People Magazine’s World’s Cutest Rescue Dog Contest

Enter to win a one year supply of Pedigree dog food from People magazine. Share a photo of your dog and explain how adopting a pet changed your life – and theirs. Don’t forget to give a shout out to the rescue organization that helped you find your canine companion. Dogs of all shapes, sizes and ages are welcome.

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Official Rules: US, 18+. The Contest Period consists of the “Entry Period” beginning at 8:00 a.m. ET on 7/8/20 and ending at 11:59 p.m. ET on 8/10/20, the “Judging Period” starting on 8/10/20 and ending on 9/2/20 and the “Public Voting Phase” beginning at 12:01 a.m. ET on 9/2/20 and ending at 11:59 p.m. ET on 9/14/20. Each participant may only participate using one pet, regardless of number or species of pets.

How to Enter: upload one photo of your rescue dog and a no more than 150 word essay explaining your rescue story.

Judging Criteria to Select Ten Finalists: 50% originality of story, 30% quality of photo/media provided and 20% thoroughness of entry completion.

Public Voting: All finalist Photos and Essays will be posted on during the Public Voting Phase. There will be a limit of one vote per person (with a valid e-mail address) per day.

Grand Prize (1): One year supply of Pedigree dog food awarded in the form of twelve coupons, each good for one bag of Pedigree brand dog food valued at up to $30 each and the opportunity to participate in a photo shoot with Grand Prize winner’s rescue pet featured in the Entry for an upcoming issue of People magazine.  Photo shoot shall be scheduled at a mutually agreeable time as determined between Sponsor and the Grand Prize winner.  ARV: $360

In the event that the Grand Prize winner lives within a reasonable distance of Sponsor’s offices in New York, NY or Los Angeles, CA, the photo shoot may take place at Sponsor’s offices and round-trip ground transportation will be provided.  In the event that the Grand Prize winner declines or is unable to participate in the photo shoot portion of the prize, then the Grand Prize shall be forfeited in its entirety and the Grand Prize will be awarded to a runner-up based on the aforementioned judging results.

Runner- up Prizes (2): A Pedigree gift basket including a selection of Pedigree products . ARV: $25

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  1. Erika Smoot says

    So basically, if the winner lives in a different state….for example, Texas, then they don’t win at all and get nothing?

    • Lisa Broyden says

      It does read that way. I was wondering the same thing. Additionally, ground transportation to a COVID hotspot is unwise. Surely not.. ??

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