A Photo Contest at Dogs Love U!

It’s our first Dogs Love U class of 2017 photo contest

with a $10 Target gift card and a care package of dog treats as the prize!

Red goldendoodle dog with Dogs Love U prizes including a care package of dog treats and a Target Gift card

Share your dog’s photo for a chance to win!

Who will be part of the DOGS LOVE U class of 2017? What cute pups will get to appear in our inaugural and rebarkable class photo? We’d love to have you! Enter your dog’s photo in our first photo contest for your chance to win!

 

What is Dogs Love U?

If you’re joining us for the first time, welcome! We’re happy you’re here! Dogs Love U is a collegiate-themed blogging series about all the ways dogs have been loving us since fur-ever. You can catch up on all the fun by visiting these stories:  Dogs Love U: A Bone-fide University of Happiness, Dog Appreciation 101: Our Rebarkable Dogs, Dogs Love U: Show Your Dog-Lovin’ Team Pride, and Intro to Lick-erature: Funny Dog Parodies.

Happy-Go-Doodle Chloe is wrapping up the fall semester at Dogs Love U with a photo contest for your pups. It’s a way for us to say “thank you” for joining us, a memorable way to include you at Dogs Love U, and lot more fun than semester finals!

Dogs Love U Class of 2017 Rebarkable Dogs logo

Gray grid with questions marks and title "Your dog's photo could go here and subtitles rebarkable dogs

Your rebarkable dog could be part of the first Dogs Love U Class photo!

Why a photo contest?

As “pawsident” Dogs Love U (a not so BONE-fide university where dogs have been loving “U” since furever), Happy-Go-Doodle Chloe’s recruiting YOUR DOGS to be part of the Dogs Love U fall class of 2017. A photo contest makes it more fun to join!

1 Winner

(One) 1 grand prize winner will receive a $10 Target gift card and a Dogs Love U care package of treats (see image above). Plus, the winning pup’s pic will be part of the inaugural class of 2017 at Dogs Love U.

20 Runners Up

Twenty runners up will have their dog’s pic included as part of the first official Dogs Love U Class of 2017.

Everyone

Everyone who enters and follows the contest rules will have their dog’s name included as part of the first official Dogs Love U Class of 2017.

Three pics of red goldendoodle dog smiling and title Dogs Love U Class of '17 Photo Contest

 

How do I enter?

  1. Email a smile-bringing photo of your dog along with your dog’s first name to happygodoodle@gmail.com

What are the dates of the photo contest?

The contest begins now and ends at 11:59 pm CT on 10/30/17. There’s no purchase necessary.

Where may my photo appear?  

By entering, you agree that we can post your photo to Happy-Go-Doodle’s blog, social media accounts, and along with any news or promotion about the contest.

How will the winner be chosen?  

The photos will be judged by our judges based on the following:

  1. smile-o-meter (brings a smile to the judges’ faces).
  2. connects with the Dogs Love U theme
  3. photo color, quality, family-friendliness* and clarity.

What’s the subject matter of the photo?

It’s simply a smile-bringing pic of YOUR pup! Here are a few idea starters:

Red goldendoodle dog wearing colorful Hawaiian shirt with pink flowers in backgroundClose-up of red goldendoodle dog's sweet face and blue dog bandanaRed goldendoodle dog with silly grin on face and sitting in green grass

Who can participate? 

The contest is open to US residents only, ages 18 and over. One submission per dog. The photo must be yours. Family members of Happy-Go-Doodle are not eligible to win the prize.

How will the winner be announced?

The prize winner and runners up will be announced on our blog, happygodoodle.com, on November 2.

How will the winner be informed?

The prize winner will be informed via email and will have 24 hours to respond to accept the prize. The prize will be shipped to the winner via the mail.

What can I win?

ONE (1) grand prize winner will receive a $10 Target gift card and a Dogs Love U care package of treats.

TWENTY runners up will have their dog’s photo posted in a Dogs Love U Class of 2017 blog post.

EVERYONE who enters and follows the contest rules will have his or her dog’s name included as part of the first official Dogs Love U Class of 2017.

Notes: We’re all furry, family-friendliness here at Dogs Love U. If we were a movie we’d be G rated, so we reserve the right to expel any entries that aren’t rated G for good…or good-humored…or great fun.

Also, this contest is not administered by or associated with any social media used throughout the contest.

Who will be the rebarkable dogs of DOGS LOVE U?

Follow along with Happy-Go-Doodle to find out!

FREE downloadable, dog-lovin’ swag… 

Thank you for attending Dogs Love U!  If you love dogs as much as we do, you’ll enjoy these other stories (and freebies!) as part of the Dogs Love U series.

DOGS LOVE U: A BONE-FIDE UNIVERSITY OF HAPPINESS

DOG APPRECIATION 101: OUR REBARKABLE DOGS

DOGS LOVE U: SHOW YOUR DOG LOVIN’ TEAM PRIDE

INTRO TO LICK-ERATURE: FUNNY DOG PARODIES

Tail wags and doodle kisses!

 

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47 thoughts on “A Photo Contest at Dogs Love U!

