PetSafe’s third annual Bark for Your Park contest kicks off immediately, providing $200,000 in prize cash for the event of off-leash canine parks in 5 U.S. cities.
Nominations are being accepted and voting carried out by May 31 at Petsafe.internet. Fifteen finalists will likely be chosen June 5.
The winners, chosen after extra voting at on PetSafe’s web site and Facebook web page, will likely be introduced July 31.
One U.S. metropolis will obtain a $100,000 grand prize good for the development or renovation of a canine park.
“We know that dog parks are a great addition to any town–large or small–for dogs and their owners to get outside, exercise, socialize and enjoy the pet-friendly offerings in their communities,” says Randy Boyd, president and CEO of PetSafe, a Knoxville, Tenn., maker of pet habits and life-style merchandise. “We’re looking forward to cities across the nation whose residents love their pets as much as we do to jump at this opportunity.”
Four runners-up, together with the town with the very best proportion of votes per capita, will obtain $25,000 every to place towards native canine park plans.
The 2012 winner was Texarkana, Ark., which acquired $100,000 after accumulating essentially the most votes of the 15 finalist cities.
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