SOURCE: Pet360


August 10, 2015 10:19 ET

Tucson Wins 'Top City for Pets' Award in Pet360's First Annual 'Pet Parents' Choice Awards' Program

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PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - August 10, 2015) -, PetSmart's popular online resource for pet owners, has unveiled the winners of its first annual "Pet Parents' Choice Awards" program. Tucson, Arizona took home the award's coveted prize for the "Top City for Pets," with locals coming out in droves to vote for their Arizona hometown. Sporting 30 pet-friendly restaurants, six off-leash parks and 90 pet-friendly hotels, the Arizona city outpaced the other nominees -- Austin, Charleston, Portland and Seattle. The win features a $5000 donation to the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, as well as 50,000 meals gifted by Natures Balance help feed the local shelter's dogs and cats, all of whom are looking for a loving home. As second runner-up, Austin and its Austin Pets Alive shelter will also receive similar donation of 50,000 meals.

"With this win, Tucson residents have not only demonstrated their enthusiasm for their city, but for the love of their pets," said Wendy Toth, Editor-in-Chief,

Other category wins in the inaugural "Pet Parents' Choice Awards" include:

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Pet360 is an ecommerce and media company dedicated to connecting pet parents with the information, products and advice they need to raise happy, healthy pets. As a division of PetSmart®, the Pet360 network comprises more than 30 of the top pet websites and reaches over 12 million pet parents per month. Our family of premium brands includes -- the most comprehensive online resource for pet parents; -- the world's largest digital resource for pet health information; -- the leading online retailer of pet food, medications and supplies; Only Natural Pet -- a complete line of all natural pet supplies; and BlogPaws -- the largest professional network of pet bloggers and social media enthusiasts. The company is headquartered outside Philadelphia, PA. For more information, visit

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