‘Sugar’ wins tight Pet Photo Contest

first_img Latest Stories Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Their friendship grew closer and closer, almost like a mother and daughter, “if you can understand that.”The idea of entering Sugar in the 2018 Pet Photo Contest was a passing thought for Grissett, then one day, she thought, ‘why not go for it?’ and she did.“I didn’t enter Sugar with any thoughts of her winning,” Grissett said. “I just hoped she would get enough votes to be on one of the featured pages.”Grissett became Sugar’s campaign manager and began asking family and friends to “Vote for Sugar!” Being on the campaign trail was fun and exciting and the positive response to Sugar’s “platform” was encouraging.” Email the author Sugar Grissett doesn’t act like a calendar girl.Even though her photo is front and center on the Humane Society of Pike County’s 2018 Pet Photo Calendar, Sugar is not barking up any trees.The dachshund corgi “daughter” of Dora Grissett of Troy won the pets-tigious photo contest with 1,723 votes in a down-to-the-wire finish. The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Published 3:00 am Friday, November 3, 2017 Book Nook to reopen By Jaine Treadwell “I had not had a dog in 45 years and had not thought about getting one,” Grissett said. “But on Christmas Day 2013, my granddaughter, Jaden Singleton, brought a puppy named Biscuit to me and said, ‘You need her.’ I didn’t know then, how much I did need that puppy.”For Grissett, it was puppy love at first sight. But, she didn’t think the name Biscuit fit that sweet-faced sausage dog.“And, too, she was a girl,” Grissett said. “She needed a sweet name – a name like Sugar.” By The Penny Hoarder Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Print Article Skip ‘Sugar’ wins tight Pet Photo Contest Votes for Sugar began coming in and in large numbers. Grissett started to believe that her Sugar had a chance.She got caught up in the campaign and really began to pound the pavement.“It was fun for me but Sugar was happy at home playing ball and with all of her other toys,” Grissett said. “She didn’t know she had a chance to win the Pet Photo Contest.”On the final day to vote in the 2018 Pet Photo Contest, Grissett gathered up the one-dollar votes she has been saving for that last minute push. When she counted the money, she was shock that she had squirreled away $808 for last minute voting.“But, when I went to Troy Antiques to put the money in for Sugar, the shop was closed,” Grissett said. “I didn’t know what to do. Then, I remembered that votes could be cast at Hillside Antiques. It was getting near the 5 p.m. deadline and it seemed like I got every red light in Troy but I made it and cast those votes for Sugar.”When the votes were tallied, Sugar was the winner in a photo finish with Allan and Kendra’s dog Lou.“I was happy that Sugar won but I didn’t enter thinking she would win,” Grissett said. “I’m just proud that we are a part of the fundraising efforts to reduce the number of abandoned and abused dogs and cats in Pike County.” Dora Grissett gives her favorite pup Sugar some love at her homeon Thursday. Sugar is the winner of the latestPet Photo Contest, landing the front cover of the annual calendar while helping raise money for the Humane Society of Pike County. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Rhodes brothers serve community The names Danny Rhodes and Carroll Rhodes are synonymous with “Good Neighbors.” When the Goshen brothers aren’t fishing and hunting,… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson You Might Like Sponsored Content Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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