NOW is the time to celebrate the special animals in your life with the Journal'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 Salisbury's finest.

With just over a week until the closing date for entries, have a look through the gallery above at just some of the animals that have already been entered.

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 Journal on Thursday, June 10, and readers will be invited to vote for their favourite.

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

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