2nd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Social Good Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The regular deadline is August 2, 2017

From the 9th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Pets and Animals

Organizations, brands or publications targeting pet-owners and animal lovers and enthusiasts are eligible for this award. This award recognizes the best efforts across social media platforms to engage and impress this particular demographic.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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All Accidents. All Pets. All the Time. Mohawk’s new SmartStrand® with All Pet™ Protection & Warranty
Pet ownership in the U.S. is at an all-time high with about 65% of households*, or 79.7 million families, claiming at least one pet. With pets come the inevitable accidents that can wreak havoc on floors, especially carpets. To that point, Mohawk created SmartStrand® Forever Clean™ with All Pet™ Protection & Warranty, the first and only carpet w...
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Don't Buy Into Puppy Mills
More than two million adorable puppies are purchased annually online and in pet stores. Almost every one of those dogs came with a dark secret: they were products of inhumane puppy mills operated by breeders with little to no regard for animal welfare. Fortunately, most people already awareness that puppy mills are centers for abuse and cruelty ...
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Money Doesn't Make it OK
Everyone remembers the social outcry after Zimbabwe's beloved Cecil the lion was shot and killed by that dentist. So, Friends of Animals requested our help getting a law passed, that would make it much harder for these hunters to kill and keep their trophies.
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audience
Westminster Kennel Club: Road to Westminster 2016
The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is an annual event held in New York City featuring thousands of dogs across hundreds of breeds, with tens of thousands of attendees. Millions more tune in online and on-air, catching highlights and the finals broadcasted on television, live from Madison Square Garden, on FOX Sports. Between the annual shows, ...

Nominees

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow, Musical.ly, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The Shorty Social Good Awards will be held October 2017 in NYC, Date to be announced shortly.