Camp Bow Wow Announces National Call to Entry for the 5th Annual Pet Calendar Contest

Nation’s Largest Pet Care Franchise Invites Pet Owners from Across the Country to Submit
Photos of Furry Friends Destined for Stardom

Online PR News – 19-September-2014 – New York, NY – (New York, NY – September 17, 2014) Camp Bow Wow®, the nation’s largest premier pet care franchise, in conjunction with its premier in-home pet care component, Home Buddies, has launched a 2015 National Calendar Photo Contest, searching for America’s most photogenic pets. The contest began on September 4th, 2014 and will end at 11:59 PM EST on September 30th, 2014. During this time, entries from pet parents of all types of animals will be accepted via Camp Bow Wow’s Facebook page.

There will be 51 winners, including a Grand Prize Winner, who will win a free year of services (valued at $3,000), which will consist of either Dog Day and Overnight Camp at Camp Bow Wow or in-home pet care by Home Buddies, along with the coveted spot on the 2015 calendar cover. All remaining 50 winners will have their irresistible mugs featured in the 2015 Camp Bow Wow Calendar and will be selected based on votes from fellow Facebook fans.

“With the launch of our fifth annual pet calendar contest, the Camp Bow Wow family is happy to be a part of a program that continues to contribute to the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation’s goal of bettering the lives of animals in need,” said Heidi Ganahl, CEO and Founder of Camp Bow Wow. “We also love having the opportunity to get to know the faces of our furry, feathery and scaly friends across the country.”

To enter the contest, participants can click on the link within Camp Bow Wow’s Corporate Facebook page, “like” the page and follow the steps to upload a favorite photo of their pet. Friends, family members and co-workers can vote for a participant’s photo once per day by liking Camp Bow Wow on Facebook and voting for their favorite entries. The official rules and photo requirements are outlined on the Facebook page and Camp Bow Wow’s corporate website

The 2015 Camp Bow Wow calendars will be available for purchase online for $14.99 at through early November and will be available at select local Camp Bow Wow and Home Buddies locations. If consumers purchase the calendar before October 1, 2014, they can received a 20% discount using the code “YappyCamper20.” One-hundred percent of proceeds will benefit the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation, Camp Bow Wow’s non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives and health of pets everywhere.

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About Camp Bow Wow
In 13 years, Camp Bow Wow, the premier pet care franchise, has grown to include over 152 locations across North America, becoming a $71 million brand. The company was recently ranked 214 out of 500 in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list in 2013 and for the fifth year in a row named to the INC. magazine 5000 list of America’s fastest growing private companies. The Camp concept provides the highest levels of fun, safety and service for its Campers, and peace of mind for their parents. Dogs romp together in an open-play environment and pricing is all-inclusive. Since the Broomfield, Colorado-based Company started franchising in 2003, Camp Bow Wow has sold more than 152 franchises in 37 states, plus one in Canada, over 41% being women-owned. In August 2014, Camp Bow Wow was acquired by VCA, Inc. (NASDAQ: WOOF), a leading animal healthcare company in the United States and Canada.

The Camp Bow Wow brand family also includes:
• Home Buddies by Camp Bow Wow – premier in home pet care
• Behavior Buddies – premier dog training
• The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation – a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives and health of dogs everywhere, through foster programs, spay and neuter efforts, disaster assistance, canine cancer research, animal welfare education, therapy dog teams and shelter improvements.