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May 22, 2012
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Bark for Your Park 2012 launches

TAHOE/TRUCKEE — Has your town gone to the dogs yet? Give your furry friends a pet-friendly place they can call their own — a new dog park from PetSafe! They invite your community to participate in Bark for Your Park.

Winning this year’s grand prize of $100,000 is as easy as 1-2-3. Locally, instructions 1 and 2 have been accomplished. You may vote for Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista, Kings Beach or Truckee, just log on, search for the town you would like to win, log in and vote. Or, nominate your favorite town.

1. Visit www.petsafe.net to nominate your community.

2. Complete your city’s profile page by finding available land and civic leader support by June 13.

3. Start voting each day on both www.petsafe.net and the official contest tab on PetSafe’s Facebook at www.facebook.com/PetSafeBrand.

Once your city has been nominated, PetSafe will confirm the availability of land and civic leaders’ support. You will also be able vote every day to help your city move forward in the contest. For the best chance to become a finalist, make sure your city’s page is complete and be sure you are voting each day on both www.petsafe.net and www.facebook.com/petsafebrand. This gives your city twice as many daily votes.

Vote for your city through June 13 at 5 p.m. EDT. Encourage friends, family members, civic leaders, and community members to vote to bring a dog park to your community. Remember to vote daily!-

Finalists will be announced June 15 and voting continues until 11:59:59 p.m. EDT on July 31. PetSafe will select 15 finalists to continue barking for their park by producing a video and continuing to vote each day.

Winners revealed Aug. 3. The finalist city with the most votes will receive $100,000 to build a PetSafe dog park. The runner-up and the city with the highest percentage of votes to its population will each receive $25,000.

Visit PetSafe.net for more information.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated May 22, 2012 02:14PM Published May 22, 2012 01:48PM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.