GROUPS~~Usually if you have more than 2-3 dogs, they do a group and you will be assigned another group of dogs. You buy your group a bunch of gifts for that group to share and the group that has your name would buy your dogs a bunch of toys to share.
SINGLES~~are of course single dogs. If you have 2 dogs, you could be a group or you could go single, it just depends on how many gifts you want to buy. If 2 dogs go single, then they would buy 2 gifts and receive 2 gifts.
~~For the overseas doggies, we match them up with other doggies close by in the same area, so that you are not shipping to the US to save $$,
The first yr we had 15 singles and 6 groups.
The second yr we had 37 singles and 10 groups.
The third yr we had 27 singles and 16 groups
The deadline to sign up is Nov 5th. There are NO EXCEPTIONS!!! no ands, ifs or buts about it. Once the names are out, it is very hard to add you in. So remember Nov 5th, mark your calendars.
You can sign-up from now until Nov 5th and then names would be posted on Nov. 7th. Once the names are posted, you get in contact with your name and get their mailing addresses and any information about what the dogs likes and doesn't like.
The deadline for mailing your gift would be Dec. 3rd, so that gives almost a whole month to shop and get it all packaged. For those that live out of the US, you might want to send early depending on how your mail is and how close your partner is to you so keep that in mind ok?
The cost for a single is $10.00 and for a group is from $15.00 -$20.00. But.....remember...ONLY sign up if you really want to do this and can follow through. I can not emphasize this enough!! We have had a few in the past yrs where a dog didn't get a gift because their name didn't follow through and that isn't fair and is no fun fur my mom!! She kinda goes well....lets say....spastic!! Ha! You know what they say: If Mom isn't Happy, then no ones Happy!! and I love a Happy mom!! Last year, it was so super smooth, no problems and everyone got their gifts and we were really pleased about that.
To join I need you to send me an e-mail. In this e-mail, I will need:
Your blog addy
All the dogs names that are in the drawing
and what state/country that you live it.
Send to: email@example.com
If you are interested, go ahead and start signing up for either a group or a single by leaving a comment, and if you live outside the US also let me know what country you live in, in your comment. One fun thing about the exchange is that you get to meet new friends, so here's to friends and good ole Santa Paws!!
Holly, Abby, Kori and Scarlett (All things Collie)
Mitch and Molly
Koira and Pallo (My life with flyball dogs)
Winston, Aimee, and Bella (Hounddogs)
Sam, Owen, Jetta and Tuvia (My dog Sam)
Stella Rose, Sam, and Dietzman the cat (The 3 little Pugs)
Malcolm, Izzie, Venus and Sugar (Kilraeke Westies)
Floyd and Dougall (Dougall Diaries)
Baily, Mesa, Big Carl and Tori (Dog is God in reverse)
Dory, Bilbo, Jakey and Arty (Dory's Backyard)
Chip, Tasha and Anna Rose (The Dachsies With Moxie)
Lilly and Piper (Rocky Creek Scotties)
Maggie Mae and MaxSINGLES:
Ruby the airdale pup
Molly the Wally
Madi the Diva
Wallace (tea with Mrs Kee)
Freya Rose Blossom