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Fidose of Reality Holi-Dog Photo Contest 2012 Closed

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It’s that time of year. Turkeys and Christmas trees, silver and gold, falling snow and presents galore. Photo contest time!!!

Indeed, it is time for the second annual Fidose of Reality Holi-Dog photo contest for prizes and blog fame!!!

Entering is easy, prizes are plentiful, and all dogs are welcomed: past and present.

Deadline to submit entries is 12/20/12 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Email your photos to: Please provide your name, city and state and your dog’s name. Must include a dog and you agree to ownership of the photo. All photos will appear on the blog (and other social media) and by entering, you give Fidose of Reality permission to use the photo on the blog and for other purposes now and in the future.

When does it start and end? The contest starts now. The contest ends on 12/20/12 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Fidose of Reality staff and their families are not eligible to win in the Holi-Dog Photo Contest.

What are we judged on? Fidose of Reality will pick SEVENTEEN (17) winners who exemplify the spirit of the holidays that occur between now and the end of the year (examples: Hanukkah, Christmas, New snow dogYears, snowy days, etc). Please don’t put Fido in harm’s way or make him or her uncomfortable. Yours truly will recuse herself from the judging panel.

Can my friends and family play? Sure! The more the merrier. We love to see tails wagging here at Fidose of Reality, so spread the word and make your voice heard. One entry per person, please.

What if I win? Winners will be notified and announced on the Fidose of Reality blog in this thread no later than December 21, 2012. Winners must provide name and mailing address so we can ship you the prizes. We cannot guarantee Christmas arrival but we will do our best to get everything out to you very timely.

Official Rules Here

Parade of Entrants Here: (click photo to enlarge, and scroll down for prizes)

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What are the prizes? (prizes are awarded randomly)

All winners get a Fidose of Reality luggage tag, too! (this is our biggest contest of the year with lots of prizes from awesome sponsors, so check ’em out and get your entries in!)

luggage tag

LeashLocket is the revolutionary, retractable leash in a locket that lets your dog carry the leash for a change. Enjoy hands-free convenience when LeashLocket is snapped securely to the magnetic attachment provided for your dog’s existing collar or harness. Valued at $24.99 each. We have THREE (3) up for grabs: Two large PINK and one large BLUE.


One Thirsty Milo 1.5 liter fun and unique Travel/Portable Dog Water Bowl in your choice of Sunburst Orange or Princess Pink. The Thirsty Milo is made of UV resistant dye so it will not discolor, is impact resistant with the body made of HDPE (High-density polyethylene ), dishwasher safe, and recyclable plastic. Nice colors for both the male and female variety!

thirsty milo

Three sets of books, each containing one each of the following: (paw-fect for gift giving)

Celebrating Dogs commemorates the unconditional love between pets and their parents. With intriguing facts and enchanting quotes about the special relationships with our beloved furry friends, this book is for those dedicated to dogs.

BONK!, the ever-endearing Earl the dog and Mooch the cat are back with another installment of the MUTTS comic strip, evoking the humor and joy that caring for our four-legged family members brings.

In A Shtinky Little Christmas, MUTTS’s beloved Earl and Mooch take in and care for a stray kitty, “Shtinky Puddin’” and unknowingly remind us that friendship and kindness are the true reasons for the holiday season.

christmas books

Two Morton Winter Readiness Kits for Dogs, including blanket, retractable leash and ice scraper


Women’s cut XL dog lovers t-shirt

dog shirt

Lupine Spring Fling gift set for small dogs including:

½ Roman Harness: 12” to 20”

½” step in harness: 12” to 18”

½” lead – 4 foot

Lupine leashes


Martha Stewart Fashion Apparel for dogs: (winner gets both)

Raglan tee in size Large “I’m a Good Dog” – in mint green for small dogs 17”

Baby blue tee with sequin skull and crossbones – for small dog 17”

dog clothes

One Pooch Park Wear bling charm letter of your choice. High-quality Dazzling Collar Charms for the truly upscale pet. Feature colorful, sparkling cubic zirconia rhinestones embedded on a high quality silver alloy mold.  All 10-mm charms can easily slide on collars.


$20 PetSmart gift card

santa dog



Marley & Me The Puppy Years DVD and Music my Pet CD to keep pets calm with soothing music

dog movie


Snowflake and booties couture for small dogs:  Small snowflake one piece and Santa booties

santa dog clothes


Extra small Santa boy pajamas and Santa girl dress from Wag-a-Tude

 holiday dog clothes


  1. Michele Woloshyn says

    I love this time of year!! So much fun, but my little Lucy loves it even more!! Can hardly wait to see the photos, Fingers/paws crossed for my little girl!!

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