Pick My Pet!

A contest to feature your four-legged best friend

Is your furry pal the cutest, sweetest, most talented, or funniest pet around?

Lyons is home to maybe the world’s greatest dog park, and the cast of characters there is just as colorful as the people in town. And we want to meet them all! Share what makes your pet special and not only will you get a chance to have your furry friend be the Lyons Paws featured pet in our next issue, but our featured pet will also win an amazing handmade collar from Lyons’ own Tie-Dyed Turtle Natural Living!

If you live in, or just love Lyons, tell us all about your best furry pal, sending along a photo to go with it, and we’ll pick one entry to share in our next issue, while you and your pet select a shiny new collar from Tie-Dyed Turtle Natural Living.

Tie-Dyed Turtle Natural Living makes your active outdoor lifestyle better for you and your pet. Their handmade dog and cat collars (along with matching leashes) that are both strong enough to stand up to rough-and-tumble play and come in wide range of fun patterns and colors. From Colorado-themed designs, holiday patterns, fun prints—including llamas, turtles, and Snoopy!—to any team you can think of, Tie-Dyed Turtle will make your pet the hit of the dog park. And their original Hugs, not Bugs – Natural & Organic Bug Spray repels pesky bugs from you and your pet to make your time outside more enjoyable. And the best part—all of their products are handmade right here in Lyons, Colorado!

Enter Your Pet!

Our contest has ended.
Congratulations to our winner, Willow! You can read what Willow’s person shared about her here.


Contest Rules

Contest begins on January 26, 2020 and ends on February 16, 2020 at 5:00 p.m., Mountain Standard Time. Contestants must submit a written statement about their pet (preferably at least two paragraphs in length), and one photograph of their pet as a JPEG file sized at 2,000 pixels on the long edge (and no larger than 10MB). Entries should be submitted through the form above.

No purchase necessary. Contest entrants must be residents of Colorado and in a location where such Contests are not prohibited by law. Contest entrants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age on the date of entry. Individuals affiliated with Lyons Living and their respective immediate family and household members are not eligible. Limit one entry per person per Contest. Multiple, automated or scripted entries will be disqualified.

Winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received, unless otherwise specified. Odds of winning will depend on the number of entries received. Winners will be notified by Lyons Living by e-mail. If the winner cannot be notified in a 48-hour period, Lyons Living reserves the right to withdraw the award and select an alternative winner.

One prize of a collar (up to $20 value) of the winner’s choice from options available at the time of winner announcement on the Tie-Dyed Turtle Natural Living Etsy site will be awarded. Prize is not redeemable for cash, is non-transferable, and may not be substituted for another prize. Prize is offered “as is” with no written, express, or implied warranty. Any prize not claimed within fourteen (14) days will be forfeited by the winner.

Lyons Living reserves the right to edit and/or modify submitted text or images. By entering this Lyons Living contest, entrants expressly consent and agree to permit Lyons Living to use entrants’ name, provided photograph,, and statements, for advertising, fundraising, promotional or publicity purposes in all media, including (but not limited to) lyonsliving.org, in perpetuity, without compensation and agree to execute specific consent forms if requested.

Lyons Living shall have the final decision on any and all claims concerning this Contest and reserves the right to disqualify any contestant if these Official Rules are not followed. Entrants release Lyons Living and its contributors, officers and agents from any liability, including personal injury or property damage, with respect or related to the receipt and/or use of any prize awarded.

Lyons Living reserves the right amend the rules to any contest at any time. These rules are subject to change at the sole discretion of Lyons Living.