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The shelters listed in the Care2 contest database, as supplied by Care2, are eligible as contest award winners.

The contest is open to legal residents of the United States. It started on May 16, 2011 and ends on July 10, 2011 at 11:59 PM (Pacific Time).

The object is to get the most votes for your favorite shelter in that time period. Be creative… Post on social media, send an email to your friends asking them to vote for your favorite shelter, blog about the contest, post it on your website, distribute flyers in your community and to staff and volunteers at your local shelter. Care2 readers love to make a difference. This is a great way to help your favorite shelter or rescue organization. Click here to see the top list of shelters currently in the running, along with the top recruiters. Click here for the full contest rules.

Do you have a favorite shelter or rescue organization? Thanks for participating in the contest and sharing your story below on why you love your favorite shelter or rescue organization.

As co-founder of Through a Dog’s Ear, I am offering my Care2 readers a free download from our latest release, Music to Calm your Canine Companion, Vol. 3. Simply click here and enter your email address and a link to the free download will be delivered to your inbox for you and your canine household to enjoy.

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Lisa Spector

Lisa Spector is a concert pianist, Juilliard graduate, and canine music expert. She is co-founder of Through a Dog's Ear, the first music clinically demonstrated to calm the canine nervous system. Their new high-tech pet gadget, iCalmDog, is the portable solution to canine anxiety. Lisa shares her home and her heart with her two "career change" Labrador Retrievers from Guide Dogs for the Blind, Sanchez and Gina. Follow Lisa's blog here.


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1:17PM PST on Dec 8, 2011

Would love to buy the CD'S.... Anyway you can pay through Paypal?

6:18AM PDT on Jun 10, 2011

thanks for sharing.

5:03AM PDT on Jun 10, 2011

thanks for sharing :)

5:00PM PDT on Jun 9, 2011

that's awesome care2 is putting up all that money that means that we all had a hand in it ,,everybody reach around and give yourselves a pat on the back,,,,kudos

7:49PM PDT on Jun 8, 2011

Thanks for sharing.

7:47PM PDT on Jun 8, 2011

cute pic!

4:07PM PDT on Jun 8, 2011

Oh Thanks !

2:07PM PDT on Jun 8, 2011

Thanks. I'll go vote

1:02PM PDT on Jun 8, 2011

I would love to see all the wealthy athletes, celebrities, newscasters, Trumps, etc etc step up and donate to animal shelters in their states. We would never have to worry if those that have all the money gave the same percentage to good causes as those that just scrape by, the working class. I'm certain their lawyers will use the proper loopholes to their advantage.
Come on The Donald, A-Rod, Derek, Shaq, Letterman, Leno -- anyone out there????????

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