As you may know, I am a true animal lover. When I arrive at PCH winner’s house in my Prize Patrol uniform with BIG check in hand and I hear barking through the door I get so excited! I have been honored to meet such wonderful PCH Sweepstakes winners during my time on the Prize Patrol, and all their furry companions as well! We always take the time to share the stories of our human winners, but I think it’s time to give our PCH furry friends a moment in the spotlight too! Check out this video of all the adorable animals I have met on my Prize Patrol travels: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tujAWTDJ214
Jeff Jones and Jinji French had a house full of excited dogs barking away the day Jeff won $100,000 in October 2010. The Jones’ pets were even caught playing around during their winning moment. Below are pictures of Harley the Pug, and Pumpkin and Ginger the Shiba Inu’s (a true hit with PCH fans). Jeff and Jinji must have also bought lots of dog treats with their sweepstakes winnings… Harley has gotten so big since we first met him!
Pumpkin and Ginger:
Trudy Dinkins who won $15,000 in November of 2010 shared her entire winning moment experience with her dog. The dog was so well prepared, she even posed for pictures!
I was enthusiastically greeted by the adorable dogs of Lou and Ann Lacerra the day they won the $10,000 Thanksgiving prize in 2010. The entire winning moment footage has the adorable background music of the barking dogs! It sounded like they were just as excited as Lou and Ann!
Karen Anderson, the $1 Million winner from February 2011, also shares my love for animals. She exclaims in her winning moment footage that she plans on using her new found money to “get that Chihuahua I’ve wanted!” Well, I recently spoke with Karen who told me an amazing story. A local resident showed up on her doorstep just two days after the Prize Patrol was there….with a Chihuahua puppy in hand just for Karen! This kind hearted woman saw Karen’s winning moment on the local news and decided to make Karen’s dream for a new pet come true… coincidentally she breeds Chihuahua’s. Isn’t that amazing! Join me in welcoming Karen’s new addition … Nicki!
I hope you all have enjoyed hearing about the furry friends the PCH Prize Patrol has made along the way. They have all truly brought a smile to my face, and now I’m sure they have for you too. Don’t miss your opportunity to enter the Publisher’s Clearing House Sweepstakes. Simply go to pch.com to join, and you never know, the Prize Patrol may be showing up at your door next!
Danielle Lam PCH Prize Patrol Elite – and my dogs Juliet and Grizzly (dressed up for my wedding):