PetFoodDirect.com Launches Contest to Award $5,000 in Pet Food and Treats to One Deserving Rescue or Shelter Organization
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — PetFoodDirect.com has launched the Feeding Fido & Friends Rescue Tales Contest on Facebook. The nationwide contest invites pet lovers to tell their Rescue Tales of inspirational pets and the rescues or shelters that helped them beat the odds. The winning organization will receive $5,000 in pet food and treats to continue rebuilding pets’ lives.
“As a company built on providing food for our four-legged friends, it’s important to us that we do our part in caring for animals in need,” states Brock Weatherup, CEO of PetFoodDirect.com. “We launched this contest to help support the amazing work done by rescue and shelter organizations across the country. They’re giving pets a second chance each and every day.”
Now through December 18, pet lovers can submit their Rescue Tales on PetFoodDirect.com’s Facebook page. A team of judges will carefully select 10 finalists with the most moving stories and post them on Facebook in early January. Voting will be open to the entire Facebook community for two weeks to determine the most inspirational Rescue Tale.
The winning rescue or shelter organization will receive $5,000 in pet food and treats from the contest’s sponsors – Eukanuba, Fancy Feast, Greenies, Halo, Pounce and World’s Best Cat Litter. Each of the nine finalists will receive a $100 gift certificate from PetFoodDirect.com.
PetFoodDirect.com is the nation’s largest online retailer of pet food, pet meds and pet supplies. With over 148 brands of pet food and more than 16,000 top-quality pet products in stock, PetFoodDirect.com offers pet parents the largest selection of supplies with the convenience of repeat home delivery.