Get your creative juices flowing and place your specialty catalog ads. Feature your up-and-coming stars, wish your fellow competitors good luck, thank the Specialty Committee for their hard work, or honor a special dog who has crossed the Rainbow Bridge…

We have color and black & white ads. You can specify where in the catalog you would like your ad to appear and we will do our best – but no guarantees!

How Do I Submit My Ad?

All catalog ads must be submitted to Chris Peterson, Catalog Ad Chair and must be paid for prior to submission.

Chris Peterson, Catalog Ad Chair
29400 Goulders Green
Bay Village, OH 44140.

Phone: 216-401-0614 – Acceptable call times are between 9am 6pm EDT.
Email: [email protected]

The deadline for catalog ads is Friday, July 1, 2022

For manual Payments, mail checks to Chris Peterson and make the check out to:
PWDCA National Specialty.

Be sure to provide the following information for all catalog ads:

  • Submitter’s name
  • Address
  • E-mail address
  • Phone number (where the submitter can be reached on weekdays from 10AM – 6PM CDT)

The catalog ad will be created based on your layout instructions or you may send a camera-ready ad.

Layout Ads

Please provide the following additional information for layout ads:

  • Text and photo materials for the ad
  • Ad layout instructions

Your catalog ad will be prepared according to the written instructions you provide. In your instructions be sure to include placement of the photo, if any, in relation to your text. Please indicate whether a full photo should be used or if it should be cropped for a dog. If no instruction is included, full photo will be used.

If mailing ad materials, be sure all photographs, artwork, etc. are labeled. DO NOT BEND, FOLD, TAPE or STAPLE.

Digital files may be e-mailed or sent on a USB drive.

Camera-ready Ads

Please note that camera-ready ads must be the exact dimensions for the size desired.

What type of photos/file formats are accepted?

Preferred formats are PDF, JPEG, PSD or Word Document. Photo resolution for JPEGs and scanned photos is 600 dpi.

For the best results, send original or high-quality digital photographs.

Reproductions from show catalogs, telephone books, business cards, low-res digital images or computer printouts can result in poor quality and are not guaranteed.

All catalog printing is done offset.

All e-mail questions and submittals should state the subject “PWDCA Specialty Catalog Ad”. If acknowledgement or reply to e-mail isn’t received within 3 business days of sending, contact Chris Peterson, Catalog Ad Chair to confirm receipt.

New – Purchase Catalog Ads Online

All catalog ads can now be purchased online! Catalog ad text, images, layout instructions, and camera-ready ads can also be uploaded online and sent directly to Chris Peterson, Catalog Ad Chair.

Catalog ads can be purchased one at a time. Catalog ads will show as separate line items in your online shopping cart. Any purchased catalog ads can be viewed in your National Specialty Account. Any forms can be completed later, including image uploads.