BlogPaws Announces 2013 Best of Global Pet Expo Award Winners


FREDERICK, Colo., March 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BlogPaws, the original social media network and conference designed by and for pet bloggers, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 BlogPaws Best of Awards from this year's Global Pet Expo, held February 20-22 in Orlando, Florida.

Members of the BlogPaws team scoured the floors of the Expo to find the latest and greatest products from more than 950 pet product exhibitors. As the pet industry's social media and blogging experts, the team was on the lookout for products that would resonate well with the pet parent and have the potential to garner mass appeal.

The BlogPaws Global Pet Expo 2013 Award Winners include:

Best Aquatic Product: No Clean Aquarium by No Clean

Best Pet Bed: Stadium Beds by Game Day Ventures

Best Bird Product: Senior Bird Nutrition by Labeber Cares

Best Boutique Product: Dog Snorz Pillowcases by Dog Snorz

Best Cat Product: Hanging Cat Condo by K & H Pet Products

Best Dog Product: Line of Dog Travel Products by K & H Pet Products

Best Conservation Product: Hermit Crab Glass Shells by GlassShell

Best Pet Enrichment Toy: Dog and Cat Toys by Nina Ottosson

Best Functional Product: Gobble Stopper by Loving Pets

Best Natural Pet Product: Smoothie Dog Treats by Ubuntu Pet

Best Odor Eliminator: Zero Odor by Zero Odor Pet

Best Overall New Pet Product: Pet Cam by Samsung

Best Leader in the Pet Industry: Bob Vetere, President & CEO, APPA

Best Small Animal Product: Tronk Ham by Aikiou

Best Technology Product: Rechargeable LED light by Floppy Ears Design

Best Pet Travel Product: Carriers Version 1, 2, and 3 by Wacky Paws USA

Best #BlogPawty Treat: Meowtini Treats by Omega Paw

Best Treat Presentation: Puptato Chips by Puppy Cakes

Best Toy Product: Urban Stick by Bionic Play

Best in Show Awards from the BlogPaws Global Pet Expo Team:

Chloe's Best in Show: Freeze Dried DogFish by Whole Life Pets

Carol's Best in Show: CarDek Cargo Space by PetDek

Felissa's Best in Show: Pet Food Bowl by Simply Fido

Tom's Best in Show: Top Dog Inn Beerhounds by The Expression Factory

Yvonne's Best in Show: Dog 4D Bookmarks by Dimension 9

Caroline's Best in Show: Poogo Stick by Poogo Stick

BlogPaws Media Contact: Carol Bryant, 570-540-3341,

*Images are available on the BlogPaws Pinterest Page. Videos of each award presentation can be found on the BlogPaws Tout Page.

About BlogPaws

Founded in 2009 by three dedicated pet lovers and bloggers, BlogPaws is the go-to resource for pet bloggers and social media enthusiasts looking to build their online presence, enhance their social networks and support animal shelters and rescues around the world. The BlogPaws community also serves to connect pet bloggers and social media enthusiasts with brands eager to connect with the vocal and dynamic pet parent via social media. BlogPaws is part of the Pet360 Media Network. For more information, visit

The 2013 BlogPaws Conference takes place May 16-18 in Tyson's Corner, Virginia. For program details and an up-to-date list of speakers, visit

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