1. The Rufus & Coco ‘What a Dog Wants’ competition is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winner. Each entry will be individually judged, based upon creative merit. All entries must be an independent creation by the entrant and free of any claims that they infringe third party rights.
  2. The Promoter of this competition is Pooches at Play Pty Ltd (registered business address: PO Box 7338 Brighton VIC 3186; ABN 33 149 753 551).
  3. The Sponsor of this competition is Rufus & Coco (registered business address: Cremorne Town Offices, Level 1, Suite 11 & 12B, 287 Military Rd, Cremorne NSW 2090; ABN 56 123 213 079).
  4. Entries will be judged by a representative of the competition Sponsor at its registered business address and announced the following day on the Pooches at Play Instagram and Facebook pages by a representative of the Promoter located at its registered business address.
  5. Entrants must use the Instagram social media platform, or direct entry form, via the Pooches at Play website competition page to be eligible to win.
  6. To enter entrants must share their best photo of their pooch and their grooming problem with the hashtag #WhatADogWants (on instagram) and tell us in 25 words or less what your pet wants to help them look and feel furrific!
  7. Entrants must also Follow and Tag @PoochesatPlay and @RufusandCoco in their Instagram entry.
  8. Entrants must be 13+years of age and must be residents of Australia. Guardian consent will be required before prizes are distributed to entrants under the age of 18 years.
  9. Winners will be decided at the judge’s discretion and based on creative merit.
  10. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant’s identity and address) and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process, or who submits and entry that is not in accordance with these Conditions of Entry, or who submits an entry that the Promoter, in its sole discretion, deems to be offensive including but not limited to profanity, animal cruelty, potentially insulting, scandalous, inflammatory or defamatory images or language, or otherwise not in keeping with the spirit of the competition.
  11. The judges’ decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  12. Directors, employees of the competition Promoter and Sponsor and their immediate family, and agencies and other Sponsors associated with this promotion are not eligible to enter.
  13. All entries become and remain the property of the Promoter and agencies associated with this promotion and the Promoter may use the entrants name and photographs for any commercial purpose, including future promotional marketing and publicity purposes.
  14. The Promoter reserves the right to withdraw or amend the competition as necessary due to circumstances outside its control.
  15. All prizes are non-exchangeable, non-transferable and non-redeemable for cash.
  16. 5 x Daily Prize Packs valued at over $30 RRP each will be awarded where a suitable level of entries are received each day and each containing an 1 x Rufus & Coco Self Cleaning Slicker Brush and 4 in 1 Pamper Spray. The Promoter reserves the right to award additional prizes on other days where insufficient entries are received on one particular day. (70 in total to giveaway over 14 days, with a total value of $2,100)
  17. The Major Prize winner will receive $500 worth of grooming supplies including shampoos, shine spray, flea treatments, odour and stain removers, dry shampoo, brush, clippers and more. The total pack may include multiples of products from the range where required to reach the total value. Visit www.rufusandcoco.com.au to view the full product range.
  18. Daily winner entries open at 12:01am and end at 11:59pm (AEST). Entrants may submit multiple photographs for consideration during the 14 day competition period, but are only eligible to win a maximum of one daily prize on any given day.
  19. The Promoter or Sponsor shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential loss) or for personal injury which is suffered or sustained, in connection with the prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by laws.
  20. By entering the competition, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these rules.
  21. In the event that for any reason whatsoever a winner does not accept the prize within 90 days of the prize winner being announced and contacted by the Promoter the prize will be forfeited by the winner and cash will not be awarded in lieu of the prize.
  22. The personal information required by the Promoter for the purpose of contacting each winner is protected by the Privacy Act 1988. The Promoter will not disclose this information to other parties in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988, other than to notify prize Sponsors and suppliers that are required to directly contact and liaise with prize winners in relation to the redemption of their prize.
  23. By entering the competition entrants and daily prize winners agree their email may be used for further marketing e-communications by the Promoter, the option to unsubscribe from these future communications will always be provided to the entrant.
  24. Daily and Major Prize winners will be tagged on the Promoter’s Instagram announcement post and sent a Direct Message to their account requesting their full name, email address, age, dog breed and phone number via return DM or supplied email address. If a winner is not on Instagram, they will be sent notification via email.
  25. The winner has 30 days to respond with their contact and any other relevant details required by the Promoter to supply their prize.
  26. If the Promoter is unable to contact the winner within 30 days of the announcement and the Promoter has made every effort to contact them with the information provided by the entrant then the promotion has the right to withhold the Daily Prize and/or award the Major Prize to another valid entrant.
  27. Daily prize winners will be announced on the Pooches at Play Instagram and Facebook pages.
  28. The Overall Winner will be announced on the Pooches at Play Instagram and Facebook pages and featured on the Pooches at Play Social Media Sensations section of the website at www.poochesatplay.com


This competition is no way sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram, Inc. By entering, entrants confirm they are 13+ years of age, release Instagram of responsibility, and agree to Instagram’s term of use.