Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Poochy Party

by Kerry on December 4, 2015

Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Dog Party

Guess who’s turning 1…..??

It’s our fur baby Summer’s first birthday tomorrow!

We can’t believe how quickly the time has flown by and we have the day planned for of the things she loves most – swimming, hanging with her humans and canine besties and the odd special treat or two!

As we celebrate with Summer, we thought ‘Poochy Party’ would make a fabulous photo challenge!

(If you’re not familiar with the Dog Photo Challenges, there’s some extra info at the bottom of the post).

This Week’s Photo Challenge Theme: POOCHY PARTY

How do you celebrate your dog’s birthday?  Do you have a big party with their canine companions?  Maybe it’s a day filled with doing their favourite things?  Are there gifts involved? Lots of treats?

However you and your dog celebrate, we want to see the photos!  As always, you’re welcome to apply the theme creatively.

Some ‘POOCHY PARTY’ Inspiration

In these inspiration photos we have:

Top: Border Collie Summer played with balloons in anticipation of her birthday party.

Middle: We had our Japanese Spitz Keiko pose for his 2nd birthday – he looks seriously adorable with his birthday hat.  For his 3rd birthday we had a celebration with some of doggy friends.  They all enjoyed the giant birthday cupcake just for dogs, including Jazz and Rosie.  Samoyed pup Mistletoe had a photo session for her first birthday so we had to include a party hat for her!

Bottom: Mochi, another gorgeous Japanese Spitz, had a special cake for her birthday photo session – and invited her favourite toys to join in!

Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Dog Party

Sharing your Photos

Meeting and hearing all about your dogs and the love you have for them makes our day! There’s lots of ways to share your photos for this weeks challenge:

  • On Facebook – Post your photo under the theme post when it appears on Facebook.
  • On Instagram – Tag your photos that fit the theme with #pt_party so we can find them!
  • In the Comments – Share your photo in the comments below. If you have photos on other photo sharing sites (like 500px or Flickr) then feel free to leave a link to your photo in the comments.

However you share, don’t forget to include your dogs name/s. If there is a great story, or puppy tale, that goes with your photo them we’d also love to hear it! Especially if you’re sending us something creative and we may not immediately ‘get’ how your photo fits the theme!

What are the Dog Photo Challenges?

We know you guys, our Puppy Tales friends, love to share photos of your gorgeous dogs! Our social media is filled with them daily and we receive lots via message and email too. We LOVE to see them! And we want to share our favourites….. each week the best will be shared on our Puppy Tales Facebook Timeline Cover! It needs to be updated frequently and we couldn’t think of anything better than sharing your cute Dog or Puppy Tales!

So we developed the simple idea of a weekly challenge allowing you to share your best dog photos! And the best bit is that it gives you an extra reason to hang out with your dogs over the weekend and to be taking more photos of them. If you already have photos that match the theme, then you’re welcome to share those too. There will be many themes throughout the year, so the opportunity to share your dog photos often will be sure to come up frequently! Don’t forget to come back to check for the new themes each week!

On Mondays we will post a photo challenge theme for the week. You can upload throughout the week, tag your photos on instagram and the following Tuesday we will pick our favourites to update the Puppy Tales Facebook page with! We will also share some of the photos on Puppy Tales instagram!

Headshot of Kerry MartinKerry Martin is 'Top Dog' here at Puppy Tales. With her own adored dog Keiko, she completely gets that your four legged furry buddy is absolutely part of the family. That they sleep on the bed, that you want to take them everywhere, that you plan holidays so they’re included and that their presence makes your life incredible. Kerry Martin is also the photographer behind Akemi Photography. Akemi Photography specialises in photographing pets and the people who love them. Sessions are conducted both in studio and on location to truly capture the incredible and unique personality of your ‘furkid’. Akemi Photography  -  Instagram  -  Facebook

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