Saturday, July 6, 2013

Finalists for 2013 DogTime Media pet blogger awards announced

The Petties Awards – considered by many to be the Oscars of the pet blogging community – has announced its 2013 finalists in the following 10 categories:

Best Dog Blog 
  • Preston Speaks 
  • The Dogington Post 
  • Keep the Tail Wagging 
  • Kol’s Notes 

Best Cat Blog 
  • The Creative Cat 
  • IBD Kitties 
  • Cat Wisdom 101 
  • The Itty Bitty Kitty Committee 

Best Cause-Related Blog 
  • Black and Orange Cat Foundation 
  • Riverfront Cats 
  • Col. Potter Cairn Rescue Network 
  • Animal Shelter Volunteer Life 

Best Designed Blog 
  • Oscar Ate My Muffin 
  • Zee & Zoey’s Chronicle Connection 
  • The Dogington Post 
  • National Dog Mill Rescue 

Best Individual Blog Post 
  • Riverfront Cats 
  • The Tiniest Tiger’s Conservation Cub Club 
  • Sparkle the Designer Cat
  • Covered in Cat Hair 

Best Active-Living Blog 
  • Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund 
  • Divinity, Life With My Cairn Terrier
  • Terrier Torrent
  • You Did What With Your Weiner 

Funniest Blog or Blogger 
  • The Dog in the Clouds 
  • Glogirly 
  • Catfoodbreath 
  • Oz the Terrier 

Best Video Post 
  • Pets Weekly 
  • Dog House Adoptions 
  • The Dog in the Clouds 
  • National Dog Mill Rescue 

Best Pet Mobile Application
  • Tagg – The Pet Tracker 
  • Slimdoggy 
  • Pet First Aid 
  • Petmobi 

Best Overall Pet Blog 
  • The Conscious Cat 
  • Pet Blogs United 
  • To Dog With Love 
  • DogTipper 

Voting for the 2013 Petties finalists closes on July 31 at midnight PST (one vote per day per person). During the voting period, you can also submit nominations for the 2013 Petties Unsung Hero Awards.

Winners will be announced in an online ceremony broadcast at in September. Winners are honored with a personalized Petties trophy and a $1,000 donation to a non-profit 501c3 shelter or rescue of their choice.

The Petties recognizes the best of the pet blogging community. Through this program, DogTime has donated over $50,000 to shelters and rescues across the nation. In addition to bloggers, the Petties honors nonprofit organizations and volunteers who have dedicated their lives to helping homeless animals.


  1. We are so honored to be a finalist in the best active living blog category. We are in a category with some other great blogs but I sure hope we win I can give a $1,000 check to the rescue that brought Gretel into my life.

  2. We have been voting. Have a serene Sunday.
    Best wishes Molly

  3. The Best Overall Pet Blog Category has blogs in it that don't belong there. There shouldn't be dog specific or cat specific blogs in that group at all.
    Where is Pawsitively Pets in that category? I hear they received quite a few nominations and mysteriously are not in that category.

    1. Caren - I believe best overall is open to everyone regardless of their niche. They may want to consider a best other category for non-dog and non-cat specific blogs.

  4. We're humbled and flattered to be included as a "Best Cause Blog" finalist. We love that animals will benefit no matter who wins! :)