BowTie, Inc. Honored for Editorial Excellence

February 23, 2009

Dog Fancy(R) Magazine Named Best All-Breed Magazine

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ — BowTie, Inc., the world’s largest publisher of pet and animal magazines and websites, was honored with 28 nominations and nine Maxwell Awards at the annual Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA) writing competition awards ceremony and banquet on February 8, 2009 in New York, N.Y.

Dog Fancy, the world’s most widely read dog magazine, was named the best All-Breed magazine, taking home the coveted Maxwell Award, DWAA’s editorial excellence award.

“We are very pleased to have been selected Best All-Breed Magazine by DWAA,” said Dog Fancy editor Susan Chaney. “It takes an entire crew of people to make Dog Fancy the magazine that it is. Credit for this honor goes to each and every member of that crew.”

The following BowTie magazines also received the DWAA Maxwell Award:

  • Magazine, Yearbook/Annual/Special Publication: Dogs USA 2008
  • Magazine, Feature in a Single-Breed Magazine: Susan McCullough, “You Don’t Know Shih Tzu” (Shih Tzu Puppies/Popular Dogs Series)
  • Magazine Feature in a Yearbook/Annual/Special Publication: Sandy Robins, “No Bullies Here” (Bully Breeds/Popular Dogs Series)
  • Magazine, Article on Training and/or Behavior: Jacque Lynn Schultz, “Potty Particulars” (Dachshund Puppies/Popular Dogs Series)
  • Magazine, Subject-Related Series: Meredith Wargo, “Kids Can Do It” (Dogs for Kids)
  • Morris Animal Foundation Advances in Canine Veterinary Medicine Award: Matthew Schenker, “Healthy Integration” (Dog World)
  • WCFO Excellence in Canine Freestyle Media Award: Kim Campbell Thornton, “Dancing With the Dog Stars” (Dog World)

Additionally, BowTie Press, a division of BowTie, was honored for one of their books. Best in Show, written by Bo Bengtson, won for Best General Reference Book.

For more information or to schedule an interview with an editor, contact Lisa MacDonald, marketing director, at 949-855-8822, x 3345.

About BowTie, Inc.

BowTie, Inc. is the leader in special interest pet magazines, trade magazines, books and websites dedicated to pet-loving consumers, pet-supply retailers, veterinarians, breeders and pet professionals worldwide. Divisions of BowTie, Inc. include BowTie Magazines, BowTie Press, BowTie News, Thoroughbred Times Company, Global Distribution Services and www.AnimalNetwork.com.

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