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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Pet Photo Contest Going Stronger

National Dog Week | Day 5

I was thinking that this year we should extend National Dog Week and have it last a month, but my petition did not have sufficient grounds. No worries, I'll start working on it for next year. 


The entries keep coming in. So many beautiful, quirky, twisty, pink, purple, long, short, round . . . tongues in animal blog-land! I'm stunned. Needless to say, my quirky mom is thrilled! She's not complained once for having to stay up with me to go over the entries. We're both grateful for the enthusiasm and support of my good ol' blog furiends and the new ones I meet along the way. I am also extra excited because I'm getting a preview of the next G.A.B.E (Global Animal Blogging Event). It's going to rock the animal blog-dom big time!

I will stop accepting entries for the Pet Photo Contest at midnight, this coming Saturday. I am frantically going over photos and blog posts and emails therefore, I will let you know in the next couple of days when they'll all be up for your viewing and voting pleasure. I'm aiming for this Sunday. Please stay tuned. Like I've said before, I thought this was going to be a mini contest. BOL the joke's on me!

Today, I would like to use some photos to encourage your efforts:

by our furiends, the three legged dog duo

If this ain't a tongue shot!
(photo courtesy of my senior dalmatian sister, Linguini)
I can feel the passion.

Markus the horse
He can do this for hours!
He's also a superb athlete. Lucky for you, he will not partake in our pet photo contest.

Last, but, by no means, least . . . I present you
Twinkie, the tiny teacup chihuahua

The last shot has educational purposes. It's for those parents who were unable to get a tongue shot. I suggested peanut butter, and whipped cream, but there's always an alternative. Use your imagination humans!

Off to enjoy the lovely photo entries and start putting them in order. Have a fabulous rest of our National Dog Week!



Frankie Furter said...

Hi Twinkie, I have devoted my Saturday Post to YOU and your tongue contest. Hope you don't mind... a little more ADVERTISING.

road-dog-tales said...

Twinkie - Can't wait to see all the tongues! And looking forward to Frankie's post :)
The Road Dogs

Oskar said...

We're so excited to see all the entries.

We also want you to know that our new blog, Pet Blogs United will help to support the next GABE as much as you want!

Nubbin wiggles,

mayziegal said...

Wow, Twinkie! I bet your gonna have a MILLION entries, don't you? I didn't know WE got to vote. I thought you were gonna use that big brain of yours to decide.

Oh, and I think it was awfully nice of you to lets your mom stick her hand in your mouth for educational purposes. It's like a lion trainer sticking his head in the mouth of a lion. Only on a much smaller scale.

Wiggles & Wags,

brooke said...

heheh I like the horse tongue!
Darwin's entry is the first picture on that post! The second picture was just to show the gap in her teeth!

Sagira said...

They always say to be careful what you wish for! :)

Maggie and Mitch said...

Markus has the cutest tongue!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

Kira The BeaWootiful and Mom said...

Woooos Twinkie! I have really enjoyed woo efforts at making it national dog month, but really shouldn't it be every day? I mean why stop at a month?
I am looking forward to seeing all of the tongue pictures!

~husky kisses~
-Kira The BeaWootiful

Honey the Great Dane said...

Hi Twinkie! I've heard so much about you - it's so nice to meet you at last! And what a great idea for a contest - I've just been seeing tongues everywhere on all my friends' blogs! :-) I will get my human to look through my photos and see if I've got anything decent to submit as well!

Honey the Great Dane

Clive said...

We haven't forgotten - will email you our entry in the morning!

Loved all those entries today - some great photos!

take care
Clive and Murray

K-9 Katastrophe said...

Your so cute Twinkie!!

Benny and Lily said...

Oh Twink you make a good runner up in your own contest..BOL
Snuggles & snorts,
Benny & Lily

Mango said...

Dear Twinkie,

I have a question for your advice column. Why is it that many doggies seem to have trouble following instructions for exciting happy fun times competitions? Hehehe. Hahaha. Oh hohoho.


P.S. Here is a video that will make you happy I hope.

Nuthatch... said...

We'll check and see if we have some good tongue photos lol

Lola said...

I don't envy you the job, Twinkie. The response has been overwhelming. Every time you go to a blog it seems there are tongue shots and lots and lots of them are winning material.

lotsa licks, Lola

K9friend said...

I've seen a few previews, so I'm sure the entries will be pawsitively e-lick-trifying!


Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Snikhkering at Mango's khwestion fur the advice kholumn...

PeeEssWoo: And the video!

Miley said...

I think you are adorable! Teacup Chihuahua? You must be very petite!

I love your blog, and am now your 201st follower!

Cuddles and licks,
Love your new furend,
Miley xxx

Mr. Pip said...

Hey Twinkie, I love, love, love that picture of you!!! Who is the cutie in pink?

Your pal, Pip

P.S.: Glad you liked my video!!

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♥MONA + MOMMY TOO♥ said...

Oh my goofness!! This is getting more and more exciting!!Can't wait to see the winners.


Nadine, Chewy and Lilibell said...

We's are getting furry excited to see all of the many cutie tongues!

Waggles & Chi kisses, Chewy & Lilibell

Ms. ~K said...

Horse tongue....that's cool!

Nichole said...

We bet your Mom is REALLY overwhelmed with all the response... but apparently, we all just like to stick our tongues out!

Zeus, Lola, Tut & Sophie

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