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Does your bow-wow have the WOW factor? We’re looking for a very special doggie to star on the cover of our third edition of our best-selling guide to Dog-friendly Breaks in Britain. So if you think your handsome hound or pretty pooch has potential, we want to know!

To enter, simply upload a photo of your dog, along with a few words about their favourite place, be that a beach, a woodland walk, or a cosy fire-side nook in a local pub. Please make sure that the photo is in colour, as high quality as possible and isn’t an Instagram photo. Your wonderful woofer should be the only one in shot and you must own the right to use the image.

The winner will be chosen by our team of doggie lovers and will star on the cover of the new edition of our best-selling guide to Dog-friendly Breaks in Britain, published in February 2016. 

The lucky star will also enjoy a weekend break at The Lion Inn in Gloucestershire (two humans can go too) and win a dog bed from HOUNDWORTHY. 5 runners up will also win a personalised two-tone collar.

Plus, once you’ve uploaded your photo, if you share it with us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+ (@sawdays) and use the hashtag #dogcoverstar, we’ll enter you into a prize draw to win one of twenty copies of our new dog book before it hits the shelves in February.

HOUNDWORTHY are a unique dog lifestyle company, delivering authentic products for man’s best friend. Their collection includes leather dog accessories, collars, leads, luxury dog beds, travel accessories, homewares, dog treat gifts, premium outerwear, useful accessories, and well-chosen lifestyle goods for the modern dog owner. 

Closing date: September 20th 2015.

Sorry - the Dog Cover Star competition is now closed but look out for new competitions each month via our newsletterFacebook page and our competitions page

Terms and conditions

1. One competition winner will win:

I. Their dog’s photo on the cover of Sawday’s 3rd edition of Dog-friendly Breaks in Britain, to be published in February 2016.
II. A 2 night short break for 2 people and 2 large dogs (or 3 small dogs) at The Lion Inn, Gloucestershire, on a B&B basis. Travel to and from the prize destination is not included. The stay is subject to availability and must be booked no later than 20th January 2016. If the holiday is not booked by this point the prize will be withdrawn. Once confirmed, booking dates are final. The stay must be taken by 20th March 2016 (excluding December 2015).
III. A HOUNDWORTHY Distressed Canvas Dog Bed (value £124).

2. This photo competition is open to all residents within the EU aged 18 or over, excluding employees of Sawday's, Sawday’s Canopy & Stars, HOUNDWORTHY and their immediate families, their agents or anyone else professionally associated with this promotion.
3. Bulk entries made from trade, consumer groups or third parties will not be accepted.
4. Sorry, no cash alternative will be offered and the prize is non-transferable.
5. Entrants must supply their name and e-mail address, a photo of their dog and 140 characters about their dog’s favourite place (ideally in the UK).
6. Entry is limited to one per person.
7. No purchase is necessary for entry to this free photo competition.
8. The closing date is 20/09/2015 at midnight. Judging of the photo competition will take place within 1 week of the closing date, where the judges' favourite entry will be chosen. The competition winner will be notified by email within 14 days of the closing date of the prize draw. If the Promoter is not able to get in contact with the winner within 14 days, the prize will be forfeited and an alternative winner will be drawn. It is the winner's responsibility to notify the Promoter of any change in contact information.
9. Entry is exclusively via www.sawdays.co.uk.
10. The winner may not use the prize in conjunction with any other offer, promotion or prize draw.
11. The prize is subject to availability and the Promoter reserves the right to change the prize to an alternative of similar value without notice if circumstances beyond their control require it to do so.
12. The Promoter reserves the right to reject fraudulent entries. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt. Responsibility cannot be accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed due to technical problems.
13. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any technical issues, system or software failures encountered on www.sawdays.co.uk during entry into the promotion. We try to ensure the standard of the site remains high but we cannot be held responsible for interruptions of service. The Promoter reserves the right to suspend temporarily the operation of the site without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for any other reason beyond its control. You are responsible for all Internet connection costs charged by your service provider. If you do not pay the bill please get permission from the person who does.
14. Neither the Promoter nor agencies involved in this promotion will be liable for loss or damage whatsoever caused by matters arising from this promotion.
15. The winners may be required to take part in any publicity accompanying or resulting from the main prize draw. No compensation shall be awarded for such participation.
16. The winner’s names will be posted on social media and will also be available after the closing date by sending an SAE to ‘Dog Cover Star Comp’, The Marketing Department, Alastair Sawday’s, Merchants House, Wapping Road, Bristol, BS1 4RW, United Kingdom.
17. Photos submitted by entrants may be used by the Promoter as and when they see fit. 
18. The entry instructions form part of the Terms & Conditions. By entering, entrants agree to accept and be bound by the Terms & Conditions. Entrants must read and accept the website Terms & Conditions and Privacy Statement to be eligible.
19.English law applies and the English Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any proceedings in connection with this promotion.
20. The Promoter's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Promoter: Alastair Sawday's Publishing Co. Ltd.