Kelli Whitfield’s “Little Helper” Photo Challenge

The Rolling Stones’ Mother’s Little Helper notwithstanding, we all have our own little helpers, and they are our dogs.  They help us dig holes in the flower bed, taste-test the roast planned for dinner, and make sure there are no monsters lurking in the trash.

We at National Purebred Dog Day are delighted to welcome first time sponsor, Kelli Whitfield, who with this challenge pays an homage to her beloved father who loved a good chuckle. Frank loved laughing and a good prank, and your entry will pay tribute to a chap who left the earth better than he found it. By the way, Frank’s birthday is May 1.

The challenge: Your quest is to illustrate with a photo how your dog is a little helper. Their version of helping may make our judges (dog owners, themselves) cringe or laugh, but to do either means your photo just might be a winner. Don’t forget to include the sign as required below, but feel free to incorporate it as a prop.  As inspiration, below we share Kelli’s own dog helping her drain a swamp:

The prize: $100 Gift Card to Amazon

The Sponsor: Kelli Whitfield

The Dreaded Small Print You Must Read To Enter

•••• This contest happens on May 1 on our Facebook page. It is open to US residents;

•••• One entry per person; You may enter four different photo challenges. If you enter this one, you may enter three more;

••••  When submitting your photo entry on Facebook, you must indicate the name of this contest, Kelli Whitfield’s “Little Helper” Photo Challenge;

•••• Your entry must be for the 2022 contest. Photos submitted from previous years’ contests will be disqualified, and yes, we remember photos from one year to the next;

•••• Within the photo, your image must include a purebred dog and one of the following either downloaded from the link or handmade:

The “IPurebred Dogs” sign

The “Happy National Purebred Dg Day” sign 

The “I Lve My Purebred Dog” sign 

Any official National Purebred Dog Day item available here. 

•••• No photoshopping, and that includes the required sign. Be creative with how you use it, but our judges must see what you actually shot with your camera;

•••• Many people may help you take your photo, but the prize goes to the person submitting the winning photograph;

•••• Entering this contest implies consent that your photo may be shared on NPDD’s social media platforms, and by Kelli;

••• A full explanation of how, when, and where to submit your entry can be read here;  

•••• Important! You and your dog should have safe fun when composing your entry!

•••• Judges’ decisions are final


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