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In "You Rescue Me" Contest, Accolades Go To The Dogs

DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- American Dog Rescue Foundation is putting a new spin on dog rescue, with a new national contest launching January 15. The "You Rescue Me" contest is intended to celebrate man's best friend in an entirely new way—by focusing on how dogs rescue humans, rather than the other way around.

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Contestants from across the U.S. can enter by uploading a video (one-minute maximum length) of their human/dog rescue story on the American Dog Rescue Facebook page any time between January 15 and January 29, with American Dog Rescue Facebook fans choosing a winner via voting that ends February 13. The grand prize of $1,000 to the winner's favorite animal charity will be awarded on Valentine's Day, in honor of the love humans and canines share. Second and third prizes of $500 and $250, respectively, will be awarded to those entrants' favorite animal charities as well.

"This contest is the perfect way to celebrate our furry friends and the unconditional love they provide us," American Dog Rescue Foundation founder Arthur E. Benjamin said. "We'll have a lot of fun, be inspired and most importantly give away almost $2,000 to worthy charities that help animals in need every day. I know my dogs have rescued me countless times throughout the years and can't wait to hear many more great stories."

All who enter the contest (while supplies last) will also receive a free DVD copy of "My Dog The Champion," an inspirational and heartwarming new movie executive produced by Benjamin. The official DVD release date is February 4, meaning American Dog Rescue fans can get an early sneak peek by entering "You Rescue Me." The trailer of the film can be viewed by clicking here.

For more information about "You Rescue Me," please visit http://yourescueme.org

American Dog Rescue Foundation (www.americandogrescue.org) is a tax-exempt, non-profit 501(c)3 organization committed to finding a home for every adoptable dog in the United States. American Dog Rescue is committed to placing healthy dogs in permanent homes that are the right fit for the animal and its family. Donations can be made by visiting www.americandogrescue.org/donate or calling 888-926-0815.

To view this video on YouTube, please visit: http://youtu.be/f3iUgtLe9UQ

Media Contact: Monaica Ledell, American Dog Rescue, 3162073581, [email protected]

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