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Broward County Animal Care takes on 2012 Rachael Ray $100K Challenge

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Broward County Animal Care and Adoption is participating in the Qualifying Heat of the 2012 Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. 

Through April 16, Broward County residents can vote to show their support of the county's shelter and help them get one step closer to winning the 2012 Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.

To participate, go to or

Once registered, you can vote once a day through April 16th.

The 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge is a nationwide competition for animal shelters and their communities aimed at getting more animals adopted or returned to their owners than ever before. The first phase is the Qualifying Heat where registered shelters compete to accumulate the most online votes from their supporters. The 50 shelters with the most votes become the official contestants for the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.

"We are very excited to be part of the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge," said Lisa Mendheim, public education coordinator, Broward County Animal Care and Adoption. "Right now, we are asking all residents to vote for us to qualify to compete in the challenge, by casting your vote for Broward County Animal Care. Working together as a community, we will be able to save hundreds of animals and enrich the lives of new adopting families."

Broward County Animal Care and Adoption is dedicated to providing shelter for lost and surrendered animals as well as the successful adoption of pets. The agency also coordinates the licensing of dogs and cats and provides rabies vaccinations in order to encourage a healthier pet population.

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