HOMEAGAIN ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF BRING PETS HOME SHOPPING SWEEPSTAKES
Florida Resident Wins $5,000; Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary to Receive Matching Prize
Summit NJ, June 4, 2010 - HomeAgain® Pet Recovery Service has announced the winner of the Bring Pets Home Shopping Sweepstakes, conducted from November 23, 2009 through January 31, 2010. Neal T. Landani of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. is the Grand Prize winner and recipient of $5,000. He has chosen Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary in Jupiter, Fla. to receive a matching $5,000 donation.
More than 140 leading online retailers such as iTunes, Macy's, Netflix, Nordstrom, Sephora and Wal-Mart partnered with Bring Pets Home, a HomeAgain fundraising program to benefit animal shelters. When shoppers linked to retail websites from the Bring Pets Home website, the retailers donated a portion of the purchase price to help shelters across the country at no additional cost to the shoppers. As a result, approximately 100 animal shelters across the country are receiving "commissions" on those sales. HomeAgain also made contributions to the Bring Pets Home program to fund various promotions benefiting homeless animals in shelters, such as the Holiday Shopping Sweepstakes.
"We have just purchased a 28-acre ranch for our no-kill sanctuary and are kicking off a capital campaign. We are so excited to be the recipients of the $5,000 donation from the HomeAgain sweepstakes drawing," said Kay-Lynette Roca, founding CEO, Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary & Hospital. "The timing is perfect and we are so grateful to HomeAgain. We believe in the product 100 percent. No animal leaves our shelter without being microchipped."
Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary's mission is to rescue homeless animals in need. Those that are injured, neglected, and abused take top priority. Safe Harbor refuses to believe that euthanasia is the only option for pet overpopulation. It offers low-cost spay/neuter services and a full service veterinary hospital which is open to the public.
HomeAgain, offered by Intervet / Schering-Plough Animal Health, is a national pet recovery service that goes beyond microchipping. Once enrolled, a pet's microchip will be registered in the HomeAgain National Pet Recovery Database for its lifetime. In addition, the annual HomeAgain membership includes:
- Live Pet Recovery Specialists always available at 1-888-HomeAgain
- Lost Pet Alerts with a Lost Pet Poster sent to veterinary clinics, shelters and PetRescuers
- 24/7 Emergency Medical Telephone Assistance
- Medical Insurance for Lost Dogs or Cats, up to $3,000 (less a $50 deductible) offered by PetFirst Healthcare
- Travel expenses of up to $500 for dogs or cats found more than 500 miles from home
HomeAgain memberships are renewable annually for a fee of $17.99.
Interviews are available with HomeAgain pet identification experts, as well as local veterinarians in your area who can discuss the importance of permanent identification for pets and the critical step of enrolling the microchip number with the pet owner's contact information in a national database. This helps ensure that pets can be reunited with their owners after natural disasters such as hurricanes or tornadoes. For more information on HomeAgain, visit homeagain.com or contact Sharon Dilling at 908-473-3390 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health
Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health is a leader in research and dedicated to the development, production and marketing of innovative, high-quality animal-health products for all major farm and companion animal species. For more information about Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health visit: www.intervet.com and www.intervetusa.com.
Schering-Plough is an innovation-driven, science-centered global health care company. Through its own biopharmaceutical research and collaborations with partners, Schering-Plough creates therapies that help save and improve lives around the world. The company applies its research-and-development platform to human prescription and consumer products as well as to animal health products. Schering-Plough's vision is to "Earn Trust, Every Day" with the doctors, patients, customers and other stakeholders served by its colleagues around the world. The company is based in Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA, and its website is www.schering-plough.com.
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