The TV icon and animal activist teamed up with MerriView Hill and PoopBags to launch a program that aims to place retired military dogs in loving homes once their service is completed.
The award recognizes individuals in the media who have the power to influence millions of people and use this to positively promote the joys and benefits of pet ownership
The three winners will each choose a rescue shelter to receive generous prizes donated by sponsors Lucy Pet Products, Loving Pets and Petmate.
The 2017 pet industry spending numbers surpass the previous year's by nearly $3 billion.
The company was awarded an additional $10,000 from Purina and a dedicated booth at Global Pet Expo.
Eddie Bauer has brought to the pet clothing/accessory space an enormous following of outdoor enthusiasts who are also passionate pet owners, said company officials.
Sponsors Lucy Pet Products, Loving Pets and Petmate will donate products to the animal shelters of the winners’ choosing.
In addition to signing fan autographs and spending time with fans at Global Pet Expo, Galaxy will host a live Q&A on the Tomlyn Facebook page.
Global Pet Expo offers attendees a comprehensive education program with information pet specialty retailers can employ immediately.
The winner will receive airfare for two to travel to the hemp farm in eastern Colorado.