The Millbrook Exchange Dog Park is getting a $30,000 makeover.
The park off Spring Forest Road in North Raleigh was one of seven chosen to compete in a nationwide competition sponsored by Beneful, a dog food brand owned by Nestle Purina Petcare. It sat in second place behind an Indianapolis park for much of the contest, but the company has announced that Millbrook rallied late to win.
“This lucky dog park received the most #BenefulDogPark votes and will be receiving a $30,000 donation from Beneful,” the website said. “Additionally, Millbrook Dog Park will receive a dog park equipment donation valued at up to $5,000 and hands-on volunteer support from the Beneful Dream Dog Park team.”
To vote, pet owners shared a photo of their furry friends on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtags #Raleigh and #BenefulDogPark. Participants were allowed to vote once per day between mid-September and Nov. 1.
Even though …