Most photogenic U.S. and Canadian pets wanted
BISSELL Homecare, Inc. today launched the Most Valuable Pet (MVP) Photo Contest, the fourth annual search for the nation’s most photogenic pets, which has garnered more than 150,000 entries since its inception. The MVP Photo Contest runs January 5 - April 5, 2011, and invites pet lovers to submit and vote for their favorite pet photos at www.bissell.com/mvp. New this year, the competition is open to Canadian pets and pet lovers, who, like their American colleagues, will compete for the grand prize of $10,000 to donate to the pet charity of their choice, plus a $500 shopping spree and the opportunity to be featured on BISSELL pet product packaging.
“Each year, BISSELL looks forward to demonstrating our company-wide commitment to pets with an initiative that gives back to the pet community,” said Ryan McLean, BISSELL’s senior director of marketing. “Since its launch in 2008, the MVP Photo Contest has given more than $53,000 in support of pet charities in the U.S. We are delighted to open the competition to pet parents in Canada and broaden our support of pet charities in 2011."
To enter, pet parents can once again submit photos of their pets on bissell.com, and can
now upload photos from
their Facebook, Flickr and Shutterfly accounts as well. Entrants can even share their photo
entries on Facebook to gather votes from friends,
In addition to the MVP Photo Contest $10,000 grand prize donation, runner-up prizes include
a $5,000 donation to
a pet charity for the second-place winner and $1,000 donations for each of the
Last year, Gracey, a mixed domestic
For further information on BISSELL’s MVP Photo Contest or to enter your own pet, please visit www.bissell.com.
About BISSELL Homecare, Inc.
A 135-year-old company, Grand Rapids-based BISSELL Homecare, Inc., is the top-selling brand in floor care appliances in North America* with an expanding presence worldwide. As an innovator of cleaning products, BISSELL produces and sells vacuums, sweepers, deep-cleaning machines, bare floor cleaners and cleaning formulas at retail locations across the globe. The company is in its fourth generation of family leadership.
*based on NPD sales data