Are you ready to start the first #DDUPawtographaday Challenge? We have lots of fun themes planned for the month ahead and are excited to see your photos.

At the beginning of the month we will share the full month’s daily themes for those of you that like to plan ahead. More the impromptu type? No problem! At the beginning of the week we will also share the weekly themes in a mini-post. And, if you’re on the run and not sure what the theme of the day is you can just check in at #DDUpawtographaday to pick up where you left off.

#DDUPawtographaday :: February/ March 2016 

DDUpawtographaday March 2016

29 ME  :: Introduce yourself! We want to see a photo of you. It may be a new photo or an old favourite.

01 PEANUT BUTTER ::  It’s National Peanut Butter Day. How pawfect is it that National Peanut Butter Day falls on a Tuesday? Peanut butter makes for a fab tongue out Tuesday pic.

02 HAT :: Inspired by Dr Seuss Day and his famous book, The Cat In the Hat.

03 BOOK :: It’s world Book Day! Dress up as a character from a book, laze around in bed and red a book. Peek out from behind a book. Maybe you’ve chewed a book…?

04 CHILL :: It’s House of Cards Day and we know you love to #NetFlixandChill

05 MARDI GRAS :: Whip out your feathers, your sequins and bright, shiny things. It’s Mardi Gras in Australia!

06 TEETH :: Show us your pearly whites for World Dentist Day.

07 WORK :: Them Monday feels. Do you go to work with your human or stay at home?

08 MUM :: Celebrate your Mum on International Women’s Day.

09 DOLL :: It’s Barbie’s Birthday. Get your Barbie on or celebrate the day with your favourite doll or toy.

10 CUTE :: Work it, your cuteness that is.

11 FRIYAY : Congratulations, you’ve made it to Friday. Share your FriYAY!

12 FLOWER :: in your hair, in your garden, in the park. Bloom with us.

13 SLEEP :: Sunday, the day of rest. Snuggle on down.

14 PI(E) :: Pi Day, because everypawdy should celebrate a mathematical holiday. Even if it is with pie.

15 SMILE :: The prettiest thing you can wear is a smile.

16 FOOD :: You can thank us later for including a Pi(e) and Food theme in one week.

17 GREEN :: It’s St Patrick’s Day! Food, dancing and anything green work for the festival of Irish culture.

18 AWKWARD :: We all had those awkward moments. Let’s celebrate them together on World Awkward Moments Day.

19 NATURE :: Join the estimated 100 million people worldwide ‘switching off’ to participate in Earth Hour and drawing attention to global warming. Spend a moment with nature and share it with us before you ‘switch off for the hour’.

20 FALL / SPRING ::  This month we see a change of season. Show us how you’re welcoming in the new season.

21 BIRD :: Pay homage to that little blue bird of Twitter and the first tweet made on 2006.

22 WATER :: Do you love to swim in it? Walk by it? Prefer it in frozen form of snow? Beach side, river side or in the snow, water photos are one of our favourite themes.

23 PUPPY :: Oh my, oh my – it’s Puppy Day! Need we say more?!

24 SUPER HERO :: On World Super Hero Day share channel your inner hero. Everyone has a super hero within.

25 FISH :: Add your own variation to the theme which is of cultural significance to some on Easter Friday.

26  BUNNY :: We love the Easter Bunny! Does he visit your house?

27 EGGS :: What the Easter Bunny leaves behind on Easter Sunday. Show us how you are enjoying Easter Sunday.

28 FAMILY :: In Australia, we embrace many cultures and religions. Whether you observe the tradition of Easter, in Australia Easter Monday is a time often spent with family. We’d love to meet yours.

29 BED :: Do you have your own? Do you share one? Where is your snuggly space?

30 PARK :: Trees, grass, birds and other puppers. Parks can be the BEST fun! What is the outdoors like where you live?

How to play DDUPawtographaday

As this is our first month of challenges, you might be wondering how to play. It’s easy!

Simply follow the daily prompt to inspire your pawtograph of the day. Snap a pawtograph of your dog with the daily theme and share your photo with the community on:


  • Upload the pawtograph to Instragram and create a caption for your pawtograph. You might like to include the day and the theme in your caption {for example Day 1 | Me}, or not – it’s entirely up to you!
  • post your photo using #DDUpawtographaday – if you don’t use the hashtag we won’t see your pawtograph
  • Publish your pawtograph

Once you’ve published your pawtograph, be sure to like and comment on other pawtographs from the community. You may even find some new favourite accounts to follow.


Exactly as you would for Instagram (above) with the bonus of being able to post to our Facebook Group!

Request to join the Group here. We’ll make sure you’re added to the community super-quick so you can start sharing your pawtographs with us.

Each day we will select four pawsome photos to share on the Doxies Down Under Facebook page.

Jump here to grab Week 1 themes only. Remember to join the Group and share your photos using #DDUpawtographaday! Is there a theme you’d like to request for next month? Let us know in the comments below.


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