Lakeview Dog Gear’s “A Dog’s View of Heaven” Photo Challenge

National Purebred Dog Day is pleased to welcome first time sponsor, Lakeview Dog Gear, crafters of handmade dog collars for all breeds, and specializing in collars incorporating vintage jewelry;

The challenge:  Is your dog’s idea of heaven being neck deep in sausages and briskets? Playing with their best chum wearing angel wings and a halo? A belly rub that never ends? Judges will pick their winner based on creativity –  thinking outside the box –  the expression of nirvana on the dog’s face (in breeds where you can see the face), a goofy grin, eyes closed in bliss, complete relaxation – all those little things that point to a happy dog “in heaven.”  Feel free to incorporate the required sign as a prop.

The prize: Custom collar made specifically for winner’s dog

The Sponsor: Lakeview Dog Gear


Photos provided by Lakeview Dog Gear

The Dreaded Small Print You Must Read To Enter

•••• This contest happens on May 1 on our Facebook page. It is open to everyone on the planet;

•••• 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, “A Dog’s View of Heaven” Photo Challenge;

•••• Your entry must be for the 2023 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, David Frei,  co-host of NBC’s National Dog Show, and Westminster Kennel Club photographer, Jack Grassa, 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 Lakeview Dog Gear;

••• 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


Ibizan Hound photo Elaine Sweet-Mason

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