Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Join April 3 #WarmBellies Twitter Party with P.L.A.Y. and Petfinder to Help Pets in Need, Great Prizes Too!

If you haven't heard about P.L.A.Y.'s Warm Bellies Initiative, here's a great way to get involved, help some pets in need and win a few prizes too! P.L.A.Y., the makers of comfy and stylish pet beds and pads, are partnering with Petfinder to help keep shelter pets cozy and warm.  For every Artist or Original Collection pet bed purchased on www.PetPlay.com (or at participating retailers) they will donate a Special Edition Chill Pad to a pup in need.

And next week, to celebrate its Warm Bellies Initiative,  P.L.A.Y. is hosting a Twitter Party on Tuesday, April 3rd at 4PM PDT/ 7PM EDT. They've got some great industry experts on board, so make sure to join for a chance to learn some valuable tips and tricks! They're also giving away some awesome prizes every 10 minutes – don’t miss out! 
For training questions, Certified Pet Dog Trainer and TV Personality Andrea Arden will be joining the Twitter party. Andrea can be seen on a number of Animal Planet shows including Dogs101, Pets101, and Underdog to Wonderdog. @Andrea_Arden

For the fashion-forward pup - Pet Fashion Stylist and TV Personality, Dara Foster, will be on hand to answer style questions! Dara is a world renowned Pet Fashion Stylist, TV Personality  and author best known for her humorous, "taste-making" pet style site PupStyle.com@DaraFoster

If you’re thinking about adding a new four-legged friend to your family - the Petfinder Foundation will be available to answer questions about pet adoption! @Petfinder_fnd

Stay tuned for special giveaways before and during the party itself (they'll be giving away goodies every 5-10 minutes!). Awesome prizes include:
  • Petfinder Foundation T-Shirts, stickers and bracelets
  • PetHub ScruffTag Collars, Link Tags and memberships
  • LIFE+DOG 1-year magazine subscription
  • Luxury P.L.A.Y. pet bed and accessories
How to RSVP and Enter to Win:
First, make sure you follow your hosts, industry experts and sponsors on Twitter; @PetPlaySF@Andrea_Arden,@DaraFoster,  @Petfinder_fnd@PetHub and @LifeandDog.
Next, click on "Click Here to Enter" (below) and input your info into the Linky tool:

Need a little help with how to enter?
  • In the field that says “Link Title or Blog Title,” just enter your @Twitter handle. (If you don’t have a Twitter Account, visit www.twitter.com to sign up - it’s fun and easy to join; best of all, it doesn’t cost a thing!)
  • Include the URL to your twitter account in the next field  
  • Make sure to enter your email address and name as well – if you win, that will give them multiple ways to notify you
  • Press “Enter your link” – and voila! You’re RSVP’d!
Entrants must be 'present' at the Twitter Party to be eligble to win! 

*Contest open to US residents within the 48 contiguous states.

Enter to Win Now!

You can even enter now for a chance to win - just tweet about the Twitter Party!  Make sure to include the hashtag #WarmBelllies and you're automatically entered into a drawing for a P.L.A.Y. Chill Pad; a Petfinder T-shirt, sticker and bracelet; and a PetHub LinkTag and Silver Membership!
Here’s an example you can use:

RSVP 4 's  # on 4/3 & enter 2 win great prizes from  & More! 

*Contest open to US residents within the 48 contiguous states.

Are you a Blogger?
Help spread the word about the Warm Bellies Initiative and Twitter Party! One blogger (selected at random) will win a set of Special Edition Chill Pads to donate to a shelter of their choice! To be eligible, write a blog post that includes:
  • The date, time and hashtag for the twitter party (Tuesday, April 3rd at 4PM PDT/7PM EDT, #WarmBellies). Include a link back to this page for RSVPs
  • Information about industry experts, prizes, and this blogger contest
  • A link to the Warm Bellies page 
If you’d like, you can even copy and paste this whole post!

Make sure to link to your post on Facebook and Twitter (don’t forget to tag P.L.A.Y).  The winner will be announced at the Twitter party – so make sure you RSVP and attend!