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4/7/2014
Who Will Be ‘Top Dog' at the 2014 Bark in the Park Top Dog Festival? Online Voting Begins April 7
2014 Bark in the Park Top Dog Festival Presented by Purina and Harris Teeter


Who Will be 'Top Dog' at 2014 Bark in the Park Top Dog Festival?
Online Voting Begins April 7


Matthews, N.C. – Dog lovers may cast votes online, April 7-21, for the “Top Dog” of the 2014 Bark in the Park Top Dog Festival presented by Purina and Harris Teeter. Go to www.parkandrec.com and click on the Bark in the Park logo to vote.

Contestants submitted photos of their canine companions in March, and an independent panel of judges selected three finalists based on cleverness, originality and a written essay. Finalists include:

Eli: 2-year-old Goldendoodle
Graycie: 8-year-old Weimaraner
Ray: 4-year-old Jack Russell/Bassett Hound

The “Top Dog” winner will be announced at the Bark in the Park Top Dog Festival. The winning dog will receive a year’s supply of dog food worth nearly $300 from Purina as well as ‘wagging’ rights for the entire year.

The 2014 Bark in the Park Top Dog Festival is Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., at Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road in Huntersville. The festival is free to attend and features contests for dogs, vendors, performances by the Ultimate Air Dogs and much more!

For more information, visit the Bark in the Park Top Dog Festival web page.