DOGTV Blog Nominated for DogTime’s 2012 Pet Blog Awards

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Alpha Dog Blog Named a Finalist for Best Dog Blog in the Pettie Awards

The Alpha Dog Blog, DOGTV’s official blog, has been nominated for DogTime’s 2012 Pet Blog Award, called the Petties. People can vote for the Alpha Dog Blog in the category of Best Dog Blog until midnight Tuesday, July 31. The winning blog in each of the ten categories will have a $1,000 donation made in its name to an animal shelter of its choice. DOGTV has selected the Escondido Humane Society, an open-door shelter with a 97-year history in northern San Diego County, to be its beneficiary should the Alpha Dog Blog win.

Coined as the Oscars of the pet blog world, the Petties recognizes pet-centered blogs around the nation in ten categories including Best Cat Blog, Best Blog Post, Funniest Blog or Blogger, Best Overall Pet Blog, Best Video post and more.

“We are beyond thrilled to be considered one of the finalists for the best dog blog,” said Ron Levi, chief content creator at DOGTV. “The Alpha Dog Blog is a one-stop blog for everything related to dogs and features a diverse blogger rooster with experts from all facets of pet care. We created this blog as a place for dog owners to find relevant and helpful expert information as well as to connect with other pet owners.

“The Escondido Humane Society has been a wonderful contributor to our efforts and I hope we can win the donation for them,” he added.

With a team of three resident DOGTV bloggers and a growing list of guest bloggers, the Alpha Dog Blog covers topics ranging from health and safety tips for dogs to best dog products on the market.

Vote for the Petties online at After signing in, select Alpha Dog Blog under the Best Dog Blog category and hit submit. Winners will be announced Friday, Sept. 7, at 3 p.m. (PST).


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