Mounties turn to children for help naming Alberta police puppies
INNISFAIL -- The recent births of German shepherd puppies at the Police Dog Service Training Centre in central Alberta has RCMP hosting a contest to help name the dogs.
Canadian children between the ages of four and 14 are encouraged to submit a potential name for one of the 13 pups.
The suggested names must:
- Begin with the letter 'N'
- Have one or two syllables
- Not exceed nine letters in length
The 13 winning entries will receive:
- A laminated 8" x 10" photo of the pup they named
- A plush police dog named Justice
- An RCMP water bottle
Entries must be submitted by March 25 online through the Name the Puppy Contest or by mail to:
Attn: "Name the Puppy Contest"
Police Dog Service Training Centre
The winning entries will be selected by Police Dog Service Training Centre staff and announced on April 29. Should a selected name be submitted by multiple children, a random draw will decide the winner.