BISSELL Homecare, Inc. announced the winners of its third annual Most Valuable Pet (MVP) Contest. Gracey, a mixed domestic short-hair feline, triumphed over nearly 50,000 entrants to claim the title of 2010 MVP Grand Prize Winner. This year’s runners-up prizes were awarded to Chocolate Long Hair Dapple Dachshund, Rainbow Diamond; Marbled Bengal feline, Bianca; Scooter, an Old English Sheepdog; and Bear, a Huskie mix. Jamie, a Basset Hound, was also honored with an additional prize.
From January through March, pet owners submitted photos of their four-legged friends and campaigned for the title of Most Valuable Pet for the chance to be featured on BISSELL pet product packaging. The grand prize winner will also receive $10,000 for the pet cause of their choice, plus a $500 “Perfect For You And Your Pet” shopping spree. Runners up will be awarded an additional $8,000 to benefit their pets’ favorite causes.