Scary Ear Contest Rules

No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win the sweepstake. A purchase will not increase your chance of winning.

  1. Eligibility Requirements: The sweepstake is open to licensed veterinary professionals. In addition, recipients must be 18 years of age or older and must be US. Residents.
  2. To enter: download Viral Vet APP to participate. The Viral Vet App is a free download available through iTunes and Google Play. Entries must be received by 11:59:59 EDT on October 29, 2017.
  3. Use of personal information: The personal information that the Sponsor obtains may be used by the Sponsor to contact entrants in the future via telephone, mail, or email regarding the Sponsor’s products and services. If you do not wish for the Sponsor to contact you in the future, please add your name to the “Opt-Out” list at the time of your entry or send a note with your name, address, telephone number, and email address to: Scary Ear Contest Opt Out, c/o Merck Animal Health 2 Giralda Farms, Madison, NJ 07940.
  4. Prizes: One (1) Grand Prize of a Firefly DE550 Wireless Digital Video Otoscope (Estimated Retail Price $400.00). One (1) second prize of Small Animal Dermatology: A Color Atlas and Therapeutic Guide, 4th Edition (Estimated Retail Price $115.00). One (1) third prize of a Posatex® Ear Model (Estimated Retail Price $75.00).
  5. General: Winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries on approximately October 31, 2017, by an independent judging organization. A prospective winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and publicity (where permitted), and return same, properly executed, within five (5) days of issuance of prize notification. If Sponsor or Administrator is unable to contact a prospective winner within three (3) days from first notification attempt, if a prospective winner fails to complete and return all requested forms by the specified date, or if a prospective winner fails to comply with any of the requirements, his/her prize will be forfeited and an alternate prospective winner shall be selected. The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. All decisions made by the Sponsor relating to the validity of any entries are final and binding. The Sponsor reserves the right to audit all entries and to modify or discontinue this sweepstake at any time for any reason. The sweepstake is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and is void where prohibited or restricted.
  6. Conditions: Each entrant by participating in this sweepstake agrees: (1) to be bound by these rules and the Sponsor’s decisions and to comply with all federal, state and local laws and regulations; (2) that the entry becomes the Sponsor’s property and will not be returned; (3) that he or she shall accept delivery of the prize based upon availability; (4) that neither the Sponsor nor any entity working for or on behalf of the Sponsor, nor any of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, or representatives, are responsible or liable for any claim, injury, loss, harm or damage costs, or expenses, including without limitation, property damages, personal injury, and/or death, arising out of participation in this sweepstake, any prize-related activities, or the acceptance, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize (including, but not limited to, claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, or merchandise delivery); (5) that, except where prohibited by law, entry, or acceptance of the prize constitutes the grand of an unconditional right to use the participant’s name, voice, likeness, photograph, address (city and state), biographical information, prize information 9including, without limitation, photographs of the prize), and/or statements about the sweepstake for any publicity, advertising, and promotional purposes for this or similar promotions without additional compensation; (6) that acceptance of the prize constitutes a waiver of any claim to royalties, rights or remuneration for said use; and (7) that United States laws shall apply exclusively to the sweepstake and that any dispute with respect to the sweepstake shall be resolved in either the federal or state courts located in the State of New Jersey.
  7. Winners List: To be notified of the names of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Scary Ear Sweepstakes Winners Names Request, c/o Merck Animal Health 2 Giralda Farms, Madison, NJ 07940
  8. The Sponsor: Merck Animal Health 2 Giralda Farms, Madison, NJ 07940