Calling all dog lovers: Is your canine companion the cutest in all the land? Make it known by snapping a photo, and your pup could be featured on the site and win some lickable prizes. We're looking for the most adorable pooch in the Bay Area for 7x7's Annual Dog Poll, and we're taking submissions starting now!
Here's what we want from you: The most adorable photo of your dog imaginable (sleeping, playing, in costume ... be creative), along with his or her name, sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "2014 Dog Poll," OR Tweeted/Instagrammed with the hashtag #7x7CutestDog2014 and the name of the dog. We'll take submissions through noon on April 1.
We'll put the Top 49 on 7x7.com on April 7 (chosen by our editors), but from there, it's up to you guys to vote for who you think is the cutest dog in all the land.
Here's the full schedule, so mark your calendars:
April 7 – Top 49 Finalists up for voting.
April 16 – Top 21 Finalists announced, second voting round begins.
April 25 – Top 7 Finalists announced, third and final voting round begins.
May 1 – Winner announced.
Get ready for your close-ups!
The 2014 Dog Poll is proudly sponsored by the San Francisco SPCA.
Don’t have a dog of your own? We can fix that! See all of our adoptable pups and kitties online at sfspca.org.
Help us help them. The San Francisco SPCA is San Francisco’s oldest animal welfare organization. For 145 years, we’ve been saving and advocating for San Francisco’s animals, but we can’t do it without you. The San Francisco SPCA is a non-profit that depends wholly on the generosity of individuals and corporations to support our programs that find new homes for over 5,000 animals a year and save the lives of more than four animals everyday through our charity care. Be part of the team to end animal abandonment in San Francisco by 2020 – support San Francisco SPCA Vision 2020.