please make sure you have your parent or guardian's permission. If your nominee is under 18, please make sure you have their parent or guardian's permission. Information provided as part of the nomination may be used as part of an editorial feature within the Daily Mirror. The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

All nominations and stories are considered.  Stories are not prioritised by quantity of nominations received so you only need to submit once.

Please complete the details below to submit a nomination.

 

Information provided may be used as the basis for an editorial feature without further consent. All nominees should be available to travel to London and attend the award presentation usually in September, and must be available for press comment following the award presentation.

NOMINATIONS TERMS & CONDITIONS

Winners are chosen by the Animal Heroes judging panel, from a shortlist produced by the Animal Heroes research team. The team consider every public nomination received as well as conducting a full research process, which includes inviting nominations from charities, emergency services, voluntary and other organisations and searching news stories in print archives, on TV and online.

We may consider your nomination in a different category if the research team or judges decide it is appropriate.

The national judging panel chooses who they feel are the most deserving winners, regardless of the number of nominations received.

Nominations for the 2018 Awards closed on Sunday 15th July 2018.

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Thankyou for your nomination.

We will be in touch if we need any more information.