Last updated on November 14, 2018
Does your dog have what it takes to win Thanksgiving? That’s what the folks at the National Dog Show presented by Purina® want to know. If your dog is the winner in the annual contest, you could bring some cash home for the holidays to the tune of $500 bucks or a trip to the 2019 National Dog Show.
Everything Thanksgiving Day, millions of families tune in to see and hear David Frei and John O’Hurley call the shots at the National Dog Show on NBC. Burning the turkey and tuning in for dogs is how we do Thanksgiving around our house. It’s all about ‘Dogs Until 2,’ and then you can start your early holiday shopping, football watching, and serving the pumpkin pie. Now, about that $500 bucks. Here’s what you need to do (and trust us, this is wags and wags of fun):
Dogs Until 2 Meme Contest
On Thanksgiving Day, since the dogs take over the television airwaves from noon eastern time until 2 p.m., the contest is all about showing off your dog in his or her best “Dogs Until 2” meme!
Even cooler is that the contest is super easy to enter. Keep reading and we’ll show you how it’s done.
You simply find the best photo of your dog that is clear and would capture the eyes of the judges, who happen to be David Frei and John O’Hurley. The dynamic duo will narrow down the top 10 finalists. Are your tails wagging yet?
You then will make a meme, using a simple meme maker online. You upload it and boom, you are done. The overall winner is selected by Pet Life Radio, the largest pet radio network in the world with over six million monthly listeners. Oh, did we mention there is no limit to the number of entries you can submit! Talk about a touchdown!
Tips To Capture Judges Attention
Just as the dogs traipse and prance around the show ring on Thanksgiving Day at the National Dog Show, the judges of the Dogs Until 2 Meme Contest will be judging your entries. Here’s our top 10 tips to get noticed:
- Be sure your photo is clear and it is not blurry or pixelated.
- Funny is always a good angle. Do you have any funny, clear photos of your dog?
- Follow the rules: A lot of folks don’t do that; if you do, you are pawsome!
- Brainstorm some fun meme ideas with your family and friends.
- Ask your Facebook friends to chime in with ideas and encourage them to enter.
- Check out last year’s winner and the sample meme we did below of our turkey dog, Dexter!
- Be sure to enter on the Pet Life Radio Facebook page designed for the contest.
- Start deciding if you want $500 or the free trip to the 2019 National Dog Show!
- Smooch your dog for good luck.
- Don’t forget to use hashtag #dogsuntil2 on social media so everyone can have fun and follow along.
P.S. All entries must be posted by November 21, 2018, so don’t delay. Start having fun and kick off the holiday season with the Dogs Until 2 Meme Contest.
Thanksgiving Day National Dog Show
On Thursday, November 22, following the telecast of NBC’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, television goes to the dogs until two.
Famous broadcaster, David Frei, will once again bring his suave descriptions and jovial humor to the ring as co-host. Frei is a friend and familiar face to the dog show ring. For us, he is the voice of dogs everywhere.
“I love football and I watch plenty of it,” said Frei, a former NFL public relations executive with the San Francisco 49ers and the Denver Broncos. “Just ask my wife. But, on Thanksgiving Day, it’s ‘Dogs Until 2.’ Knowing the football culture as I do, I actually think football fans will be happy to go along, as long as they can be left alone the rest of the afternoon and evening.”
Dogs Until 2 Meme Examples
Last year’s winner was Tiffany Perket of Eagle Creek, Oregon, whose Chihuahua, Murray, was the star of the meme:
More information and how to enter the contest and examples of popular memes can be found at: http://petliferadio.com/dogsuntil2
Good luck and may the best dog win. Now, where’s that turkey?
Will you be watching the dog show on Thanksgiving Day? Will you be entering the Dogs Until 2 Meme Contest?