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Dog of the Year Awards 2024

The awards recognise exceptional dogs who enrich our lives whether that's through being a fantastic working dog, companion or just for having the waggiest tail.

The Categories

Rescue Dogs

We're looking for the amazing dogs that have been given a second chance. To qualify the dog must of been rescued or rehomed.



Family Dogs

For the dogs whose only job is to snooze, walk and play these dogs are possibly the most important, tell us all about an amazing pet.


£50 Pawesome Paws voucher

Service Dogs

The dogs that go above and beyond to help their people, we want to hear about the amazing service dogs you know!



Farm + Herding Dogs

Nominate the hardest working dog you know whether they're a farm dog or herding dog we want to hear more about them!


Verm-x bundle including Crunchies for Dogs, Active dog topper.

Competing Dogs

Whether it's agility, fly ball or showing we want to hear all about the amazing dogs that are putting their best paw forward at events.


Bugalugs Shampoo Gift Set (4 x 500ml bottles)

Gun Dogs

Whether you do a small amount of gun dog training for fun or you're an experienced handler we want to know about your dog!


Dog Drying Coat

Dog of the Year FAQs

Can I enter multiple categories?

Absoloutely! We know that some dogs may fit into multiple categories so we encourage you to enter them into as many as you'd like.

You can also enter multiple dogs into the same category

How are awards judged?

After our initial nominations stage all our judges will deliberate each category and choose their shortlist finalists per category. We'll then get together as a group to decide the final 6 per category.

Once we have our final 6 we will open public voting and the winners in each category will be voted for by you!

Once winners of each category are announced, there will then be a chance for each of winners to be voted for as the ultimate 'Dog of the Year 2023'.

What if I can't make the photo shoot day?

We would love for our overall 'Dog of the Year' to become the face of Benyfit Natural, however understand you may not be able to make the date of our next photoshoot. In this case, we will invite you along to the shoot after this which will be in early 2024.

When is the photoshoot?

Our overall winner of Dog of the Year 2023 will be invited to our next photoshoot. This will be taking place in late October 2023. This will be on a weekday and your dog would need to be available for between 1 - 3 hours in the afternoon.

The shoot will be located near Uckfield in East Sussex. We will cover transportation costs, you'll get a goody bag to take home and access to all the images from the day.


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