The Shelter Showdown Contest

by Kristen

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 Win up to $25,000 for your organization!


*Update: Please note that voting is closed and grant recipients have been announced. For more information please see: We thank you for your understanding and support.*

Petfinder has partnered with Pets Add Life to help more pets find homes.  A total of $50,000 will be given away to three Petfinder member organizations.  Between October 22 and November 19, 2014, your supporters and communities are encouraged to vote for their organization of choice, once per day and the organizations with the most votes win!

As a Petfinder member, your organization has been automatically included.  Now, get ready to rally your community and encourage your supporters to vote on the Pets Add Life (PAL) Facebook page starting October 22.

The Shelter Showdown Contest will award $25,000 to the grand prize winner with the most votes, followed by the second place winner receiving $15,000 and third place winner receiving $10,000.

To vote, shelter supporters can simply ‘Like’ the PAL Facebook page at and click the Shelter Showdown app or visit Participants can simply search and vote for their shelter or rescue organization of choice once per 24 hour period through November 19, 2014 at Noon EST. Vote daily and keep an eye on the updated leaderboard!

Engage your community in helping your shelter or rescue group win. Share on your social media pages, newsletters, web site, at your shelter or offsite adoption location and at events throughout the duration of the contest! The contest is open October 22, 2014 at Noon EST through November 19, 2014 at Noon EST. The top three shelters with the most votes win and will be announced and notified November 19, 2014, during National Get a Pal For Your Pet Day.

Good luck!