Bridget to Enter People Magazine’s World’s Cutest Rescue Dog Contest: Help us!

Within the past few months, my mom has been receiving People Magazine for free. It seems every so often, complimentary subscriptions are sent out in hopes of enticing new readership and new sales. While my mom is not a fan of such frivolous fluff, that of celebrity woes, angst and celebrations, it’s still fun to read a bit about the Hollywood scene. And since my niece, Meredith Wieck, works out of Hollywood as the Vice-president of Lionsgate motion picture studio, best to have a stockpile of common subject matter we can discuss when a phone call comes.

But in this last issue, something else caught my eye that had nothing to do with the latest entertainment gossip: People Magazine‘s World’s Cutest Rescue Dog Contest.

“Do you have the world’s cutest rescue dog?” the page headline read. “People wants to turn your furry friend into a star!”

That’s all it took for me. After going to the website,, I read all the information required to enter Bridget. A photo, a write-up of her story and owner information was all that was required.

Last year, over 10,000 entries were received. This year, who knows how many will participate?

According to the contest information, entries can be received between June 30 – August 11. Editors are to select 10 finalists, readers narrow down the pool to the top 3 with the eventual winner to be selected by People, Pedigree and two celebrity judges. The grand prize is: A custom photo shoot, A feature in People magazine and on, a year’s supply of dog food from the Pedigree brand and a $1,000 donation to the pet-rescue organization of the winner’s choice.

The Photo:  Please Help us!  Choose your favorite prize-worthy entry 

I have finished Bridget’s write-up, which I will share with you later, but here’s where I’ve run into some difficulty.  I’ve had numerous photo shoots with Bridget, trying to find just the right one.  Here are the selections below.  Any thoughts on which you’d choose to enter?  My mom and I have our favorite.  Let’s see if you agree as well. Although  I have until August 11,  I’d like to get her in by the end of the month.    Help us out, folks!  Send me a note via the website or email me at We’d love to make Bridget’s chances of being a top 10 finalist the best possible.  

This is Connie and Priscilla, in Marshall, Illinois, anxiously waiting for your response!  


About connieinchina

I have been in the Asia region for 30 years as an English language teacher. 28 of those have been spent with the Amity Foundation, a Chinese NGO that works in all areas of development for the Chinese people. Amity teachers are placed at small colleges throughout China as instructors of English language majors in the education field. In other words, my students will one day be English teachers themselves in their small villages or towns once they graduate. Currently, this is my 13th year in Luzhou Vocational and Technical College. The college is located in Luzhou city (loo-joe), Sichuan Province, a metropolis of 5 million people located next to the Yangtze River .
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2 Responses to Bridget to Enter People Magazine’s World’s Cutest Rescue Dog Contest: Help us!

  1. Carol Lee Newlin says:

    Pictures 2, 3, or 4

  2. Kate says:

    From 2513 S. Logan Rd, Crawfordsville, IN, Miss Bridget receives 3 votes for #1 and 1 vote for #17 after serious consideration and viewing. Best Wishes from Kate, Don, Anna, and Addie!

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