WeHo Cutest Dog Contest




Is your dog WeHo’s cutest?

Schnauzers and dachshunds. Cockapoos and bulldogs. Rescue mutts and AKC-registered royals. West Hollywood is famous for its dogs and the men and women who love them.

WEHOville is celebrating our town’s love for man’s (and woman’s) best friend with the second annual WeHo’s Cutest Dog contest, sponsored by Just Food for Dogs (JFFD), which opens Oct. 1 with a menu that will make your own mouth water.

To enter your dog:

1. Send a pic via email to wehocutestdog@wehoville.com or snap a pick of your nominee and post it on Instagram with #wehocutestdog.

2. Include your name and the name of your cute companion (important for prize delivery!).

3. Contest ends at midnight Oct. 2.


Grand Prize (WeHo’s Cutest Dog)

• Profile of the Cutest Dog on WEHOville.com
• $100 JFFD Gift Card
• 10 Professional portraits of your dog by Dogma Pet Portraits dogmapetportraits.com
• Your dog featured on 5,000 of JFFD’s brochures
• Your dog’s picture featured on JFFD and WEHOville’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
• A JFFD insulated shopping bag, promotional pen and JFFD tennis ball



Three Runners Up

• $50 JFFD Gift Card
• Photos featured on JFFD and WEHOville’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
• A JFFD insulated shopping bag, promotional pen and JFFD tennis ball


Everyone wins! All contestants will receive a $5 gift card.

Winners will be announced and prizes awarded from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 12 at Just Food For Dogs, 7870 Santa Monica Blvd., at Fairfax. Treats and snacks for all. Contestant $5 gift cards may only be redeemed during the ceremony hours.


Our judges:


Dr. Oscar Chavez - Just Food For DogsDr. Oscar Chavez: Dr. Chavez is a Southern California native, UC Berkeley alumni, and graduated veterinary school in 2006 from the Royal Veterinary College in London. He joined the faculty of the Animal and Veterinary Science department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in 2009. He was Director of the Animal Health Science vet tech program from 2010 – 2013, and remains an adjunct faculty and professor of canine clinical nutrition. His current role is Director of Veterinary Nutrition and Education at JustFoodForDogs LLC. He is a member of the American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition, member of the Multidisciplinary Committee of the California Veterinary Medical Board, member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, and proud pet parent of his 16 year old Golden Retriever, Rey.




Dr. TegzesDr. John Tegzes: Dr. John Tegzes is a veterinary toxicologist at the College of Veterinary Medicine of Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. After graduating from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, he worked as a veterinarian in a companion animal practice in Portland, OR. Later he pursued specialty training in clinical toxicology at UC Davis, and then joined the faculty of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Western U here in southern California. He lives in West Hollywood with two dogs and two cats.






Dr. Mark HiebertDr. Mark Hiebert: Dr. Hiebert studied veterinary medicine at Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Canada and has been practicing since 1990. He started and was president of a branch of the British Columbia SPCA and served on the BC Veterinary Medical Association for 5 years, one as president. In 2001, Dr. Heibert joined the medical team at VCA TLC Animal Hospital and shortly afterward became a partner. He now serves as Medical Director, and VCA TLC Animal Hospital has since become his home away from home. Dr. Hiebert is a member of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society and Southern California Veterinary Medical Associations. He also has a special interest in critical care medicine as well as surgery. He’s been a vet in WeHo for 13 years, and loves living and working here.




Our sponsor:

We started JustFoodForDogs with one simple, primary objective – to increase the quality and length of life for as many dogs as possible through the food they eat. All of our food is made from ingredients certified by the USDA for human consumption and we add all of the necessary nutrients to make our meals complete and balanced. Our recipes are developed by our own team which includes a veterinarian, nutritionist, pet chef and a cadre of dogs and dog lovers.

We’re coming to WeHo on Oct. 1! To read more about our opening in West Hollywood, please visit us at justfoodfordogs.com or for daily updates visit us on our Facebook page.

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