Your Pup Could be Farm Dog of the Year

July 2020

Farmers and ranchers are invited to submit nominations for the 2021 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year contest, brought to you by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company.

The contest celebrates farm dogs who work alongside their people to bring nutritious food to our tables and our pet’s bowls.

The grand prize winner, Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year, will win a year’s supply of Purina dry dog food and $5,000 in prize money. The winner will be recognized at a Farm Dog of the Year award ceremony at the American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention in January. Up to four runners-up will win $1,000 each in prize money.

Eligibility guidelines and submission requirements are available online at

Farm Dog of the Year nominations, which include written responses to questions, still photos, must be received by Aug. 20, 2020. Late entries will not be accepted. Winners will be notified on Sept.17, 2020.