Guide Dogs of America/Tender Loving Canines (GDA/TLC) invite you to enter our PAWSitivity Photo Contest! Submit your favorite horizontal (landscape-oriented) photo along with something PAWSitive your dog has done for you or others. Most votes per category wins a spot in the GDA/TLC 2021 calendar while helping raise funds for our mission, "Transforming lives through partnerships with service dogs."
The contest will be open for submissions and voting starting Monday, August 24, 2020 at 8:00 AM, PST through Monday, September 14, 2020 at 9:00 PM, PST. The contest is open to everyone. You can submit as many entries as you want, provided you pay the $10 entry fee for each photo. Winners are determined by number of votes. Votes cost $1 each, and there's no limit on how many times people can vote.
Please note that you are allowed to just vote, simply click on "View Entries" or "View Contest" and click on the entry you would like to vote for!
Still have questions? Please read the RULES section of this website for a complete list of the contest rules, as well as answers to many of the most frequently asked questions about photo submissions.
* Please note: photos will not be approved if they feature dogs in vests, coats, or scarves from other service dog schools or organizations.
*In order to be considered for inclusion in the GDA/TLC calendar, a high-resolution horizontal (landscape-oriented) digital file of the winning photo must be to submitted to GDA/TLC at the close of the contest. A high resolution file is 8 megapixels or larger – cell phone photos may not qualify. If for some reason the winning photo does not meet the calendar requirements, GDA/TLC will work with the winner to highlight the photo in another GDA/TLC channel, and/or arrange to use a different photo of the same dog(s) that would meet the criteria.