Announcing our second annual virtual #doverdoghowl Costume Contest, which runs from October 1st – 25th. Winners will be announced October 31.

How much do you love #doverdoghowl? We humans love our pets so much that it’s easy to go crazy expressing our love. October is the month for dressing up…so show us how much you love dressing your pet and you could win!

How to enter: It is easy to enter, just send us a photo of your pup/s, or you and your pup/s in your Howloween Costume. Your photo title must include the hashtag #doverdoghowl and be uploaded through the contest site during the contest period, which runs from October 1st-25th, 2020.

Get creative! Involve your family, pets, friends, use props…anything that will help our judges see how much you love your pet(s). Qualifying photo submissions will be judged on their creativity.

Eligibility: You must be 18 years of age or older to enter, a legal resident of the United States. See the complete contest rules below.

The photo with the most votes by the close of the Contest on October 25th, 2020, will be the People’s Choice Winner. Categories include: Scarriest, Funniest, Best Team. The Winners will be announced on October 31, 2020 on this website and on our Facebook Page.


Click here to enter your photos.

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Contest rules:

  • Read the Complete and Official #doverdoghowloween Costume Contest rules.
  • Photo entries will be accepted from October 1st – 25th through our website, and voting will take place concurrently on the Contest Website.
  • The Winners will be announced on or around October 31, 2020.
  • This contest is for amateur photographers. Photos will not be accepted from professionals.
  • Graphic overlays are restricted.
  • Entrants must be 18 years of age or older and reside within United States..
  • Photo entries must not exceed 10MB.
  • Photo titles must include the hashtag #doverdoghowl
  • By submitting your Photos to this contest, you give Dover Dog Howloween, and its subsidiaries, limited rights to use your photos for this contest and for promotion of future contests.
  • Only photos submitted through the contest website are eligible for the #doverdoghowl Costume Contest.
  • You must have the consent of everyone in your photo (parental consent for anyone under 18 years of age) and be able to show proof of consent if requested. Please feel free to use our Photo Release if needed.
  • Review Official Contest Rules for complete details.
  • For questions, please contact us for more information.
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Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Pope Memorial Humane Society formerly known as Cocheco Valley Humane Society.