Anchorage animal control officials are holding the city's annual poster dog contest.

The contest by the Anchorage Animal Care and Control Center is open to licensed dogs and their owners who live in the municipality.

People have until Sept. 27 to submit unpublished photos of their dogs wearing current city dog license tags, as well as information about their pets including why they should be chosen

Officials say there is no limit to the number of dogs in each photo. Up to four photos may be submitted for each dog.

The prize for the winning entry will be a photo session with a local pet photographer.