Enter PetGuide’s Halloween Howl Dog Costume Contest

Amy Tokic
by Amy Tokic
Send us a picture of your dog dressed up in a Halloween costume. You could be one of the THREE winners who take home a title and a scary-sweet prize pack!

BOO! We love Halloween – the candy, the costumes, the parties, the roaming gangs of brain-hungry zombies… And because we love Halloween so much, we want to see your dog donned in his or her costume drag! Get your dogs dressed up, your cameras out and email us your picture during our Halloween Howl Dog Costume Contest!

Just email a picture of your scary cute dog (or cat) in costume to photos@petguide.com and you’ll be entered. Easy-Peasy! All of the photos sent to us will be featured on our Facebook page. We’ll be picking a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner.


The contest runs from Monday, October 5, 2015 to October 25, 2015, 11:59 a.m. EST. Winners will be contacted by email on October 26, 2015 and have 48 hours to respond and claim their prize. PetGuide.com staff and their families are not eligible to win.

What Do I Do?: Email photos@petguide.com with 1 (ONE) photo that you own of your pet dressed up in costume. The photo can be a current or one that was taken in the past. You agree that we can post the photo on our social media accounts and in conjunction with news about the contest. Send the photo to photos@petguide.com with the subject line HALLOWEEN HOWL. Please include your name, location, and dog’s name, plus a little story about the picture, if you have one. Only one entry per person. If you submit more than one photo for the contest, we will only consider the FIRST photo you submitted. If you have more than one dog, you are welcome to gather them together in their costumes and submit ONE picture of them together.

How Do I Win?: 1 (One) First Place Winner, 1 (One) Second Place Winner, and 1 (One) Third Place Winner will be selected by our panel of three judges, based on theme, photo clarity, and smile-factor.

Where Can I See My Photo?: All of the photos can be seen on our Facebook page. We’ll feature the winner on a dedicated post on PetGuide.com.

Scary-Awesome Prizes Up For Grabs

1st Place Prize: 1 (one) Canada Pooch Winter Jacket (Choice of Alaskan Army Parka or Everest Explorer Vest): A new stylish and functional winter jacket, the Alaskan Army Parka features a water resistant cotton canvas exterior, faux-down insulation, luxurious Sherpa lining, and a faux-fur trim The Everest Explorer Vest features the warmth, protection and look of a parka, but offers the comfort and flexibility of a sleeveless vest. It’s made with a rugged, waterproof shell, faux down stuffing, ultra soft fleece lining, and comes with a removable hood. Both start at $42.99); 1 (one) PetGuide.com poop bag/flashlight dispenser, 1 (one) PetGuide.com leash.

2nd Place Prize: Tall Tails Bone Sherpa Blanket: Perfect for home, crate or car, the Bone Sherpa Throw is made with luxurious and durable fabrics that pamper your pet with comfort. Completely machine washable and dryable and retails for $29.99; 1 (one) PetGuide.com poop bag/flashlight dispenser, 1 (one) PetGuide.com leash.

3rd Place Prize: earthbath Green Tea Spritz and Grooming Foam Pack for Dogs. The Green Tea Grooming Foam is a rub on, towel off formula that makes grooming a cinch and will leave your finely furred friend looking and smelling better than ever before. The Green Tea Spritz naturally eliminates pet odor between baths, moisturizes skin and coat, and leaves a healthy shine and supple softness – without an oily residue. This pack retails for $30; 1 (one) PetGuide.com poop bag/flashlight dispenser, 1 (one) PetGuide.com leash.

Your friends and family can get in on fun as well, so be sure to tell them about this contest. Feel free to generate buzz for your photo by sharing it with your friends once it’s posted to our Facebook Page. Check in everyday to see when yours is posted. Winners will be notified and announced on Petguide.com no later than October 30, 2015. The winner has 48 hours, once notified via email from PetGuide, to respond. This contest is open to residents of the United States and Canada.

We are so excited to see your dogs in their favorite costumes. Have lots of fun with this and we’re looking forward to seeing your amazing photos (as always)! Email us your pictures now – don’t make us send Spider Oscar out to get you!

Click here for official contest rules and regulations.

Amy Tokic
Amy Tokic

Amy Tokic, Editor of PetGuide.com, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).

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