2022 Competition Entry

The WDPA board is happy to announce the fifth professional dog photo competition organized by our association. We hope to be able to meet you all at the WDS in Spain, where we will announce the winners.

This year we have some very generous sponsors:

  • Birdbrook Rosettes – awards for all winners
  • Monge Dog Food – cash prizes for winners, calendar
  • Mrs. and Mr. Costanza and Louis Ferraris-de Liedekerke – additional cash prizes
  • Al Dhafra Heritage Festival, Abu Dhabi – one ticket and all expenses to the Festival in January
  • Showsight Magazine


Each member may enter maximum four photos, one in each of the following categories:

  • Sport and Action – dogs in movement, including sports and action in other situations
  • Portrait – static and posed photos of dogs, with or without people
  • Man’s Best Friend – the relationship between people and dogs in pictures
  • Hero dogs – dogs serving or assisting mankind in many different ways, professionally or on a daily basis, including guide dogs, assistance dogs, search and rescue, police, etc.

The photos will be uploaded on this site in high resolution. They will be displayed anonymously before the prizes are announced. A panel consisting of 3 judges will score the photos and the 10 highest scoring photos in each category will be in a special online gallery. Winners will be announced in the main ring on the last day of the show.

Deadline for entries – 1 June, 2022Only members may enter the competition.

Participating members should be aware that their photos may be used in publications after the competition.

Important: please do not send photos with your logo or anything else that may reveal your identity!!


Mr. Carlos Salas Melero (Spain, judge, photographer, former magazine editor)
Mr. Niels Donvil (Belgium, professional photographer)
Mr. Amit Eshel (Israel, famous animal photographer)

Mail for questions Yossi.dogshows@gmail.com