Thank you to all who participated in Guide Dogs of America – Tender Loving Canines 2021 PAWSitivity Photo Calendar Contest!
We have high hopes for 2021, and we’re excited to kick off the new year with the most PAWSitive calendar you’ve seen.
Your participation and generosity helped us raise about $30,000! Because of your support, we will continue to transform lives through partnerships with service dogs.
It’s time to announce the winners who raised the most funds and will be featured in the calendar!
Overall Contest Winners:
- Grand Prize Winner: Asia (Retired Guide)
- Second Place: Mica (Working Guide)
- Third Place: Pilot (Puppy-in-Training)
Winners By Category:
- Working Guide or Service Dogs: Mica & Enzo
- Puppies-in-Training: Pilot & Magic
- Breeder Dogs: Palmer & Ottawa
- Retired Guide or Service Dogs: Asia & Champ
- Career Change Dogs: Jayco & Winnie
- Pet Canine: Stella & SammyB
We will be providing a link soon so you can pre-order your copy of the 2021 calendar.
PAST EVENT Did you hear the news? Your pup has a chance to be featured in the official Guide Dogs of America/Tender Loving Canines 2021 PAWSitivity Photo Calendar Contest!
For only $10 you can enter your furry friend into the contest by submitting a photo through the contest website, along with a sentence explaining something PAWSitive your dog has done for you or others. Winners are determined by the number of votes. Your family and friends can support your pup’s photo entry by voting! $1=1 vote and there’s no limit on how many times people can vote. The photo that gets the most votes in its respective category wins that category. The photo with the most votes overall wins the overall contest*Enter Contest Here »
Ready to enter the contest? Here’s how it works:
There are six different categories for the photo entries:
- Working Guide or Service Dogs: Dogs must be wearing their Guide Dogs of America harness or their –Tender Loving Canines vest in order to be approved for inclusion in this category.
- Puppies in Training: Puppies must be wearing their GDA/TLC jackets in order to be approved for inclusion in this category.
- Breeder Dogs: Dogs must be GDA/TLC breeders.
- Retired Guide or Service Dogs: Dogs must be GDA/TLC retired guide or service dogs.
- Career Change Dogs: Dogs must be career change dogs from GDA/TLC to be approved for inclusion in this category.
- Pet Canine: We welcome any dog or puppy of any breed!
* Please note: photos will not be approved if they feature dogs in vests, coats, or scarves from other service dog schools or organizations.
Spread the word to family and friends!
The contest will be open for submissions and voting starting Monday, August 24th, 2020, through Monday, September 14th. Your generosity and participation will allow us to continue transforming lives through partnerships with service dogs.
*Winning photos will be considered for inclusion in Guide Dogs of America’s 2021 calendar.
We can’t wait to see the submissions of your pups, and thank you for your participation.