2013 Nose to Nose

Announcing: the WINNERS!

Emcee David Frei entertaining the crowd during the BlogPaws 2013 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging & Social Media Awards ceremoniesBlogPaws 2013 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging & Social Media Awards Finalists gather on the stage Donation to Corp Binckley and Hugo on behalf of the winners at the BlogPaws 2013 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging & Social Media Awards ceremonies – arranged by the wonderful Kristin Dewey

Emcee David Frei entertained as twelve winners were announced and recognized during our red carpet gala awards ceremony at BlogPaws 2013, on Saturday evening, May 18.

We’re all grateful to Pets Add Life and Natural Balance Pet Foods and Petcurean, the official sponsors of the 2013 BlogPaws Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards. Pal generously provided the after pawty food and drink and Natural Balance and Petcurean each provided prizes for the winners with donations of 200 lbs of food EACH (400 lbs total) to the shelter/rescue organization of the winner’s choice. Count ’em up and see where they’re going below! (Keep checking back. We’ll update as our winners pick their shelters for the donations.)

Natural Balance Pet Foods Petcurean
pal: Pets Add Life

Plus, on behalf of the winners, BlogPaws donated a K-9 police vest to Arlington Police Department’s Officer Binckley and his dog, Hugo, and 10 sets of oxygen pet masks to the Prince George County Fire and EMS Department.

Those were two of the nine donations announced at our now-traditional closing of every BlogPaws conference, for a total this year of $15,000 in cash and another boatload of left-over pet products (a/k/a swag) for this year’s local pet welfare organizations, Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and Washington Metro Area Ferret Outreach.

 

Here are your WINNERS!

Winner for Best Blog Design:

Missy Johnson for Dogs For The Paws

Missy’s choice to receive 400 lbs of food from Natural Balance and Petcurean:

Carolina Basset Hound Rescue  and
Feline Freedom Coalition

BlogPaws 2013 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards - Winner: Best Blog Design

Winner for Best Bark Blog:

Jodi Chick for Kol’s Notes

Jodi chose to split her donation of 400 lbs of food from Natural Balance and Petcurean between:

Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue | VOKRA and
Lucky Dog Rescue

BlogPaws 2013 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards - Winner: Best Bark Blog

Winner for Best Meow Blog:

Karen Nichols for Mousebreath

Karen’s choice to receive 400 lbs of food from Natural Balance and Petcurean:

SPCA of Solano County

BlogPaws 2013 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards - Winner: Best Meow Blog

Winner for Best Wiggle Blog:

Katie Bastianelli for My Mini Pet Pig

Katie’s choice to receive 400 lbs of Natural Balance and Petcurean food:

Pitty Love Rescue

BlogPaws 2013 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards - Winner: Best Wiggle Blog

Winner for Best Cause Blog:

Dayna Hilton for Fire Safety Rocks

Dayna’s choice to receive 400 lbs of food from Natural Balance and Petcurean:

Needy Paws Animal Shelter

BlogPaws 2013 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards - Winner: Best Cause Blog

Winner for Best New Blog:

Natalya Zahn for Oscar Ate My Muffin

Natalya’s choice to receive 400 lbs of food from Natural Balance and Petcurean:

Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue

BlogPaws 2013 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards - Winner: Best New Blog

Winner for Best Blog Writing:

Jennifer Niemi for Nerissa’s Life

Jennifer’s choice to receive 400 lbs of food from Natural Balance and Petcurean:

Homeless Animal Lifeline (HAL)

BlogPaws 2013 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards - Winner: Best Blog Writing

Winner for Best Humor Blog:

Angie Bailey for Catladyland

Angie’s choice to receive 400 lbs of food from Natural Balance and Petcurean:

Feline Rescue, Inc.

BlogPaws 2013 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards - Winner: Best Humor Blog

Winner for Best Blog Photo:

Carrie Noar for Tales and Tails:
Bunny: Evil Eye On You

Carrie’s choice to receive 400 lbs of food from Natural Balance and Petcurean:

Quad Cities Greyhound Adoption

BlogPaws 2013 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards - Winner: Best Blog Photo


Best Blog Photo Finalists:

My Brown Newfies: ”
If I Only Had A Brain

Bengal Cat World: “Tales From A Spotty Cat

Frame The Dog: “Nitro Catches Snowflakes

Tales and Tails: “Bunny

Winner for Best Blog Video:

Karen Nichols for Mousebreath:
The Ferris Wheel for Cat Poop

Karen’s choice to receive 400 lbs of food from Natural Balance and Petcurean:

Upson County Animal Shelter

BlogPaws 2013 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards - Winner: Best Blog Video


Best Blog Video Finalists:

My Favorite Pup Jasmine:“Elementary School Video”

Glogirly: Blind Cat Rescue Video

Jozy Kitty: “Welcome to JozyKitty.com

Mousebreath: “The Ferris Wheel for Cat Poop

Winner for Best Facebook Design:

Joanne McGonagle for The Tiniest Tiger

Joanne’s choice to receive 400 lbs of food from Natural Balance and Petcurean:

PurrEver Ranch Sanctuary

BlogPaws 2013 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards - Winner: Best Facebook Design


Best Facebook Design Finalists:

Corgi Dogs

The Tiniest Tiger

Deaf Dogs Rock

I Have Cat

Winner for Best Twitter Design:

Debbie Glovatsky for @WafflesTooKitty

Debbie’s choice to receive 400 lbs of food from Natural Balance and Petcurean:

Feline Rescue, Inc.

BlogPaws 2013 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards - Winner: Best Twitter Design


Best Twitter Design Finalists:

@GloGirly

@CatFoodBreath

@PepiSmartDog

@WafflesTooKitty

Thanks again for the FAB-U-LOUS support from our sponsors!

Natural Balance Pet Foods Petcurean
pal: Pets Add Life