10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 15th, 2018 in NYC. See below for official categories.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

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.


Forever Home
This four episode series introduces several rehab centers that provide shelter for unwanted animals.
Nat Geo Wild - Savage Thanksgiving
Savage Kingdom on Nat Geo Wild follows the epic struggle for survival among families of lions, hyenas and wild dogs in the African Savute. In order to drive viewers and word of mouth for the premiere of Season 2, we set out to highlight the human characteristics of these animals and show how similar family dynamics can be, even in the wild. The ...
PetSmart: A YouTube Refresh Worth Barking About
In 2017, people spent 60% more time watching YouTube than in the previous year and this trend showed no sign of slowing down. However, PetSmart faced a challenge: their YouTube channel was stagnant. Outdated training videos were no longer resonating with the audiences they needed to reach. PetSmart wanted to breathe new life into their YouTube c...
The 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show - GLOW, WKC
The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is one of the oldest sporting events in modern history. Held annually in New York City, thousands of dogs across hundreds of breeds compete for the title 'Best in Show', with tens of thousands of attendees. Millions more tune in online and on-air.Between the annual shows, however, social awareness and chatter...
The Dodo: the no. 1 digital media brand in the world for animal people
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 a halo brand for everyone who loves animals -- from people who are obsessed with their pets all the way to committed animal advocates. We create fun, authent...
The Pet Collective
The Pet Collective is the the #1 pet comedy brand in the world. We've build a destination for people to come together and laugh at adorable animals. Simply put, we think animals are the best ever! We share trending animal clips, the most entertaining memes and a host of originally produced content.The Pet Collective launched the first of its kin...


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, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city

late Deadline for Brands & Organizations

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