Starting May the 4th, Chewy is hosting a casting call on social media for pets that look like Yoda to star in an out-of-this-galaxy campaign. 

Starting May the 4th, Chewy is hosting a casting call on social media for pets that look like Yoda to star in an out-of-this-galaxy campaign. Chewy is searching for a Yoda pet lookalike to star in an out-of-this-galaxy Star Wars campaign. The best Yoda will embark on an epic mission and receive a custom professional photoshoot, spotlight on their website and social media, along with fun items from The Star Wars Collection at Chewy and Chewy’s Personalized Shop.

Star Wars Day and Chewy announcement poster.
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Image of cat-related products from Chewy's Star Wars collection.
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The Star Wars Collection at Chewy

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This collection has all the gear you and your pet need to celebrate this beloved saga.

Join the fun side with toys featuring your favorite characters like Yoda of course, Grogu, Chewbacca, Stormtroopers, R2-D2, C-3PO, the Millennium Falcon and Death Star, and many more! Show off your Star Wars love with bandanas, apparel, collars, leashes, beds, bowls and treat jars.

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Did you know over 20,000 Chewy customers have named their pets after Star Wars characters? 

Yoda is the #5 most popular name! Not only do pets share a name with Yoda, but many resemble Yoda as well… take #yodacat and #yodadog for starters! A few breeds known for their Yoda-like characteristics are Sphynx cats, Frenchies, Corgis, Pugs, Terriers, Basengis, Bulldogs, Chihuahuas, Portuguese Podengos, and the list goes on.

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Does your pet have what it takes to put the “star” in Star Wars? 

Do they have Yoda’s pointy ears or wise wrinkles? Are they inspirational and always teaching you a lesson? Are they legendary and adorable? Awaken the creative force within and enter the casting call! May the 4th be with you!

Dog image from Chewy images
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Awaken the creative force within! Chewy is searching near and far for all Yoda pet lookalikes.
The best Yoda will embark on an epic mission for an out-of-this-galaxy campaign featuring Star Wars items available only at Chewy. Does your pet have Yoda’s pointy ears or wise wrinkles? Are they inspirational and always teaching you a lesson? Are they legendary yet adorable?
Submissions will be accepted starting on Star Wars Day, May 4, through the month of May. All you need to do is share a photo of your Yoda lookalike pet on social media, tag @Chewy, and use the hashtags #ChewyCastingCall and #Maythe4thBeWithYou.

-Excerpt from Star Wars casting call

Submissions will be accepted from May 4 – May 31.  

Cat in The Mandalorian Grogu Bed. Image from Chewy
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Star Wars The Mandalorian Grogu Covered Dog Bed
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How to Enter the Chewy Star Wars Casting Call:  

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

VIP (Very Important Pet) Prize Package:  

  1. Professional photoshoot with Chewy Studios  
  2. Spotlight on Chewy.com
  3. Spotlight on Chewy’s social media pages  
  4. Box full of goodies from The Star Wars Collection at Chewy 
  5. Framed photos and personalized items 

Chewy Customers’ Favorite Star Wars Names for Pets:

  1. Chewie/Chewy
  2. Luke 
  3. Leia/Princess Leia
  4. Kylo/Kylo Ren
  5. Yoda
  6. Chewbacca
  7. Ahsoka
  8. Anakin
  9. Grogu
  10. Han Solo

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