COMPETITION to be named Pet Idol 2017 champion is hotting up with the deadline for entries fast approaching.

This year's Pet Idol has already attracted lots of entries as you share with us pictures of your companions.

There's £300 up for grabs as our star prize - not to mention the prestige of being named the Courier's Pet Idol champion.

To take part, email us your best pictures of your pet, along with their name, to

Alternatively you can post them to Pet Idol 2017, East Lothian Courier, 56 Court Street, Haddington, EH41 3AF. 

The deadline for entries is noon on Monday, July 24.