Allentown among top 15 cities in national contest for new dog park
Updated On: Jun 15 2012 12:47:00 PM CDT
Allentown's dogs are one step closer to getting a big bone thrown their way when it comes to getting money to build a brand new dog park.
Allentown has made it into the Top 15 cities participating in the "Bark for your Park" content through PetSafe.
The contest allows communities to vote, with the winning city cashing in with $100,000 to build a brand new, PetSafe dog park.
Allentown made the top 15 in the national contest last year as well.
Now the city needs your help to win the top prize.
Log onto barkforyourpark.com to vote for Allentown.
You can cast your vote once every 24 hours.
And the grand prize winner will be announced on August 3.
The 15 finalists:
• Allentown, Pa.
• Auburn, N.Y.
• Bloomington, Ind.
• Bluffton, S.C.
• Derby, Vt.
• Essex, Vt.
• Hernando, Miss.
• Lynchburg, Va.
• Mountain House, Calif.
• Oak Forest, Ill.
• Orland Park, Ill.
• Oxford, Miss.
• Temple, Texas
• Texarkana, Ark.
• Westfield, Ind.
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