  1. I’m going to have to try to get a photo of my niece’s dog so I can enter. This is a fun contest!

    1. Awww…thanks! I look forward to seeing your niece’s sweet dog’s pic in our Dogs Love U contest!

  2. Fun photo contest. I’ve been slacking off on taking photos lately but it would be a really good time to take photos with the leaves changing…

  3. What a fun idea. And yet again I’m discriminated against because I’m in Canada 🙁

    1. We would have loved to include our Canadian friends in the Dogs Love U photo contest, but there are many rules to learn for doing so. We hope to find a way to do something for our global friends soon! Thank you for your understanding.

  4. Good luck on your photo contest. It sounds like a great way to start your fun Dogs Love U! I can’t wait to see all the entries.

    1. Thank you!

  5. What a great contest and cannot wait to see the pics. Layla woofs picture on the way

    1. Thank you! I’m happy to hear that Layla will be part of the contest!

  6. I don’t have a dog but this looks like a cute contest. Who doesn’t love going to Target ? And what dog (or cat) doesn’t love yummy treats.

  7. What a fun little contest! I will have to go look through my pictures!!

    1. Thanks! Happy you want to join in the Dogs Love U fun!

  8. OOOH I love the photographs.Everyone must smile when they see you coming!

    What a brilliant idea too.

    1. Awww…thank you!

  9. What a fun idea! I definitely want to enter one of my dogs…..hmmm, now off to sort through my photos. The trouble is finding just one!

    1. Thanks! Yes, I would have the same trouble!

  10. Thank you! Since you don’t have a pup of your own right now, Happy-Go-Doodle Chloe and I invite you to stop back by and enjoy the smile-bringing pics of the Dogs Love U class of 2017!

  11. thank you, great contest.

    1. You’re welcome! Thank you for joining us at Dogs Love U!

  12. Looking forward to seeing all of the photo winners! I’ll need to find a good shot of Bernie and Lizzie smiling to submit.

    1. Thanks for entering Bernie and Lizzie in our photo contest!

  13. What a fun contest! I will have to see if I can get a good photo of my dogs. Most of the ones that I have, I didn’t actually take.

    1. Thank you! Any picture with a dog in it is a good pic! We’d love to have your dogs enter our Dogs Love U photo contest!

  14. This sounds like a fun contest. Since I don’t have any dogs, I’ll enjoy photos by everyone else.

    1. Yes, please come back and see our first official class of pups at Dogs Love U! Thank you for sharing in our fun!

  15. What a fun idea! I’m going to get some pics of the Poodle Pair and get them entered.

    1. Thank you! We’d love to have your poodle pair (oodles of poodles!) enter the Dogs Love U contest!

  16. What a fun giveaway! I’m gonna have to go through our photos to find a smiling one, so we can enter!

    1. Please do! We’d love to have a smile-bringing pic of your dog as part of our Dogs Love U photo contest!

  17. Good luck to all the entrants, I’m sure it will be a difficult competition to judge! Sadly, as we are in the UK we can’t enter, but have fun everyone!

    1. We would love to do something for our “international” students at Dogs Love U. For now, please know that we love dogs from all countries. Unfortunately, contest rules beyond our control require us to limit it to US only.

  18. What a fun contest! I will definitely celebrate my dog’s unconditional love by entering the contest. I love all these photos of Chloe, she is always ready for the camera!
    Love & Biscuits,
    Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them

    1. Thank you, Cathy! So happy to hear we have another “recruit” for our Dogs Love U contest! Thank you for entering and check back to see the first Dogs Love U class of 2017!

  19. I just got a new camera, so this will be the perfect time to try it out. Soldier is already a “senior,” so he would be a natural to graduate from Dogs Love U!

    1. That made us smile! We’d love to have Soldier enter our contest. Thank you!

  20. It seems like just doodles? I don’t have one, but I have two other pups that I think are preeeety cute 😉

    1. Oh, no! ALL dogs are welcome at Dogs Love U! The more the better! We’d love to have your two pups enter the photo contest. There is still time! Also, thanks so much for your question. I’m sure other readers may have the same thought, so you’ve helped me to clarify this important point. Tail wags and puppy smiles!

  21. This seems like a fun contest! I think I will give it a shot!

    1. Great! Happy to hear that you’ll be part of the Dogs Love U contest! Thank you!

  22. What a great concept! I need to look at my pet photos

    1. Please do! We’d love to have your dogs enter our Dogs Love U photo contest!

  23. This is so cute and such a creative way to end this awesome series! I will have to enter my dogs….I will try to find a photo with minimal tongue and slobber. 😊

    1. Thanks, Stephanie! We’d love to have your dogs enter the Dogs Love U contest…slobber and all!

  24. I never heard of Dogs U Love before. However I love the concept. Very true…dogs and cats have been uber loving us furever and we love them back.

    1. Yes! That’s because Dogs Love U is brand new! It’s our blogging series that’s all about the love dogs share with us every day. We thought a collegiate theme would be fun, so we created Dogs Love U…since fur-ever! Our photo contest will help us “recruit” our first class at Dogs Love U. Hope you’ll stop by again next week, so you can see who won the contest and pictures of the dogs from the class of 2017!

  25. I am so glad I found this. We entered and thanks for your consideration!

    1. Thank you for entering! So happy to have Dexter as part of the class of 2017 at Dogs Love U!

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