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Holiday Dog Photo Contest for $600 in Prizes



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 Third Annual Fidose of Reality Photo contest for  $600 in prizes!

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

Deadline to submit entries is 12/22/13 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Visit our Facebook Contest Link (click here), and click on the contest to enter your dog’s photo. One entry per person, one photo per person. 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. Photos proven not to be that of the entrant will be disqualified. By entering, you agree to ownership of the photo.

When does it start and end? The contest starts now. The contest ends on 12/22/13 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 ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER who best exemplifies  the spirit of the holidays that occur between now and the end of the year (examples: Hanukkah, Christmas, New Years, 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. No photoshopping allowed – any image alteration entries will be disqualified. The Grand Prize winner will receive $600 in prizes! (as listed below)

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? Winner will be notified and announced on the Fidose of Reality blog in this thread no later than December 24, 2013.  Winner must provide name and mailing address so the prizes can be shipped to you by Fidose and our sponsors.Failure to reply within 5 business days of being emailed results in forfeiture of prizes and another winner will be selected.

Must be 18 years of age or older; U.S. and Canada only, please.

Official Rules Here


One Grand Prize Winner Will Receive the Following Prizes: (we reserve the right to cancel the contest and/or substitute prizes; Fidose of Reality is not responsible for sponsor prize cancellation)

Doodie Pack Gift Set

One Doodie Pack in your dog’s size plus Flush Puppies, Lickety Stix chicken flavor dog treat, and hand sanitizer. Doodie Pack is a lightweight, durable, saddle bag-like back pack for dogs to carry organized essentials while out on a walk. In 3 sizes and 8 available colors, Doodie Pack fits dogs 8-180 pounds. Each pack features a perimeter of reflective safety tape and can be customized with a monogram or logo. Doodie Pack is proud to say, “We are made in America”.  ARV: $60.00 – Visit


Sterling Silver Doggy Mom necklace

Gorgeous, 100% Sterling Silver name necklaces. Hand crafted by a Manhattan jeweler and created by two loving doggy moms! This necklace is chic and fun and looks Fantastic! Name necklaces are hot! This one is a polished Sterling Silver, with 16″ chain and a Fresh Clean look. Made with love, we donate a portion of each sale to animal rescue…and we hope you will wear this with your “tail held high”!!! Made by hand here in the USA not China!  ARV $85.00 – Visit:


GPS Locator for Dogs

SpotLite 2.0 GPS Pet Locator: With the new technology and 24/7 recovery support in the next generation of SpotLite, your pet will be safer than ever. SpotLite 2.0 GPS Pet Locator combines lightning-fast tracking technology with recovery support from AKC Reunite to provide the most advanced protection or your pet available on the market. ARV $119.99 – service plan not included – Visit


Zee.Dog Clean Up Bags

20 (yes, twenty) packs of Zee.Dog poop bags: 20 plastic bags xroll – $6 per pack – biodegradable and dispenser certified – $180 value – Visit


Hat from The Mad Dog Hatter:

ARV $25.00 – Gorgeous custom dog hat from our friends at the Mad Dog Hatter. Visit


Fidose of Reality Prize Pack:

Pin, Card, and Magnet from the Fidose of Reality store, similar to this: ARV $13.00


Dogobie Disc

Aerobie, Inc. has recently rolled out new, tougher material for itsDogobie flying disc for dogs. According to the company, the Dogobie is now even more resistant to tears and punctures from eager teeth while it retains its soft edge and flexibility. Unlike the Dogobie disc, hard or rough-edged toys can hurt a dog’s mouth and cut short his exercise time. ARV $6.99


Wendy Diamond book – How to Train Your Boss to Roll Over 

It’s a dog eat dog world out there, especially when it comes to the competitive business arena. In the animal world, competition is fierce and Diamond quickly realized that wherever she looked, another so-called Alpha Dog, also at the top of their trade, was barking their way to the top and attempting to claim even more fresh business territory. ARV $12.29


Enter now:

Note: By entering your email you agree that you will allow 1-2 dog-themed emails from Fidose of Reality per month. We never share nor sell email addresses and we abhor spam as much as you do.

About Carol Bryant

A dog lover of the highest order is how Gayle King introduced Carol Bryant, when she appeared with her Cocker Spaniel, Dexter, on Oprah Radio’s Gayle King show to dish dogs. Carol created and owns the trademark, My Heart Beats Dog® and lives that mantra. A 30-year veteran of the Cocker Spaniel world, she is President of the Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA) and a frequently sought-after media contributor with over 15 years’ experience writing and blogging about Cocker Spaniels, dog trends, dogs, and the pet industry. She co-authored Pet Blogging for Love & Money and is the 2020 DWAA winner for Best Dog Blog.


  1. Cattle Aussies says

    We’re excited to enter this! We have some photo ideas planned and will be shooting this Friday. We’re mainly excited about exercising our creativity and modelling talents, though these pawesome prizes would definitely be a plus 🙂

  2. Stella & Chico says

    Finally posting Chico’s pic… and my friend just posted her Bambi’s pic… glad we made it!!! So many great photos…Merry Christmas & good luck to everyone!! Woof!

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