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Cadbury Bunny Contest: This Year’s Winner Is a Therapy Dog From Ohio
The winning dog is an English Doodle – a cross between a poodle and an English cream golden retriever – from Cincinnati, according to a statement from Cadbury. And she enjoys “doing therapy work to make nursing home residents smile.”
Annie Rose won a nationwide voting contest from an impressive array of contestants, including a bearded dragon, a hedgehog and a llama. She follows in the tiny footsteps of last year’s winner, a little tree frog from Florida named Betty.
As Cadbury ‘spokesperson’ Annie Rose will star herself in a Cadbury commercial and win a cash prize of $5,000, according to a press release from Hershey, which manufactures and distributes Cadbury chocolate in the States -United.
In a Facebook post, Annie Rose owner Lori Rahn wrote, “I’m so overwhelmed with the support, love, excitement and votes you’ve given us.”

“I also realized in this process that Annie is not a therapy dog ​​for nursing homes,” she continued. “She’s a therapy dog ​​for all of us.”

The Doodle worker even continued her therapy duties during the pandemic. “When COVID-19 restrictions meant there were no visitors to nursing homes, Annie Rose didn’t give up,” Hershey’s press release states. “She worked even harder, dressing up and strutting in front of the nursing home windows instead.”

The Cadbury brand has also donated $20,000 to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®), according to the release, after pledging to donate $5,000 for every 5,000 votes. additional received as part of the competition.

The Cadbury Rabbit is the brand’s mascot and appears frequently in television commercials as a rabbit clucking like a chicken. For the past four years, Cadbury has run a competition allowing voters to choose any animal to represent the brand for a year.

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