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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Super Dog Sunday™: Charity, Photos, Rescue, Prizes, & More!

by Carrie Boyko, CEB

Who remembers last year's Super Dog Sunday™? It was nothing more than a fun, football-themed photo blog hop, and we sure did have a great time. This year, I've got lots of help. Dogtipper has signed on to co-host and we will be bringing you much, much more. Today's post is simply a cameo sketch of the event. I'll add details in the coming days and weeks.
  • Petfinder's Foundation will get a nice chunk of change from our sponsors, to be highlighted as we move along closer to the big day. All proceeds from Super Dog Sunday™ go to the Petfinder Foundation; this is a no profit event for All Things Dog Blog and our partner, Dogtipper.
  • More for Bloggers this year: We know you are an integral part of this event. We want to make sure you get what you deserve from it. You'll be able to highlight Petfinder adoptable pets, submit your own pets' photos and win prizes for participation. Learn more in coming posts. 
  • Photo Contest: Football-themed dog pics will be the highlight of our day on February 5, 2012. Lots of help will be coming!
  • Prizes for Photos--Yup! You read that right. This year our sponsors will be sharing their great products with you. There will be a multitude of ways to win, so don't miss a single post. Grab your free subscription right now at the dog house subscription box in the middle sidebar.
  • Blog Hop fun: Our readers will have the opportunity to visit each of the participating blogs to check out the entries in full-size. All photos will be submitted with some sort of football theme added, whether it be a simple frame or a full costume and scene with Fido included. Pets and Petfinder adoptable pets can participate, allowing you to highlight a pet in need of a forever home, as well as your own pets.
  • Blogger Participation Prizes: Share the linky list on your blog and you'll be entered to win additional prizes and free ads on Dogtipper and All Things Dog Blog.
  • Comment to win: Prizes will also be drawn from comments, so be sure to get into the conversation during the Blog Hop! 
  • Bonus Photo-Theming "How-to" Event: If you missed #SafeHowlOween or #BarkFriday, now you'll have another Twitter Party opportunity. The theme this time: Photo tips and tricks plus prizes, of course! Watch for more on this event coming soon.
To learn more about who the sponsors are, what prizes will be given away, and how all of this will work, stay tuned here at All Things Dog Blog, and over at Dogtipper, for our continuous coverage of all the Super Dog Sunday™ events, how-to's and giveaways. All of my  posts will be listed in the left sidebar, so you can check up on our progress every time you visit. Now, let's get to the pertinent facts. 

Hosts--All Things Dog Blog and Dogtipper
Charity Beneficiary: Petfinder Foundation. Click the logo to donate now. It feels great to help!
Sponsors, Donors and Prize Providers (aka, your best friends) 
To be announced soon, with reviews to follow.
Super Dog Sunday™ is a Charity benefit, Football-Themed Photo Contest and Blog Hop
Super Dog Sunday™: View the Photo Contest live at either All Things Dog Blog or Dogtipper
Super Dog Sunday™ Blog Hop/Photo Contest: Runs through Sunday, February 5, 2012,  closing at the end of halftime. Opening time TBA.
How to Participate:
Bloggers and non-bloggers will have options for submission, participation, and winning prizes. There will be more to come soon on how to enter. For now, join in the Twitter conversation by Tweeting about the event with the hashtag #SuperDogSunday™.

All posts related to these events will be listed in my sidebar for your reference. If you have questions that are not answered in these posts, feel free to send them to

When you're all done reading, you may enjoy going back to last year's wrap up post to see the slideshow of cute pics. Watch for more about Super Dog Sunday™ coming soon. Happy tails!

Rules: No professional photos allowed. Photos submitted must be either taken by the submitter or themed from a Petfinder adoptable pet profile picture. The judges' decisions on winners are final. All entries that are family-friendly, football-themed pet photos will be accepted for participation if submitted by residents of the U.S. or Canada, with the exception of Quebec. Please consult our Giveaway and Contest Rules for further clarification.

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Peggy Frezon said...

Lots of great things going on at All Things Dog Blog! Merry Christmas!

Bassetmomma said...

Sounds cool!

Carrie, with Tanner and Oliver said...

@Bassetmomma--Very cool. Hope you'll join us.

katie said...

Now is the time when I wish I could have taken a picture of Roxy's friend, jack in a football costume, he loved footballs, he was such a cute jack rusell terrier.

Joelle O'Reilly-Hyland said...

You have a great blog and a great dog

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