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We the Dogs DC is teaming up with Mascot Publishing to print an 8 x 8 hardcover photobook that will feature photos of dogs in iconic DC locations.  The book will be organized by chapters highlighting different neighborhoods throughout the Washington DC metropolitan area, including parts of Virginia and Maryland!


Photos must be submitted within the following period: February 15, 2018 through March 22, 2018.


  • Photos must be in JPEG format.

  • Please include your first and last name in the photo filename.

  • Photos should be submitted at the highest resolution possible, but must be at least 300 dpi. The shortest side of the photo must be no smaller than 3 inches.

  • The location of the photo must feature an area of the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. This area includes all of the District of Columbia, and parts of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. An example of a pawsome photo backdrop: a neighborhood mural or iconic statue.

  • Photos containing images of people are prohibited. An exception will be made if people are visible in the background of the image (ex: passerbys on the National Mall or on a city street).

  • Photos must feature at least one dog. Images containing multiple dogs are permitted.

  • Do not watermark images. All photos will contain a caption that appropriately credits the submitter.

  • You must have the right to submit the photo, either because you took it or because you have permission to submit it from the individual who took it.

  • Entries may be approved at the discretion of We the Dogs, Inc.

  • Multiple entries are permitted, but final selection is up to the discretion of the We The Dogs DC team.


  • Photo submissions will be selected by the We the Dogs DC team for inclusion in the photo book

  • Multiple entries are permitted; selection is at the discretion of We The Dogs DC.

  • Winners will be notified by email that their photo will be included in the photobook. Notification will occur prior to publication of the photobook.

Please view submission rules and eligibility below.

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