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Golden Retriever Rescue of Atlanta

UPDATE (2017-08-30): Thank you to everyone who entered the 2018 Calendar Contest. We received a bunch of great photos and look forward to sharing the new calendar with everyone. While we're no longer accepting entries, we're hard at work making selections and organizing the photos to produce the best calendar yet. Stay tuned for an announcement on the release of the 2018 calendar.

Golden Retriever Rescue of Atlanta (GRRA) is looking for photos of happy, fun-Golden Retrievers for the 2018 calendar contest. Simply enter your dog by following the guidelines below and he or she will appear in the calendar - guaranteed! All participants will automatically receive one copy of the calendar per entry. Twelve dogs will be selected as Dogs of the Month and one lucky winner will be the 2018 Cover Dog. ALL other photos will be used throughout the calendar. Please note that only dogs adopted from GRRA are eligible for the Dog of the Month and Cover Dog slots.

All proceeds directly benefit Golden Retrievers in need!


I'm ready for my close-up, Mr. Demille.

General Guidelines

  • You may submit up to two photos per entry; the photos can be of the same dog or more than one dog. One photo per entry will be chosen and used in the calendar.
  • You will receive one copy of the 2018 GRRA calendar per entry.

Entry Fees

  • $25 per entry (includes one copy of calendar).
  • $25 for each subsequent entry (includes one copy of calendar).



  • Must include a Golden or a Labrador Retriever.
  • May include more than one dog in the photo.
  • Must not include humans in the photo.

Please include the following per photo:

  • Dog's name
  • Dog's current age
  • Whether he or she was adopted from GRRA

One dog will be chosen for the Cover Dog and “interview”. Only photos with adequate to high resolution quality will be considered. All dogs in the cover photo must have been adopted from GRRA. Past GRRA calendar participants are preferred.

Copyrighted photos will not be accepted.

Digital Photos

  • Due to loss of quality during scanning, high-resolution digital photos are preferred.
  • Digital photos should be saved in the highest resolution and in .jpg or .gif format and emailed to
  • Please include your PayPal confirmation number in the email with your photos.

Hint for a great picture: For a 4" x 6" print, the image resolution should be 640 x 480 pixels minimum and 300 dpi.


All entries must be received by midnight August 25, 2017.


  • Judging will be done by representatives of GRRA based on content and quality.
  • The decisions of the judges are final.
  • The calendar will be unveiled at the November adoption day.

GRRA reserves the right to edit, crop, and caption photos as needed. All photos become property of GRRA and may be used for promotional purposes.

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