Pets Add Life Extends 6th Annual Children's Poetry Contest Deadline to February 28

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The American Pet Products Association announces that third through eighth grade students and teachers nationwide have until Friday, February 28 at 5:00 p.m. EST to submit poem entries.

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Last call! American Pet Products Association (APPA) President and CEO, Bob Vetere announced today that the organization’s 6th Annual Pets Add Life Children’s Poetry Contest deadline for submissions has been extended to Friday, February 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

Third through eighth grade students are invited to write a unique poem about their pets, what they love about them, the joys they bring, and enter online at http://www.petsaddlife.org or mail poem entries and submission forms to:

Pets Add Life
661 Sierra Rose Dr.
Reno, NV 89511

One student from each grade level (6 total) nationwide will win a $250 gift certificate for pet products, and a “by-line” in a nationally circulated publication or online outline. In addition, the six winning students’ classrooms will each receive a $1,000 scholarship to spend on pet-related education.

Founded by APPA, the non-profit PAL campaign is designed to demonstrate the joys and benefits of responsible pet ownership and encourage increased animal adoption.

To learn more about this exciting contest opportunity for kids or view past winners, visit http://www.petsaddlife.org or contact Brooke Gersich at 775.322.4022 or brooke(at)theimpetusagency(dot)com.

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The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is the leading not-for-profit trade association serving the interests of the pet products industry since 1958. APPA membership includes more than 1,000 pet product manufacturers, their representatives, importers and livestock suppliers representing both large corporations and growing business enterprises. APPA's mission is to promote, develop and advance pet ownership and the pet product industry and to provide the services necessary to help its members prosper. Visit http://www.americanpetproducts.org for more information.

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