13th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media and digital channels, campaigns, websites and applications. The regular deadline is on February 4th, 2020.

From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Pets and Animals

Organizations, brands or publications targeting pet-owners and animal lovers and enthusiasts are eligible for this award. This award recognizes the best efforts across social media platforms to engage and impress this particular demographic.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Learn about International Pet-Friendly Hotels, Resorts, and Destinations for you and your Fur-iend with #TRAVELINGTINK! Instagram celebrity/model Tinkerbelle the dog (@tinkerbellethedog) has a itch for traveling the world diva style with her human. Tinkerbelle is a well-traveled social media canine that provides tips for a perfect vacation. Throug…
BARK: Creating Hilarious Content for Dogs (And Their People)
BARK's goal with the content it shares in every BarkBox and on social media is about forming a deeper relationship with dog people than they have with any other brand in their lives.The metric goals of BARK's strategy have never been specific, instead they are directional and holistic. Instead of chasing specific engagement metrics on a certain ch…
The Cat Rap
Contrary to popular belief, cats don't have nine lives. In fact, for abandoned felines, defending their one life is a daily struggle—fighting off contagious diseases, parasite infestations, exposure, poisoning and attacks by predators.Of those lucky enough to end up in adoption shelters, nearly 1 million cats and kittens are euthanized each year i…
The Dodo -- The #1 Most-Viewed Animal Brand on Digital
The Dodo is the #1 digital media brand in the world for animal people, owning the animal category across social platforms including Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat. We're committed to creating fun, entertaining, emotional, animal-related content — everything from cute viral videos to heartwarming rescue stories and meaningful ad…
Wild Times
Wild Times is a 2018 digital version of a variety show...with animals. Lots of animals!The Irwin Family takes us inside their beloved Australia Zoo, created by their late father, Steve, as a part of their mission to protect the world's wildlife. From crocodiles to red pandas, Bindi, Robert and Terri tell us everything we need to know about these w…


About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, Snapchat, and the rest of the social web.

the Regular entry deadline is on February 4th, 2021.