ACROSS ILLINOIS — It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for taking embarrassing photos of your pet with reindeer ears, Christmas lights, or a Santa beard on. Patch wants your most festive holiday pet pics for an upcoming article featuring the best dressed holiday pets in Illinois.

Here’s how to get your pet pic on Patch:

1. Email one photo as attachment to

2. Put “Holiday pet” in the subject line

Picture Source: Courtesy of Renee Schiavone/Patch

SOURCE ( Lisa Marie Farver, /