Pooch Playoffs 2023

Think your pooch is the cutest?

a competition for a cause

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now booking!!

For a $99 donation benefiting Stark County Humane Society, your pup will be photographed and entered into a bracket-style competition with a chance to earn exciting prizes from our sponsors!

Each week, two dogs will face off in an online vote with each week's winner advancing with the goal to be voted the Ulti-Mutt Cutie!

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The competition and voting start in March! Only 16 Spots available - Book your session today!


how to play

Your entry fee is $99 and will benefit Stark County Humane Society​

After registering, there will be a quick 15-minute phone call set up with Adrianne to find out more about your dog, set up your pup's competition info, and select your session date and time.

All sessions must be booked for February 2023 to participate.

You will receive a 15-30 minute puppy portrait session at The Hearts Joy Photography Studio.

As a bonus, you will also receive a 5x7 metal print starring your furry best friend on it as a gift just for participating, AND a swag bag of goodies donated by our Pawsome Sponsors!



after your pups session

About two weeks after your session we will meet to view the amazing portraits of your pup and select the image you'd like to have printed as a 5x7 metal and you'll pick up your swag bag!


You will also have the opportunity to purchase other gorgeous, custom artwork of your pet at this appointment.

the competition

In March, your pup will be entered in "The Ulti-Mutt Cutie" bracket contest where you will be able to invite your family and friends to vote for your pooch in a head-to-head bracket match-up, where the winners advance to the next round each voting period!

All Final Four winners win a Puptacular prize package and our local Ulti-Mutt Cutie receives a Rebarkable grand prize!

Let's Sign up!