Our help section is full of useful information
Q: What is DoggyLottery?
A: DoggyLottery is a not for profit company that raises money for dog rescue centres around the UK.
Q: Why should I play?
A: You will be helping dog rescue centres in desperate need of support and may also win a cash prize in the process.
Q: Where does the money go?
A: For every £1.50 played minus card processing fees, 60% goes to the dog charities and 30% is split between the prize winners. The remaining 10% is used to run the lottery and administration costs.
Q: How do I play?
A: Step 1: Choose your favourite dog (rescue centre) from the 5 featured for that week, Step 2: Pay for your entry. For the complete terms and conditions please click here.
Q: How do I know I have been entered?
A: You will receive an email confirming your entry. You will automatically be entered into the draw. You will be entered the same amount of times according to the amount of tickets bought.
Q: Can I choose my own numbers?
A: We are not currently able to allow ‘pick your own’ number selection. If this feature is important to you, please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: How do I vote if I am a weekly subscriber?
A: The first time you enter, you will be asked to vote for your favourite dog (rescue centre). Each week your vote will go to the same rescue centre. Once the round has ended and the new 5 rescue centres come onboard, you will be sent an email to vote again. Your vote will then stay the same for the 4 week period until the next change over.
Q: Can you guarantee the lottery is fair?
A: Yes, every entry has an equal chance of winning, and the winners are drawn at random by our random number generator.
Q: What can I win?
A: You can be one of 20 prize winners. 30% of the total funds raised will be used for the prize fund. The prizes are divided as follows:
1st prize – 50% of prize fund (one winner)
2nd prize – 25% of prize fund (divided between 4 winners)
3rd prize – 25% of prize fund (divided between 15 people)
Q: How do I know if I have won?
A: All winners will automatically be sent an email. You can also check the list of winners which will be published each week on our website. Prizes will be paid within 14 days of the draw.
Q: When does the weekly draw take place?
A: The draws are held every week on Saturday at 8pm.
Q: How are the charities picked that participate?
A: Every 4 weeks, 5 charities participate. The charities are either chosen by DoggyLottery after a thorough selection process or by the public through our Doggy X-factor voting system. People can send in their suggestions of the dog charities that they think should participate. Once approved by us, they will go onto our Charity X-factor list. We will then collect votes. After a pre-determined and advertised time, the top charities will go into the next round.