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.

Best in Pets and Animals

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

See previous winners and honorees here.


Exploding Kittens partners with Best Friends Animal Society to rescue cats across the country
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Exploding Kittens was determined to induce joy and laughter during an otherwise gloomy era. In an effort to carry out this goal, they created A Game of Cat & Mouth,…
Koalas of NYC
The objectives of the campaign were to raise awareness around the devastating impact of the Australian bushfires, particularly the Australian wildlife affected, and raise money for WIRES (Wildlife Inform…
Meow Mix Remix Campaign
Cats are finicky and their owners switch brands often in search of food their cats like. Meow Mix was no longer relevant or distinct; it became another offering on the shelf. We needed to leverage the br…
Monstrous Results
About This Entry: The Frightening Truth About Dogs and Noises Everyone knows that loud noises can be scary for some dogs. In fact, 2 out of 3 dogs are sent into a panic from loud, sudden sounds—shaki…
Prime Video’s “The Pack” Packed Weekend
What if, just for one weekend, we honored the unconditional love and unmatched bond between humans and dogs with a weekend unlike any other? To celebrate the premiere of The Pack, Amazon Prime Video c…
The Pet Collective
For the whole-heartedly pet obsessed, The Pet Collective exists to bring joy to pets and their parents with the best pet videos, news, products, how-to’s, and more. One of the top pet-focused media prope…
Tito's Handmade Vodka "Wings of Rescue"
The quarantine pup. We’ve all seen it and maybe some of us have gotten our own. In fact, interest in adopting dogs has been at an all-time-high for the last 8 months - It is arguably one of the bright sp…


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.

winners will be announced in may. follow us to be notified!