1. The competition is run by DogFriendly Limited (“DogFriendly”).
  2. Entries for the competition will close at midnight 6th August 2017.DogFriendly reserve the right to extend this date if they so wish.
  3. The competition is open to anyone except:
    1. those who are also employees of Dog Friendly and their associated, affiliated or subsidiary companies and their families, agents, or
    2. anyone connected with this competition.
  4. Entry is free.
  5. Anyone may vote (“Public Vote”) but only once for a particular photograph.
  6. All entrants can enter one picture and DogFriendly Full Members, Good To Go, Club Members and Magazine subscribers can enter as many pictures as they want to.
  7. All entrants can enter an unlimited number of photographs. For dogs with multiple photographs entered only the photograph with the highest number of votes will be considered.
  8. There is no cash alternative to the prizes stated and the prizes are not transferable and no part or parts of the prize may be substituted for other benefits, items or additions.
  9. The judge’s decision is final and binding on entrants. No correspondence will be entered into.
  10. Photos must be submitted digitally.
  11. All photos must be submitted with the requested information on the entry form including the name and address of the person who is submitting the photo(s) (“the Submitter”) who must be the owner of the dog and copyright owner of the photograph.
  12. Photos must not have been taken by a professional photographer.
  13. DogFriendly and its competition partners reserve the right to use any photographs for any purpose received and to contact the Submitter by post, sms, email and telephone with Submitter’s right to opt out of receiving these communications at any time by contacting info@dogfriendly.co.uk.
  14. The 12 dogs selected as winners as a result gaining the highest number in the Public Vote and the winning judge’s choice (“Judge’s Choice”) as selected by the judge with no reference to the Public Vote will have a photo-session with a professional photographer arranged and paid for by DogFriendly. The copyright in all photographs from these sessions will be vested in DogFriendly who reserve the right to use such photographs in the DogFriendly Calendar of the Year 2018 and the DogFriendly Magazine and in any other way and for any other purpose they may choose. The name, age, sex and breed details of the dog may be reproduced in connection with such photographs.
  15. The 12 finalists and the Judge’s Choice will be invited to attend the Discover Dogs Event at Excel in London on 21st October 2017 to receive their prizes. DogFriendly will pay for entry charges into Excel.
  16. The 12 winners and the Judge’s Choice will be notified as soon as possible after 7th August 2017 and the Submitter will be required to sign an agreement with DogFriendly confirming arrangements for the photo-session, the rights relating to the photographs produced. In the event that any of the finalists is unable for any reason to enter into this agreement DogFriendly reserve the right to replace that winner with another finalist which will be chosen by our judge or in the case of the Judge’s overall Choice the judge’s subsequent choice.