Pet of the Game contest
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Contact: Brian Graves, College of Veterinary Medicine, 612-624-6228 or email@example.com
U of M Veterinary Medical Center kicks off ‛Pet of the Game’ contest
Winning pictures of pets displaying Gopher spirit to be featured at U of M football games
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (September 1, 2011) – The University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) has launched a "Pet of the Game" photo contest that gives U of M Gopher Sports fans a chance to showcase their pets, express their Gopher spirit and vote for their favorite pictures on Facebook.
The VMC kicked off the Pet of the Game contest on the VMC’s official Facebook page at www. Facebook.com/umnvmc on September 1. The page allows the public to vote on the “Pet of the Game” for Gopher home football games, where finalists and winning Pet of the Game photos will be displayed on the scoreboard. Pet-of-the-Game winners will also receive a $100 VMC Gift Card and an entry in the Grand Prize Contest for four Gopher tickets to the Minnesota-Illinois game at TCF Bank Stadium on November 26, pre-game VIP field passes, and a $250 VMC gift card. For details, visit www.cvm.umn.edu/vmc/pets.
The Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) has served the community for more than a century. It is the most advanced, full-service referral care center for large and small animals in Minnesota. The VMC sees more than 35,000 cases annually, with specialists available in all areas of medicine and surgery. The VMC has more than 50 experts in 15 specialties.
The College of Veterinary Medicine improves the health and well-being of animals and people by providing high-quality veterinary training, conducting leading-edge research, and delivering innovative veterinary services.