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Our Best Friends: Photo Contest

February 21, 2011

This week, we’re celebrating our favorite pets. Whether you (like me) gaze longingly into the window of every pet store and stop at pet adoption fair you pass, or you already have a beloved pet in your family, I’m betting you have a great collections of photos, videos and stories to share.


Jessica, our graphic designer, shared this pic of her dog Jingles (L) with Madison (R).

So this week, you can share them with the UncommonGoods community by joining our group on Flickr, posting to our Facebook wall, tweeting @uncommongoods, or leaving a comment below.

We’ve got some pet-friendly gifts to give away, and if your pet is posing with a pet-friendly gift from UncommonGoods, we just might add your pet’s photo or video to our website!

We’ll announce our winner(s) next week.

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18 Comments

  • Reply patti February 21, 2011 at 5:37 pm

    I posted a picture on your FB wall of Maggie & BW, my dog and cat that really loved each other.

  • Reply Dana February 21, 2011 at 5:38 pm

    Pic of our Great Dane posted on the FB page! Love Uncommon goods, I teach cooking classes, and for christmas, my husband got me the chef’s knife & earrings, I wear them to work, and get SO many complements on them!

  • Reply Judy Bute February 21, 2011 at 5:50 pm

    Posted picture of my 2 rescues Amber and Calvin sleeping in their favorite spot, all wrapped around each other!

  • Reply Petra Lopez February 21, 2011 at 5:54 pm

    Left a picture of two of our furkids, Gus and Pippin. They just love to share a warm lap and some human bodyheat.

  • Reply Paige February 21, 2011 at 5:55 pm

    Duke is now on your FB site! Spoiled dog ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Angela February 21, 2011 at 5:57 pm

    I posted a photo of Rue our mini-doxie on your FB page! <3 Uncommon Goods!

  • Reply Rachel February 21, 2011 at 5:59 pm

    Posted a fun photo of my two dogs (doby and a mutt) displaying the best co-yawns ever! Posted it on your FB page that is…

  • Reply Jenelle Kiernan February 21, 2011 at 6:06 pm

    I posted a pic of Maggie, our lab on your facebook profile! Love Uncommon Goods!

  • Reply Carolyn February 21, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    Posted a pic of my lil guy “Dusty”. Its a pic of my sweet little guy a few days after major surgery.. He’s not looking too thrilled..

  • Reply Katie R. February 21, 2011 at 6:40 pm

    I posted a pic of my pup, Happy (a.k.a. Happy the Great) to the Uncommon Goods facebook wall. I also included a link to his blog. Yes, he has his own blog. ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks!

  • Reply Deanne Ross February 21, 2011 at 7:17 pm

    Posted a pic of my Stella on your FB page. Thanks
    for giving Uncommon Goods fans the opportunity
    to share our beloved pets with one another!

  • Reply Rowena Y. February 21, 2011 at 7:42 pm

    Posted a photo of our three dogs (Bella, Spike, and Jezebel)on the Uncommon Goods Facebook Wall. All three are adopted shelter dogs who are super spoiled. P.S. Love the unique items you all offer!

  • Reply Melinda Martin February 21, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    My dog Boudreaux the Wonder Beagle now graces your Facebook wall. My friends from Louisiana named him, you should have seen me stenciling THAT dandy of a name on a doghouse! He is a sweetie of an old man and just turned 14. What would we do without the love of our dogs?

  • Reply Tina Chen February 21, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    Posted a picture of our Siberian Husky, Zoo (falling asleep in her daddy’s arm) on the Uncommon Goods facebook wall. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Paul Spence February 21, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    Posted a picture of our boxer, Ike, on your facebook page.

  • Reply Amy Vernier February 22, 2011 at 6:20 pm

    I posted to the FB page! Posted a picture and brief story of my puppy Emma.

  • Reply Emily February 23, 2011 at 11:14 am

    Go check out Pax on FB! I think he likes this modeling idea… ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Reply Kimberly Doucette February 27, 2011 at 5:04 pm

    We adopted our terrier mutt mix dog, Toby from our local animal shelter. When I take Toby for a walk through our neighborhood we usually see a 5 year old little girl. About a year ago, she would run into her house when she saw us coming. She was terrified of dogs. After a few months she would just stand on her porch and watch us go by or watch her sister pet Toby. I tried to coax her over to pet Toby to no avail. Each day weโ€™d say hi and eventually, she was able to stand within two feet of Toby. Slowly, she started moving closer. One day I succeeded in getting her to just touch the dog. Toby would just stand still and wag his tail. It took almost a year, but she now runs to us when she sees us and pets Toby until I say we have to go. Toby is a goodwill ambassador for shelter dogs everywhere. He helped a child overcome her fear of dogs. Just posted his sweet face on your FB page.

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