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Beggin'® Celebrates One Million Bacon-Loving Facebook Fans With Week-Long Sweepstakes
Dog Treat Brand Reaches One Million Fans and Launches "Fan Appreciation Week" Sweepstakes
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ST. LOUIS, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamlet, the loveable Beggin'® mascot, isn't the only one longing for Beggin' on Facebook – one million other bacon and dog treat lovers are too! After just two and a half years on Facebook, Beggin' is celebrating its million-fan milestone with a bacon-filled sweepstakes for those bacon-crazed fans. The Beggin' "Fan Appreciation Week" Sweepstakes begins today on the brand's Facebook page to thank fans for helping the brand become one of the first dog treat brands to reach the one million fan plateau.


The Sweepstakes, beginning September 30 and ending October 4, offers all of the brand's Facebook followers the opportunity to enter for a chance to win distinctively designed Beggin'- and bacon-themed prizes, which will be revealed at the beginning of each day on the brand's Facebook page. Beggin' will award five total prizes (one prize per day) to fans during the entry period and each day's prize will increase in monetary value, culminating with a one-of-a-kind experiential prize on Friday.

"The Beggin' brand has always been about sharing our hilarious obsession for bacon with dogs and their owners, and Facebook has been a great place for people to join in the fun," said Greg Stinson of the Beggin' Brand Team. "We couldn't be happier to be one of the first dog treat brands to reach this goal, and celebrate the moment by giving back to our fans who feel as passionately about Beggin' and bacon as we do."

To enter the Beggin' "Fan Appreciation Week" Sweepstakes, please visit Follow the onscreen instructions and respond to the post on the brand's wall to receive one (1) entry into the corresponding Entry Period.

For more ways to connect with Beggin', follow Beggin' on Twitter, watch clips on the brand's YouTube channel, and download the Beggin' Nosecam app to create your own hilarious videos from a dog's point of view (iOS and Android versions available).

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open to U.S. legal residents of the 48 U.S./D.C. (excluding AK and HI) 18+. Begins 12:00:01 a.m. (CDT) 9/30/13 and ends 11:59:59 p.m. (CDT) 10/4/13. Odds of winning depend upon number of entries submitted. Void in AK, HI and where prohibited. Official Rules. Sponsor: Nestle Purina PetCare Company, Checkerboard Square, St. Louis, MO  63164

About Beggin'
Beggin'® Strips transform treat time into Beggin' Time with mouthwatering, bacon-flavored dog treats and snacks that bacon-craving dogs love. Beggin' is manufactured and distributed by Nestle Purina PetCare Company, a global leader in the pet care industry. Nestle Purina PetCare promotes responsible pet care, humane education, community involvement and the positive bond between people and their pets. The North American headquarters for Nestle Purina PetCare is located at Checkerboard Square in St. Louis, Missouri. Nestle Purina PetCare is part of Swiss-based Nestle S.A. -- the world's largest food company.

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