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Voting Underway in Big Apple Pet Supply’s $6,000 Animal Shelter Product Fund Contest

Facebook Promotion Encourages Participants to Vote for their Favorite Animal Shelter or Rescue

Hauppauge, NY, July 27, 2011 --( The stories are heartbreaking and you hear about them every day. A dog is found abandoned, scared and hungry. A litter of kittens are left on the doorstep of the local animal shelter. And with all the recent natural disasters making the news, animals need our help now, more than ever.

Steven Spitz, CEO of Big Apple Pet Supply has been using his large number of followers on social media to help animals for close to a year now with his Facebook promotions that have resulted in thousands of dollars in product funding for various animal shelters and rescues. Spitz has decided to raise the bar with the recent desperate need communicated by shelters and rescues across the country.

The $6,000 Animal Shelter Product Fund Contest is underway, where people vote for their favorite animal shelters, with the top three vote-getters receiving the product funding. Voting runs through August 19th. The winner will be announced August 19th. The top vote-getter will receive $3,000 in product funding, second place receives $2,000 and third place $1,000. Big Apple Pet Supply recently asked their animal shelter followers what sort of supplies they are in urgent need of. The response was overwhelming and items desperately needed include: food and water bowls, food, treats, and flea and tick remedies. One comment really drove home the need, “Rescues are not getting many donations this year, so any and all supplies are welcome.”

“It is heartbreaking to hear about so many shelters and rescues in desperate need of basic necessities like food and bowls,” said Steven Spitz, CEO of Big Apple Pet Supply. I feel like I have to do something, so I am doing what I can to make a difference. We will have another $5,000 Animal Shelter Product Fund Contest in the fall to help even more shelters and rescues.

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About Big Apple Pet Supply:
After finding it difficult to purchase quality pet supplies with expert pet care advice, Big Apple Pet Supply began in New York City in 1994. After completing extensive amounts of research on how to care for pets properly, Big Apple Pet Supply now shares with its 100,000 plus customer base an extensive selection of highly researched pet products along with expert advice.

Today, Big Apple Pet Supply is a retailer and manufacturer of high-quality pet supplies for reptiles, dogs, cats, fish and small pets. They ship pet products to pet lovers all over the world including, but not limited to museums, zoos, and educational institutions. They are committed to bringing innovative and superior supplies to the world of animals and to the people who love them. Steven Spitz (the Vegan Pet Man) is using his education and expertise to help pet owners care for their pets holistically.

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