BlogPaws Nominates Backseat Barkers for Best Pet Blog Video Award

Backseat Barkers up for Best Pet Blog Video Award

Hop to It  is very excited to announce that the pilot for our comedy series Backseat Barkers  has been selected as a finalist for a prestigious award in the US.

Backseat Barkers is up for the “BlogPaws Best Pet Blog Video Award” at the 2016 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards. We are up against three other great pet videos in the finals. The winner will be announced at the BlogPaws Conference June 22-26, 2016 in Phoenix. Susan Nation can’t wait to walk the red carpet at the event on Saturday the 24th as a nominee.

The BlogPaws 2016 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards

“BlogPaws is the pre-eminent pet blogger influencer group in the US and globally, shaping social media excellence, influence, and education one amazing pet parent at a time.”


The 2016 Nose-to-Nose Pet Blogging and Social Media Awards acknowledge pet bloggers and microbloggers for their digital expertise, passion, and artistry.

We are very proud to have been recognized among so many fantastic, talented peers. See Fishstick’s celebrity interview above with Pet Guide.


Backseat Barkers

Backseat Barkers is a comedy video series in development under the Talent Hounds Pet umbrella. It follows a young millennial couple Sophie and Hugh and their two polar opposite pets, a greedy rescue Pug, and an athletic well-trained Border Collie (The Odd couple). The show follows this new blended family as the embark on a road trip across Ontario.

Inspired by modern relationships, rescues and traveling with dogs, Backseat Barkers is built around the comedic tension between the ensemble cast including the talking dogs (we hear their thoughts). Sophie and Hugh are madly in love and ready to compromise. The dogs, not so much.

The show also highlights different dog breed traits, promotes research before getting a pet, promotes Ontario attractions, adoption and tips when traveling with pets.

Filming at Woofstock Toronto 2016

Catch Backseat Barkers filming at major tourist attraction Woofstock 2016 held at Woodbine Park in Toronto on May 29th, 2016. Come see Fishstick at the Pug Races, or attend any of the fun events, suitable for all ages of humans and dogs.

Viral stars Doug The Pug and Crusoe The Celebrity Dachshund and other celebrities will be in attendance as well.


Hop To It already has several sponsors including Bullwrinkles Dog Treats, Dog Lovers Days and the Royal York Hotel for Woofstock signed up. They are looking for one or two more and recommendations on the best Ontario tourist attractions to visit on their road trip.


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