King & Queen Pledge Drive

Why Join the Pledge Drive?


Money raised during the 12th Annual Dogtoberfest Pledge Drive goes towards helping animals at Suncoast Animal League. 

Pledge Drive Details:


  • Highest vote-getting male and female dog will be crowned "King & Queen of Dogtoberfest"
  • Next highest two male and two female dogs will be introduced as "The Court"
  • Each vote is ONLY $1
  • Go to Crowdrise to register online 
  • Click "Join Now" at the top and get started!
  • Tell family and friends to vote for YOUR dog
  • Winning announcements will be made at 1:30 on stage


Great Prizes!


King & Queen will be featured:

  • 2020 Dogtoberfest flyer/poster
  • 2020 Dogtoberfest website
  • Plus...a photo shoot!

Getting Started is Easy!  Just Follow these Simple Steps...


STEP 1: Think About What Inspired You to Participate in the Dogtoberfest Pledge Drive

  1. Did you adopt a pet from Suncoast Animal League? Make your page “In Honor” or “In Memory” of your pet.
  2. Did a special story on our Facebook page encourage you to get involved? Copy and paste the story onto your fundraising page.
  3. Share photos and a story of your special pet.

STEP 2: Set a $$ Fundraising Goal

  1. Think about what Suncoast Animal League needs to help animals and make that your goal.
  2. The average cost to prepare an animal for adoption is $350, which includes medical exams, tests, microchip, vaccinations and spay/neuter surgery.
  3. Visit our Facebook page to find a special animal in need and make their rehabilitation or surgery cost your fundraising goal. 

STEP 3: Register Online

Create your own online Fundraising page where you get to express your passion and your purpose.  Need assistance registering?  Email us at


  1. Click here to register online on Crowdrise.
  2. Click Join Now at the top of the page and follow the instructions.
  3. Share a story about a special animal on your fundraising page.
  4. Share your page with family, friends and on social media sites.
  5. Start collecting pledges!
  6. Join us at "Dogtoberfest."



2013 Court

King & Queen 2012 Winners

Below are the winners of the "King & Queen" contest at Dogtoberfest 2012.  Combined, these two dogs' owners raised nearly $6,000 to help animals at Suncoast Animal League.  Their dogs were crowned King Hans & Queen Ava of Dogtoberfest and are featured on all marketing materials for the 6th Annual Dogtoberfest in 2013. 


Congratulations to our reigning King & Queen of Dogtoberfest 2012, and thank you to everyone who participated in the King & Queen pledge drive.  Overall, the King & Queen Pledge Drive raised more than $11,000 to help abused, neglected and unwanted animals.   



King & Queen Photo Shoot

One of the prizes for the King & Queen is a free photo shoot.  Check out some of the pictures taken during the photo shoot for King Hans and Queen Ava.

2012 Court