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PetSafe, creator of behavioral pet products, will be awarding a city or town $100,000 for a brand-new dog park. The top 15 “Bark for Your Park” locations were announced today.

“We are impressed and overjoyed with the response to our Bark for Your Park contest,” said Randy Boyd, president and CEO of PetSafe. “We received nominations from at least one city in each of the 48 eligible states. We encourage all the amazing cities and passionate individuals out there to keep working for pet friendly initiatives in your communities. No matter the outcome of this contest, we hope you’ll continue to ‘bark’ for your park.”

The finalist cities are as follows:

  • Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Bullhead City, Arizona
  • Derby, Vermont
  • Fort Dodge, Iowa
  • Huntington, West Virginia
  • Kirkland, Washington
  • Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Mission Viejo, California
  • Mobile, Alabama
  • Montgomery, Alabama
  • Orland Park, Illinois
  • Pacifica, California
  • Plainfield, Indiana
  • Warsaw, Indiana
  • Westfield, Indiana

The public still has a chance to vote for the winner and can vote once per day on the contest’s website. Voting will close August 3.The finalists have each submitted a two-minute video featuring their community’s commitment and enthusiasm for a dog park. To watch finalist videos, click here.

For more information about the PetSafe “Bark for Your Park” contest, visit or check out the PetSafe Facebook page. For more information about PetSafe and its innovative pet products, visit

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