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November 1, 2012
Siberian Husky Voted Top Dog in Pets-idential Election

Canine Cabinet Posts Filled by a Melting Pot of Breeds from across the U.S.

November 2, 2012, Norwalk CT – National pet services company Best Friends Pet Care has announced the winners of its 2013 Pets-idential Election for Canine in Chief and Canine Cabinet.

Hayllo Ynares, a Siberian husky, received the most votes and earns the title of Best Friends Canine in Chief for 2013.  In addition, Hayllo will receive a year’s worth of boarding or doggy day camp at any Best Friends Pet Care ( nationwide.  She lives with her pet parents, Kristine and Ferdinand Ynares, in Schiller Park IL.

Second in command is Bailey Anderson Marshall, a Labradoodle, who earned the title of Vice Canine in Chief by capturing the second largest number of votes. Bailey and his pet parent Lindsey Marshall are from Sudbury MA.  Bailey also won a week of doggy day camp and a Play & Stay weekend of boarding at the Best Friends of his choice.

Filling out the three remaining cabinet posts are:

  • Emmitt Martin, a chocolate Lab from Houston, TX, as Secretary of Play Time;
  • Storm Groff, a German shepherd dog from Blackwood, NJ, as Treasurer of Treats; and
  • Nubby Day, a Boston terrier from Matthews, NC, as Director of Pet Pampering.

In addition to their titles, each of the three also will receive a Play & Stay Weekend at their local Best Friends Pet Care center.

“We want to thank all of the candidates who entered our Pets-idential election race and all those who voted,” said Renee Coughlin, Vice President of Marketing for Best Friends Pet Care. “The entries were so much fun and the campaign slogans so creative, that we’ve decided to include all of the candidates in the Best Friends 2013 K-9 Kongress.”

For photos of all the entries, visit the Best Friends Pet Care Facebook page (


About Best Friends Pet Care

Best Friends Pet Care Inc. has led the U.S. pet care industry for more than 20 years. The company offers customized, comprehensive care for dogs and cats — including boarding, daycare, grooming and training – all under one roof at 42 pet care centers in 18 states.  Best Friends Pet Care is the exclusive pet care provider for Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida.  Founded in 1992, the Company is headquartered in Norwalk, CT.

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