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Texarkana, Texas leading the pack in PetSafe contest

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The city of Texarkana, Texas is leading the pack in the national Petsafe "Bark for your Park" contest.

So far, they've received about 24,000 votes and remain a top 15 finalist.
    
Petsafe is awarding $100,000 to the city with the most votes.
    
Organizers would like the Texarkana park to be called the Kylee Sullivan Dog Park in honor of the 7-year old who died in the Albert Pike flood in June 2010.
    
Kylee was an avid animal lover who was always made donations to the shelter.   
    
The contest winner will be announced on July 31st.
    
Should Texarkana win, they will build the dog park inside Spring Lake Park.

Texarkana, Arkansas won the contest last year and construction is now underway on the new dog park.
    
The JefFurson dog park next to Arkansas High is expected to be completed in August.

To vote in the Bark for your Park contest, go to www.petsafe.net/barkforyourpark/ register your email address, choose Texarkana, Texas and vote.

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