It's time. This is the news you've all been waiting for! BlogPaws and our dedicated team of pet people who were kind enough to be judges, looked over hundreds and hundreds (did I say HUNDREDS...close to 1000!) nominees this past week and we are ready to ANNOUNCE the 48 FINALISTS in 12 categories.
First, we must thank our amazing judges. Each one offered his or her insight, expertise and time to carefully review and set a value to each and every nominee.
Here are your judges: <drum roll please>
- The BlogPaws Team: Yvonne DiVita, Tom Collins, Caroline Golon, Chloe DiVita, Carol Bryant, Kristin Dewey and Felissa Elfenbein.
- Andrea Arden, Dog Trainer & Star of Animal Planet TV's Underdog to Wonderdog Rescue Show
- Amy Shojai, CABC
- Dino Dogan, Founder of Triberr
- Dr. Lorie Huston, Pet Healthcare Gazette
- Neil Brogan, Founder of LifeWithDogs.tv
- Robbin & Joe Everett, TPPC.tv
- Shawna Schuh, Women in The Pet Industry
- Wendy Diamond, Animal Fair
Once again, our biggest thanks to the judges! And, without further ado, your finalists are...linked below! Yes, that's right...you need to click our 2013 Finalists link to truly find out who the finalists are! I hope you're registered for the conference...cause THAT'S where the winners will be awarded their tropies and lots of recognition! See you there!