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1st Annual NOVADog Magazine’s Blogathon

Posted by Erich Trapp on January 23, 2011

OK, NOVADog Magazine wrote this better than I could, so I have borrowed liberally (OK, totally) from their web page about this exciting upcoming event this February. Be there! It’s going to be a LOT of fun. Check it out …

The Scoop:
8 AM Saturday, February 5th and running until 2 AM Sunday, February 6th, each of our 3 bloggers will post one blog entry an hour. That’s 18 hours of fun give-aways, contests, trivia, tributes, and just plain jollification. Here is a sample of the fun prizes and give aways:
Bark ‘N Bubbles: gift certificate
The Happy Woof: $25 gift certificate
• Dogtopia: $50 gift certificate good at Herndon or Tyson’s Corner Locations
The Dog Eaze Inn: One day free daycare
The Dog Eaze Inn: One free Home Away From Home Package with boarding
Whole Pet Central: TWO $50 gift cards
WAGN Enterprises: Skinny pet first aid kit
Rudy’s Friends Dog Training: gift certificate for free dog training consultation
Super Pet Expo: EIGHT FREE passes to the Expo in March!
Unleashed Abilities: gift certificate for a free 90 min. private training session
High Hopes Celebration Doggie Cupcake Mix
High Hopes Doggie Birthday Cupcake Mix
• 42 Rules to Fight Dog Cancer book by Aimee Quemuel
• FOUR NOVADog T-shirts
• EIGHT NOVADog Magazine annual subscription gift certificates
• Amazon Kindle
Dogma Bakery: TWO $25 gift certificates
Fur-Get Me Not: $25 off pet sitting services, $25 off dog daycare service, $50 off dog training!
Fundamentally Dog: One of her brand new T-shirt designs on 100% organic cotton
• Goodies from 2 Million Dogs: Puppy Up! T-shirts, doggie bandannas, wrist bands, and calendars
Felix & Oscar: $25 gift certificate

For your chance to win any of these prizes, you must visit the participating BLOGS throughout the day on February 5!

A big THANKS to all advertisers and supporters who have agreed to donate some very cool prizes.

The Blogs:

NOVADog Blog
www.novadogmagazine.com/blog
Janelle Welch is publisher of NOVADog magazine, and owner of two rescued Pit Bull mixes Chance and Nikki and a Torti cat named Savannah that bosses everyone around. She is blogging in memory of Jake her Beagle Basset Hound mix that succumbed to cancer in December 2009.

Chicks Love Beer
www.chickslovebeer.com
Beth Bates is a professional blogger and digital marketer, so starting a blog seemed the logical way to share her love of beer. Beth is also president and founder at GoodDogz.org, Inc, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating potential dog owners on dog selection and care and supporting the efforts of rescue groups. GoodDogz believes that by assisting with good dog-owner matches, it will give each family the best opportunity for a life-long relationship with their new dog and help to keep dogs out of shelters. Beth will be blogging in honor of Hugo, her mastiff who was diagnosed with cancer a year ago.

Daisy and Bob’s Blog
blog.everythingandthedog.com
Lydia Best the owner of Everything and The Dog, a pet sitting and dog walking service that employs over 100 dog walkers throughout Northern VA. Best became involved with 2 Dogs 2000 Miles (now 2 Million Dogs) after her own dog, Princess Daisy, was diagnosed with a heart-based tumor in 2008. Daisy went on to be the first “Cancer Can’t Keep a Good Dog Down” Calendar cover dog in 2009 after she lost her battle to cancer.

Be sure and bookmark the blogs now so you can easily check in on February 5th.  You’ll have plenty of chances to win cool prizes, so stop by one of the participating blogs on February 5 to make a donation.

The Benefit:

NOVADog Magazine’s fund raising efforts will benefit a new hope in cancer research and the 2 Million Dogs Foundation.

If you go to NOVADog Magazine’s web page you can sponsor one hour of the Blogathon in MEMORY of, or in Honor of your pet for only $25. They will mention your tribute in that hour’s post. There will be a chip-in link on their web page during the Blogathon.

Have fun and THANKS, NOVADog!

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