Friday, September 9, 2011

Howl-o-Ween Photo Contest is Under Way! Join in the Spooktacular Fun!

Boo-ha-ha! It's that fun Fall time of year! And we are hosting a fun-filled "Let's All Scream for Howl-o-Ween" photo contest and virtual pet costume party slideshow to celebrate this hair-raising time of year!

Just a few things to do to qualify:

1) Follow our FiveSibes™ blog;  and if you do Facebook & Twitter, please:
2) Like us on our FiveSibes: Siberian Husky K9 News & Reviews Facebook page; 
3) Follow us on Twitter at @FiveSibesMom

4) Send a comment to us stating that you are a follower and entering our Howl-o-Ween photo contest!
5) RT and/or Share our contest news with your friends & followers!


Either Email or post your favorite Halloween-themed photos of your furkid dressed in costume or posing with the Great Pumpkin or other Halloween-inspired decorations. 

If you have a blog or website you'd like to bark about, please include it and we'll put it on your photo in the slideshow!

All entries should be Emailed to FiveSibes(at)gmail(dot)com
with "Howl-o-ween Contest" in subject line. Please include your pet's name and a contact Email address (that will not be shared with others. It is for our use to notify winners).


Post it on the FiveSibes: Siberian Husky K9 News & Reviews Facebook page and include your pet's name.

Entries will be reviewed and winners selected by a panel of judges consisting of animal experts, photographers, and graphic designers.

Prizes, award certificates, and ribbons will be awarded according to overall highest scores based on capturing the Halloween holiday spirit, including:

Festive Halloween Theme
Costume Originality
Holiday Background
Overall Photo Composition
Photo Quality

Pets do not have to be dressed in costume, but should celebrate Halloween by having a festive background setting and/or design.

Open to all pets. The FiveSibes™love having friends from all breeds and species!

Photos done in PhotoShop will be accepted.

Please watch for our October 31st Halloween blog post, Facebook, and Twitter announcement of winners. Then, winners can Email FiveSibes(at)gmail(dot)com
with mailing addresses so prizes can be sent out!

All entries will be included in a Howl-o-Ween Pets on Parade costume party video slideshow that will be posted, along with the winning photos, on the FiveSibes™ blog on Halloween day!

**Contest entries accepted until Midnight EST October 16, 2011.**

Entry into this contest give us permission to use the photo & pet's name in posts and video slideshow.

Good luck to all...and here's to a fun, spooktacular, and howling good time! 

UPDATE: Click here to see the sponored prizes! 


  1. This looks like a howlin good time! :D Unfortunately Mom doesn't let me do Facebook or Tweet so I won't be able to enter. Butt I will enjoy seeing all the entries everyone else submits :D Good luck to all! :D

    Waggin at ya,

  2. So those of us who don't twitter or sign up to Facebook are not able to play.......... :-(

    Tail unhappy, Rubie.

  3. Roo, Rubie - go ahead and sign up!

  4. Hey FiveSibes!
    Wow, I can't wait for this! I've been watching for the big announcement. What a fun idea and I'll be bugging Mom & Dad to help me get my entry prepared. Woohoooo Thanks for the fun event! I know from the July 4th event that this will be fun and super-well done!
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, COP

  5. Just to clarify - we want to definitely include all Bloggie pals who wish to enter! Rules have been modified to reflect please don't feel you can't enter. This is for fun!

  6. OMD..... now I can play!!!! I want to play (even though Halloween is not really an Aussie thing - but some school kids are gettin' into the spirit over the last few years)

    Thanks for modifying the rules! :-)

    I'll get my mum onto it!

    Tail Wuggles, Rubie.

  7. Sounds fun! I love Halloween! I will have to go through my pictures of the boys, I know I have some good ones! Maybe I'll create some new ones too:)

  8. OH BOY!! I am so glad that we Non FaceBookers and Tweeters can still play. I have a costume and stuffs. CAN'T wait. Hoooooowl !!!

  9. I dressed up once, and it wasn't fun, but I'll love looking at the entries!

  10. Woooo mates, we will definitely play!

    RA, Isis & Nukie

  11. We will do our best to get all dolled (dogged) up! Great idea!

  12. Oh boy, we love Halloween and have several photos for you. Is there a limit?

  13. hey FiveSibes,

    How exciting! You pups throw the best contests! And your videos always rock! I can't wait to see the entries to this one! I will be begging my human to let me pawticipate so perhaps you will see a photo of me. ;->


  14. Yay! Thanks for letting me play! :D I'll get Mom working on it right quick! :D Oh this is going to be so much fun! And I can smell oodles of treats coming my way already - photo shoots are great! ;P

    Waggin at ya,

  15. Oh thank dogness we don't have to actually be wearing costumes! (Her last attempt at that was dismal). Looking forward to the costume party!!!

    jack & moo

  16. Looks like fun we will try to get Mommy to photoshop us some costumes. We are following you and liked you on facebook.

  17. Hey, Jazzi here. I just became a follower and this sounds great. I have to work on my costume and we will get it sent in.

    Jazzi and Addy

  18. Teehee! I can't wait to get the costume box down from the shelf! ;)

    Woofs & hugs, <3

    ~Bailey (Yep, I'm a girl!)