The team here at wants to thank every sponsor for their participation inproviding prizes for our future winners of the photo contest. Thanks to these outstanding organizations, the winners will receive fabulous, canine-related prizes! We would like to express our gratitude for their generosity by briefly explaining each sponsor’s business, so that interested readers may be able to take advantage of these services.

Last Chance Animal Rescue, located in Waldorf, offers both adoption and veterinary services in conjunction with Paw Prints Animal Hospital. Their adoption program consists of rescuing primarily dogs and cats from high kill shelters that are most at risk for euthanasia. They take care of arranging transportation to get them to the Last Chance facility. The animals receive initial vetting and a lot of TLC. Ideally the animals are placed in temporary foster homes before they are made available for adoption. All adopters are thoroughly screened prior to being made available to adopt. Paw Prints Animal Hospital is a low-cost veterinary clinic covering nearly all veterinary services and at a fraction of the cost. One of their greatest features is low-cost spay and neuter, allying with Last Chance’s rescue mission in preventing homeless pets. For lots more information check out their web site HERE.

Indian Bridge Kennels & Suites, Inc., located in California, is a boarding, grooming, and daycare facility. Their motto is “WHERE DOGS FEEL at home WHILE YOU ARE AWAY”. They have so many options to customize your pet’s stay to make them feel as comfortable as possible, despite being away from their families. Indian Bridge even has an A La Carte menu, including a video of your dog, extra playtime, and extra walking. Their daycare rate is only $18 per day and includes playing & socialization. Their rave reviews really speak for themselves. Check out their full list of services HERE.

BFF Pet Services aka Bone-A-Fied Friends Forever Pet Services, located in Brandywine, hosts a variety of dog training classes, private lessons, and educational events. They even have their own specialized leagues! All seven of their trainers are qualified and have taken many classes on behavior and training. Every trainer offers a unique training method and with the variety of classes offered as well, you’re sure to have an unforgettable experience here. BFF wants to make sure its clients know that the owner is as involved as the pup in their training classes; so, you’ll be learning alongside your best friend. Check them out online HERE for more information.

Wag N’ Wash Natural Food & Bakery, located in California, offers self-service washing, full service grooming & washing, as well as selling pet food, supplies, and baked goods. The self-service washing is truly a novel idea; wherein Wag N’ Wash simply provides the equipment needed to get the job done, and all you need to bring is yourself and your pooch! The wash stations are cleaned and thoroughly disinfected after every wash, so they eliminate the need to tidy up! If you’re not up for the task of DIY, you can schedule a regular grooming appointment. The most unique aspect of the establishment is their bakery. The products offer range from birthday cakes, biscuits, pie and so much more. Check out their web site HERE for more information or just stop in to view all their products!

Chesapeake Pet Resort and Day Spa, located in Hollywood, fondly dubs itself “Southern Maryland’s Favorite Pet Care Retreat.” The boarding service boasts weekly doggie daycare and deluxe cabins with private play yards and pool! They have been regionally recognized for over 10 years for providing a “clean, safe, and fun pet experience with friendly and professional staff!” Their facility is licensed, and features indoor-outdoor patio runs with private kiddie pools. Your pets are truly spoiled at this location. Their web site even allows interested parties to request a reservation online. Check out their web site HERE to see a full list of services., a national online retailer, has been equated to Amazon for pet supplies. They offer a wide variety of supplies, including pet food, a variety of pharmaceutical items, dental care, toys, treats, and much more. If you can think of a product you need for your pet, it is sure to be available on Check them out HERE to see all that they offer!