SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DogTime Media, the largest vertical media community focused exclusively on pet owners, announced the winners of the 2014 DogTime Pet Blog Awards, also known as "The Petties."
Considered by many to be "the Oscars of the pet blogging world," the Petties draw pet lovers from across the country to vote for their favorite bloggers, tech products, and animal shelters & rescues. The Petties is the largest awards program in the pet space and celebrates its fifth year of honoring bloggers and giving back to the animal community. The Petties has given back over $60,000 to shelters and rescues across the U.S. and Canada.
On Friday, September 26, DogTime Media announced the 10 Petties winners and the Petties Video Award for Best Pet Video of 2014.
"We are so excited to be celebrating our 5th year of the Petties," said Christina Kwan, Director of Marketing of DogTime Media. "Congratulations to all of the nominees and winners, as well as the shelters that received $11,000 in donations."
2014 DogTime Pet Blog Award Winners:
Each winner receives a Petties award trophy and a $1,000 donation to the non-profit animal shelter or rescue of their choice.
Best Tech Product for Dogs and Cats
Petsafe.net for Social Pet Camera and Treat Dispenser
Chosen rescue organization: TBD
Best Blog Post
Bernadette Kazmarski for "The Creative Cat: Devoted to the End: Frankencat and Old Grand Dad"
Chosen rescue organization: Homeless Cat Management Team
Best Video Post
Ryan for: "Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund: Dogs Bahamas Vacation Video"
Chosen rescue organization: Canadian Dachshund Rescue of Ontario
Please visit petties.dogtime.com for more information on the Petties and the shelters and rescues that have received donations from this program.
About DogTime Media:
DogTime Media is the largest vertical media community focused exclusively on pet owners and the $55 billion annual pet market. DogTime Media reaches 55 million monthly users via its community of 545 leading pet-focused websites, 610 pet bloggers, and more than 3,000 rescue groups, anchored by its own DogTime.com and CatTime.com.
DogTime Media actively supports the efforts of rescue groups and shelters nationwide to significantly reduce the number of homeless and neglected pets by providing authoritative advice to both novice and experienced pet guardians. DogTime Media has donated over $300,000 to pet-related causes through monthly grants and a variety of other programs. Privately held, DogTime Media is based in San Francisco, Calif.
SOURCE DogTime Media