Do dogs look like their owners? Do you have a kitty clone?! Is it just a case of having the same colouring, or do you share mannerisms, or rock the same fashion look?
A nationwide search was launched yesterday, with animal lovers around the UK invited to take part by submitting photographs of themselves – or their family members – alongside their doppelgängers. And it’s not just about dogs.
All pets, from dogs, cats and hamsters, to birds, fish and even reptiles are invited to join in the fun
The ‘Doggie Doubles’ campaign aims to collate the UK’s largest collection of photographs of people who resemble their much-loved animals. All pets, from dogs, cats and hamsters, to birds, fish and even reptiles are invited to join in the fun – the only rule is that they need to be a dead ringer for their owner, or vice versa.
We’re not sure whether anyone could actually look like their fish, but we’d very much like to see it.
People of all ages from around the country can take part by sharing a photograph of themselves and their pet on social media, using the hashtag #DoggieDouble. So time to perfect that selfie with your lookalikey pet!
The initiative, which aims to set a record for the UK’s largest pet look-a-like gallery, has been launched by My Nametags, a British name tag and label company, in support of the Battersea Dogs & Cats Home charity. Organisers are hoping to gather hundreds of photographs for the gallery, which will be hosted online at www.mynametags.com/Battersea-dogs
Lars B. Andersen, managing director at My Nametags, said: “We want to set a record for biggest ever gallery of people who look like their pets. We’re launching the initiative in celebration of our much-loved pets, and in support of the Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.”
As an added incentive for the best selfies, My Nametags will be giving one entrant per day a free set of name labels, either for them or their pet, and has also partnered with dotcomgiftshop.com to give away a bundle of goodies worth £100 to one lucky entrant. The winner will be the duo with the most votes on the My Nametags’ ‘Doggie Double’ online gallery.
The prize includes products from dotcomgiftshop’s pet accessories range, which includes fun and colourful bandanas, collars, leads, and even socks for their beloved pet.
The competition will run from Thursday 12th October until Monday 13th November 2017. The winner will be announced on Wednesday 8th November 2017.
How to Take Part in the Doggie Double competition
• Share a photograph on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #DoggieDouble, or email the photograph to firstname.lastname@example.org
• All images will then be uploaded to a gallery on the My Nametags website, where people can vote for their favourite duo
If you’d like to know more about Battersea – CLICK HERE