07th February 2017

My Pet Loves Me Best - Valentine's Day Pet Competition

Celebrating Valentine's Day With Your Pet

Pet love is unconditional. It doesn't matter if you've had a bad day or are in a bad mood, your pet will still love you and their affection is sure to brighten your day. 

Its so easy to come home from a stressful day self-absorbed in your own grumpiness, but a welcome purr or wag of a tail can soon disperse any black cloud. And, this sudden wave of calm isn't your imagination, research suggests your fluffy friend truly is good for your physical and mental health


Did you know: 

  • Dog owners are less likely to suffer from depression than those without pets
  • People with dogs have lower blood pressure in stressful situations than those without pets. One study even found that when people with borderline hypertension adopted dogs from a shelter, their blood pressure declined significantly within five months
  • Playing with a dog or cat can elevate levels of serotonin and dopamine, which calm and relax
  • Pet owners have lower triglyceride and cholesterol levels (indicators of heart disease) than those without pets
  • Heart attack patients with dogs survive longer than those without
  • Pet owners over age 65 make 30 percent fewer visits to their doctors than those without pets

(source: www.helpguide.org)


Win with Best in Show

This Valentine's Day, we're saying 'thank you' to our four-legged besties by offering you the chance to win a pet Valentine's gift - your chance to say 'I love you' right back. All you need to do to enter is share a picture of how much your pet loves you to across our social media channels (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) and tag us in the picture (Best in Show UK). You can also enter by emailing your picture to hello@bestinshow.co.uk. Your picture could be your pet giving you a kiss, showering you with love or simply the two (or more) of you together being happy. 

Our team of judges will pick the winner, closing date is Midday (GMT) 14th Feb 2017 

The Prize

  • The overall winner will receive a fabulous Best in Show dog or cat (depending on the winner) treat tote bag full of gifts and goodies for you and your pet to enjoy (Dog Treat Tote Bag / Cat Treat Tote Bag



*Best in Show's standard competition terms and conditions apply. These can be viewed at bestinshow.co.uk/terms-and-conditions