it's here! the super-sized pet blogger summer giveaway

We've been anticipating it for weeks, and it's finally here: The Super-Sized Pet Blogger Summer Giveaway! What the heck is going on, you ask? Well, twenty-four awesome pet bloggers have come together to celebrate the onset of summer by offering our readers the chance to win one of three doggone amazing prizes. 

what can you win?

3rd prize: A PawNosh Cubby Bowl. These bowls are GORGEOUS and made from 100% recycled glass. Safe for the environment, and safe for your pet to eat from. 

2nd prize: Your choice of Italian Leather Collar & Leash set from dogIDs. These beautiful sets come in a variety of colors can be personalized with your pet's information.

GRAND PRIZE: A $400 Visa Gift Card. Lots of moolah. Need we say more? 

how can you win?

Between June 15 and June 21st, just follow the easy steps in the Rafflecopter widget, below. The more you enter, the better your chances! If you want to super-size your chances of winning, visit all of the participating blogs. Since there are 24 pet blogs, that gives you whole bunch of entries (does anyone have a calculator?). 

And the coolest part? You get to check out some fabulous pet blogs you may not have previously discovered. 

participating blogs

Pawsitively Pets

Christy Paws

Daily Dog Tag

Fidose of Reality

Cascadian Nomads

The Lazy Pit Bull

Oh My Shih Tzu

Pet Product Review

Kitty Cat Chronicles

Animal Bliss

Beagles & Bargains

You Did What With Your Wiener

Kol's Notes

Kama Loves Agility

My Life With Pets

It's Dog or Nothing

Confessions of a Rescue Mom

CindyLu's Muse

Mochas, Mysteries and Meows

My Rotten Dogs

Bones and Fishes

Dolly the Doxie

Tails Are Wagging

well minded pets

Please take a moment to visit our friends and enter to win on each of their blogs. 

Be sure to submit all of your entries by next Sunday, June 21st at 11:59 p.m. EST. Come Monday morning, we'll randomly select three winners and officially announce them on The Lazy Pitbull Facebook page. I'll also be sure to give you the scoop on the Well Minded Facebook page. Now that's a way to brighten a Monday morning!

Happy summer, and good luck!

About the giveaway: No purchase necessary. Giveaway is open to US and Canadian residents only, except where prohibited by law. Giveaway will run from June 15 through June 21, 2015 at 11:59pm EST. Three (3) winners will be randomly selected and notified via email. Winners will have 48 hours to claim their prizes; failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the prize. Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest do not sponsor, administer, or endorse this promotion. Participants must read and agree to Rafflecopter’s Privacy Policy before entering and participating in this promotion. 

satisfy your pet's holiday wish list and support the aspca, plus a #giveaway

Isn't it great to kill two birds with one stone?

Well, not know we're all about loving on birds, but you know what I mean. This holiday season, the ASPCA is making it easy to give to your own pets and pet lovers and to pets in need. They have put together a fantastic list of gift ideas for pets and pet lovers as well as some fun DIY gift ideas.

One of my favorite DIY gift ideas presented by the ASPCA won't cost you a dime and will be loved by nearly any pooch. Check out the instructions for making a t-shirt chew toy:

The color possibilities are endless, and it's free, so why not make a bunch for your dog to give to his furry friends?

For your feline friends, the ASPCA has suggested this awesome and affordable Catnip Toy 6-Pack. The pack includes two each of three distinctly different mouse styles, and a portion of the purchase price directly benefits the ASPCA's efforts in rescuing, rehabilitating and finding loving permanent homes for animals all across the United States. Other great gift ideas that benefit the ASPCA include:

Dog 10-Piece Gift Set

Taj Ma Hound Doggy Donuts

Cat Play Ball

The ASPCA has some great gift ideas for pet lovers, too! 

If you're looking for something with a little bling for that pet lover in your life, Zales has a magnificent ASPCA collection. With prices starting under $50, these beautiful pieces are definitely worth checking out.

Other gift ideas for the pet lover in your life include:

Walkers Shortbread Cookies

Commonwealth Toys Plush Pets

In the spirit of giving, the ASPCA has offered Well Minded readers the chance to win an ASPCA Holiday Gift Pack! The gift pack includes:

• ASPCA Logo Travel Mug

• ASPCA Canvas Tote

• Walkers Shortbread Scottie Dog Cookies

• Commonwealth Toys Plush Set

• "Hello" Fresh Breath Products

• Swiffer Cleaning Products

• Catnip Toy 6-Pack

• Taj Ma Hound Doggy Donuts

• Cat Play Ball

• Squeeze Dumbell Dog Toy

• ASPCA Fleece Blanket

Whew! How generous! U.S. residents may enter, below, and show your support for the ASPCA by doing a bit of holiday shopping in their online store.

And there's even more holiday fun to be had! Join the #SantaPaws Holiday Twitter party and giveaway extravaganza on Thursday, December 18th from 7-8 p.m. EST and enter the ASPCA holiday pet photo contest by sharing a photo of your pet celebrating the holidays!

All images courtesy of the ASPCA.