Dorothy the English Bulldog from Texas Wins $10,000 in PetSmart’s Halloween Photo Contest

  Dorothy the English Bulldog from Texas Wins $10,000 in PetSmart’s Halloween
  Photo Contest

Business Wire

-- October 30, 2013

PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM)

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)

             Looking for adorable pets in Halloween costumes? Look no further
             – the winners of PetSmart’s annual Monster Cute Photo Contest
WHAT:      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:
                      
                                              Cutest: Grand prize winner
                              --              Dorothy, an English bulldog from
                                              Bedford, Texas, dressed as
                                              Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz
                                              
                                              Funniest: Miley, a dog from San
                              --              Diego, Calif., dressed as
                                              Muttley Cyrus
                                              
                                              Spookiest: Chico, a Chihuahua
                              --              from Apache Junction, Ariz.,
                                              dressed as Count Dracula
                                              
                                              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
                                              
             Images of the contest winners are available. Please contact
VISUALS:     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'sadoption centersin all PetSmart stores
andbysponsoring community adoption events. PetSmart Charitiesis the leader
ingrantingmoneyto help pets in need, with more than $28 million given
in2012throughoutNorth America.

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Contact:

GolinHarris for PetSmart
Danielle Bickelmann, 972-341-2503
dbickelmann@golinharris.com
 
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