Is your fur baby a star?  Do people say your dog should be in commercials?  Well now is your chance to give your best friend his big break!

Photo credit: Unsplash Dushyant Kuma
Photo credit: Unsplash Dushyant Kuma

Chewy is launching its first-ever Star Wars casting call today in honor of May 4th!  Chewy just released an exclusive Star Wars Collection with everything from toys and apparel to bowls and beds, they're looking for the perfect pooch to promote it!

Is your pet a Chewbacca lookalike?  If he or she looks the part, your pet will star in the next Chewy Star Wars campaign!  They're taking submissions during the entire month of May.

Here Is How To Enter The Chewy Casting Call

  1. Share a photo of your Chewie-lookalike pet on social media
  2. Tag @Chewy
  3. Use the hashtags: #ChewyCastingCall and #Maythe4thBeWithYou

Here Is What You And Your Pet Win

If your pet has the best resemblance to Chewbacca they will win lots of free stuff and bragging (or should I say wagging) rights! The VIP (Very Important Pet) gift package includes:

A Professional Photo Shoot At Chewy Studios

Spotlight On

Spotlight on Chewy's social media pages

A Box Full Of Goodies From The Star Wars Collection At Chewy

Framed Photos And Personalized Items

Pets And Chewbacca May Have More In Common Than You Think: 

Did you know that Chewbacca was inspired by Star Wars creator, George Lucas’ furry best friend, Indiana, an Alaskan Malamute dog?  Yep. Facts.  Several animals have been known to resemble Star Wars characters including dog breeds like Shih Tzus, Brussels Griffons, and Briards.  Over 16,000 Chewy customers have named their pets after Star Wars characters.  The top 10 names include:   

  • Luke
  • Leia
  • Chewie
  • Kylo
  • Yoda
  • Chewbacca
  • Anakin
  • Princess Leia
  • Kylo Ren
  • Han Solo

Are you going to enter your prized pooch in the contest?  If you do we would love to see your pics too! Email me at

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