BlogPaws 2014 Pet Blogging and Social Media Award Winners Announced

Social media giant announces winners in annual ceremony on Lake Las Vegas
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BlogPaws Trophies Awarded
BlogPaws Trophies Awarded
THORNTON, Colo. - May 19, 2014 - PRLog -- The BlogPaws 2014 Pet Blogging and Social Media Award winners were recently announced in an exclusive red carpet ceremony that was live-streamed from Lake Las Vegas, Nevada. The winners were selected "Oscar style" by a panel of pet professionals and presented by Pet360.

BlogPaws, the first and original social media network and conference designed by and for pet bloggers, recently revealed the winners at the 6th Annual BlogPaws Pet Blogging and Social Media Conference.Awards emcee, Michael Cavanaugh, DVM, DABVP, Chief Executive Officer of the American Animal Hospital Association, set the mood with an entrance of grand proportion.

“This is one of the highest honors in the pet social media world, awarded to bloggers and microbloggers for excellence in twelve categories,” BlogPaws’ co-founder, Yvonne DiVita shared.  “Finalists were selected from over 1,000 entries, and judged by a panel of industry experts.”

Official sponsors of the awards, Only Natural Pet, donated 400 pounds of pet food to be delivered to the pet rescue or shelter of each winner’s choice. Total donation is 4,800 pounds of pet food to pets in need.  On behalf of the twelve winners, BlogPaws donated pet oxygen masks to the Henderson Fire Department, and canine body armor to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Officer Tom Moore attended with K-9 recipient Zeus. Vested Interest in K9s is donating ten additional body armor bulletproof vests to the police department in Las Vegas because of the connection BlogPaws made between the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and Vested Interest in K9s. Eleven more dogs are now protected in the line of duty.

The 2014 BlogPaws Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Winners are:

Best Cat Blog:
Debbie Glovatsky for Glogirly

Best Cause Blog – Dayna Hilton for Fire Safety Rocks

Best Blog Design: Debbie Glovatsky for Glogirly

Best Humor Blog:  Yasmine Surovec for Cat Versus Human

Best Microblogger: Christina Lee for Deaf Dogs Rock

Best Dog Blog: Tracy Baetz for Intrepid Pup

Best New Pet Blog: Vanessa Morgan for Travelling Cats

Best Other Pet Blog: Rachel De Jong for Speedy House Bunny

Best Pet Blog Photo:Alva Logsdon for Pawsitively Texas

Best Pet Blog Post: Susan C. Willett for Life with Dogs and Cats

Best Pet Blog Video:Alana Grelyak for Cat Catastrophes

Best Use of Social Media by a 501(c)3: Morris Animal Foundation

Each winner also received a personalized trophy, peer and industry recognition, along with the aforementioned perks.

The seventh pet-friendly BlogPaws Annual Conference will take place May 28 through May 30th in Nashville, Tennessee at the Sheraton Nashville Music City, and early bird tickets are on sale.

BlogPaws hosted its first pet-friendly social media and marketing conference in 2010 and has grown annually into the biggest social media event and conference of its kind. Hundreds converged on Lake Las Vegas for one of the year’s most influential social media gatherings. BlogPaws team members are available to comment on the pet industry, pets as family members, blogging and microblogging, and any other pet-related story angle.

For program details and more about the awards, please visit

About BlogPaws
Founded in 2009 by three dedicated pet lovers and bloggers, BlogPaws helps pet bloggers and pet enthusiasts connect digitally, build their online presence, enhance their social networks and support animals and shelters/rescues across the world. BlogPaws works year-round to connect bloggers and micro-bloggers to the brands they buy every day. The BlogPaws community site welcomes pet bloggers, pet enthusiasts, pet people on Twitter and Facebook and brands that are eager to tap into a vibrant, vocal community of serious writers, bloggers and micro-bloggers. BlogPaws is a Pet360 Inc. ( brand.

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About Pet360

Pet360 is the leading network of digital resources for pet parents, providing pet owners trusted information from a team of experts, connections to other pet parents, and easy online ordering solutions for pet food, meds and supplies. The Pet360 family of brands includes – a highly personalized website dedicated to simplifying pet parenting, – the world’s leading online resource for pet health information, – the most complete pet food and supply retailer online, and BlogPaws – the largest professional network of influential pet bloggers and social media enthusiasts.

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