BlogPaws #PetSafetyContest on Instagram

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Keeping pets safe year-round should be at the forefront of every pet parent’s mind. What do you do to keep your pet safe? BlogPaws wants to know in our July #PetSafetyContest on Instagram. It’s easy, fun, and the prizes are plentiful:Three winners will each receive a $50 PetSmart gift card!!!

Cute dog shopping

What Type of Photos Do I Submit? Any photo that depicts the theme “pet safety” is eligible to use in the contest. You must be the owner of the photo. Any photos that do not belong to you will be disqualified. Examples:

  • Staying cool
  • Car ride safety
  • Your pet with a first aid kit
  • A pet wearing a collar with ID tag
  • Your pet in the shade, away from the sun

Here are some examples:

dog in car harness going for  a ride

 

cat

hamster

Got the idea? Any pet and anything goes, as long as the photo depicts pet safety in some capacity.

Checklist of Must Do’s:

  • Each photo must include the Hashtag #PetSafetyContest to be eligible
  • Photos must be uploaded to the participant’s Instagram account
  • No limit on number of photos that may be entered

What If I Don’t Have an Instagram Account?

Create one for free: It’s easy.

REMEMBER: All entries must use the Hashtag #PetSafetyContest. We would love for you to follow @BlogPaws but it is not mandatory in order to win.

**About the Contest:**

This Contest is sponsored by the BlogPaws Pet Blogger Network. There is no purchase necessary in order to be eligible to win and is void where prohibited. This contest is open to anyone that resides in the United States and is over the age of 18. One winner per household. Employees of Pet360, Inc. and PetSmart and their immediate families are ineligible. This Contest will be open from 07/03 – 07/31/15 and closes at 11:59pm ET on 07/31/15. Winners will be notified with their picture showcased on the @BlogPaws Instagram Account tagging you as the winner on or about August 4th and will have 24 hours to respond to the before forfeiting their prize. Incomplete entries will be considered void. Intentionally false entries will be disqualified.

**About the Prizes**

Three winners will be selected by the judges for one dog, one cat, and one any other pet (i.e. ferret, hamster, rabbit, snake, fish, bird, horse, etc). Each winner receives a $50 PetSmart gift card. Winner must provide a shipping address in order for us to ship their prize. Odds of winning depend on total number of entries received during the giveaway period.  Contest and promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or other Social Media Platform.

**About the Judging**

Select members of the BlogPaws Executive Team will act as judges for this contest. Each entry will be judged on Originality, Image Quality, and Adherence to Pet Safety theme. Your account must be an open account so that the judges are able to view your entry. Multiple entries are welcome but please do not overdo it and upset your followers! We want this to be a fun contest.

**The Small Print**

By entering this contest you give permission to Pet360, Inc and PetSmart to share your image on any of their Owned and Operated Properties or on any of their Social Media Accounts with credit given to you. Owned and Operated Properties include Pet360.com, BlogPaws.com, PetFoodDirect.com, petMD.com

Complete BlogPaws Rules here.

Can BlogPaws Photo Contests Help Me Grow?

Yes! In addition to being a lot of fun and providing an opportunity to win a $50 PetSmart gift card, entering the BlogPaws Photo Contests on Instagram  means you can:

* Gain more followers by engaging with people

* Network and meet new folks, thus raising blog awareness

* Be a part of the overall Instagram community and learn

* Get LIKES and engage with friends and followers

P.S.Want this badge for your blog? Here it is and the embed code:

BlogPaws Pet Safety Month theme badge - July 2015

<a href=”http://blogpaws.com/executive-blog/blogging-social-media-info/social-media-strategy/july-blogging-prompts-for-dog-days-of-summer/” ><img title=”BlogPaws Pet Safety Month theme badge – July 2015″ src=”http://blogpaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/july_badge.jpg” border=”0″ alt=”BlogPaws Pet Safety Month theme badge – July 2015″ style=”max-width: 160px;” ></a>

Photo credits:

(1) CJ Jackson; (2) Christine Paul; (3) TattleCat; (4) Ann Staub