Best in Shelter Announces Winners for First Virtual Dog Show June 21, 2012
More than 51,000 Votes Cast for Sixteen Dogs: Four Washington, DC Metro Animal Shelters Vie for $50,000 Grand Prize
Wednesday, June 20, 2012, Washington, D.C. – Best in Shelter (www.bestinshelter.org), a nonprofit organization aimed at raising the public’s awareness of animal shelters, is p... read more
4 Animal Shelters, 1 Famous Mystery Writer, Add Up To 'Virtual Dog Show' June 12, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA) - Beloved and pampered, show dogs are accustomed to life in the spotlight, accompanied by applause and blue ribbons. But shelter dogs know a different reality, which makes this week's first-ever 'virtual dog show,' called Best In Shelter, both historic and fun.
Lon... read more
AWLA in Shelter Competition June 6, 2012
The best-selling mystery author Martha Grimes has invited the Animal Welfare League of Arlington to participate in the first Best in Shelter (www.bestinshelter.org) competition. Best in Shelter is the first virtual dog show where shelter dogs compete for prize money for their shelters. The Lea... read more
'Best in Shelter' virtual dog show gives shelter pets the spotlight May 11, 2012
By Jenny Doren, NewsChannel 8
You've heard of 'Best in Show', but what about 'Best in Shelter'?
The first virtual dog show is putting four Washington-area animal shelters in the national spotlight while finding happy homes for their residents.
For now, it's business as usual at the An... read more
Martha Grimes named 'Grand Master' of mystery writers May 8, 2012
Martha Grimes had been chosen as the year's Grand Master by Mystery Writers of America (MWA). MWA's Grand Master Award represents the pinnacle of achievement in mystery writing and was established to acknowledge important contributors to this genre, as well as a body of work that is both significa... read more
Lost Dog to Participate in First Ever “Best in Shelter” April 28, 2012
Arlington, VA: Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation will participate in the inaugural "Best in Shelter" (www.bestinshelter.org) virtual dog show competition sponsored by award-winning mystery author, Martha Grimes. "Best in Shelter" features dogs awaiting homes at Washington-DC area rescue organizatio... read more
Washington Animal Rescue League selected to participate in "Best in Shelter" competition April 26, 2012
Virtual Dog Show Takes Place June 14-17 Online; Winning Dog Earns $50,000 for Shelter
WASHINGTON, DC – The Washington Animal Rescue League has been selected to take part in the first “Best in Shelter” Virtual Dog Show, to take place online, June 14-17. The League was one of four Washingto... read more
Washington Humane Society Partners with Best in Shelter Virtual Dog Show April 26, 2012
Washington, DC – The Washington Humane Society (WHS) today announced the organization has been selected as a partner of Best in Shelter, a new charitable organization founded by bestselling author Martha Grimes designed to raise awareness of shelter animals. Best in Shelter is the region’s first... read more
AWLA announces participation in Best in Shelter Competition April 25, 2012
Arlington, VA. – The best-selling mystery author Martha Grimes has invited the Animal Welfare League of Arlington to participate in the first Best in Shelter (www.bestinshelter.org) competition. Best in Shelter is the first virtual dog show where shelter dogs compete for prize money for their sh... read more