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Dorothy, an English bulldog from Bedford, Texas, dressed as Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz, won the $ ...

Dorothy, an English bulldog from Bedford, Texas, dressed as Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz, won the $10,000 grand prize in PetSmart's annual Halloween Monster Cute Photo Contest, which drew nearly 13,000 entries. (Photo: Business Wire)

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Looking for adorable pets in Halloween costumes? Look no further – the winners of PetSmart’s annual Monster Cute Photo Contest Powered by GREENIES® are announced. Almost 54,000 public votes were cast, and the contest winners were selected from nearly 13,000 entries.
         

Grand Prize Winner: Dorothy, an English bulldog from Bedford, Texas near Dallas-Fort Worth, dressed as Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz, won the $10,000 cash grand prize, a year’s supply of GREENIES® Dental Chews, and a PetSmart treat bag filled with Halloween toys.
 

Finalists: A finalist was selected in each of the four contest categories to win $500 PetSmart gift cards:
 

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Cutest: Grand prize winner Dorothy, an English bulldog from Bedford, Texas, dressed as Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz
 

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Funniest: Miley, a dog from San Diego, Calif., dressed as Muttley Cyrus
 

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Spookiest: Chico, a Chihuahua from Apache Junction, Ariz., dressed as Count Dracula
 

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Craziest Critter (for small pets, birds, reptiles): Jerri, a long-haired guinea pig from Round Rock, Texas, dressed as a white widow rising from the grave
 

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Images of the contest winners are available. Please contact Danielle Bickelmann at dbickelmann@golinharris.com or 972-341-2503, or call the PetSmart media line at 623-587-2177.
 

About PetSmart

PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. The company employs approximately 52,000 associates and operates more than 1,301 pet stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, over 196 in-store PetSmart® PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities and is a leading online provider of pet supplies and pet care information ( http://www.petsmart.com). PetSmart provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and pet products; and offers dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day Camp SM day care services and pet adoption services. Through its in-store pet adoption partnership with PetSmart Charities ®, PetSmart has helped save the lives of more than 5 million pets since 1994. PetSmart Charities, Inc. and PetSmart Charities of Canada, Inc. (“PetSmart Charities”) are independent, nonprofit organizations that save the lives of homeless pets and reduce shelter intake through spay/neuter efforts. In 2012, nearly 450,000 dogs and cats found homes through the organization's adoption centers in all PetSmart stores and by sponsoring community adoption events. PetSmart Charities is the leader in granting money to help pets in need, with more than $28 million given in 2012 throughout North America.

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