The Smart Pets Contest has ended. Round 3 semi-finalists and contest finalists will be announced soon, so be sure to check back!


The Prizes

See the official rules for contest details

1 Grand prize Winner

smart® car or $15,000 cash!

Grand Prize
  • Prize 1
    6 Finalist Prizes

    Trip for two to San Francisco awards gala + smart phone

    Prize 1
  • Prize 2
    30 Semi-Finalist Prizes

    Smarter Pet Care® products kit + $100 gift card

    Prize 2
  • Prize 3
    30 honorable mention Prizes

    Smarter Pet Care® products kit

    Prize 3
  • Prize 4
    All Participants Receive

    $2 off coupon + bumper sticker

    Prize 4

Contest Dates


Video and Photo Entry Requirements
  • 2 minutes max
  • 200 MB max
  • AVI, MOV, WMV, MP4, MPEG, FLV, 3GP, and 3G2 accepted
  • 350 word max
  • 5MB max
  • GIF, JPG and JPEG accepted
Tips for a great entry
Create a more fun, memorable, and viral entry.
Tips for a better video
  • Create an outline or script to keep your story on track
  • Lighting should be adequate & balanced (not too dark)
  • Make sure voices can be heard clearly
Fun video effects tools
  • Magisto (iOS + Android)
  • Viddy (iOS + Android)
  • iMovie (Mac + iOS)
  • Movie Maker (PC)
Tips for a better photo
  • Pay close attention to what's in the background
  • Your pet should be visible (not too far away!)
  • Remember, your subject doesn't have to be centered
Fun Photo Effects tools
  • Instagram (iOS + Android)
  • Vsco Cam® (iOS + Android)
  • Windows Photos (PC)
  • iPhoto (iOS)