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Photo Contest: Is Your Dog the Top Dog?

Upload a photo of your favorite four-legged family member and your pet could vie to become the Top Dog in Eastern Pennsylvania Patch-land.

Everyone knows their dog is the best dog. 

Now, Patch is giving you the chance to prove it.

We bring to you Patch's Top Dog contest.

Here’s how it works:

Beginning June 19, upload your favorite photo of your dog to this article (it’s super easy -- just make sure you are a registered user first). In the caption, tell us your dog’s name and what makes him or her so special. One photo per owner. 

You aren't a Patch user yet? No problem, just register by clicking here.

We'll accept entries for the Top Dog from June 19 to July 3.

Between June 19 and July 3, our users will vote in the comments on which dog is Nazareth Patch's Top Dog. So make sure you hit that social media campaign trail early! Share your post on Facebook and Twitter to gain more votes! The sooner you post your pup, the earlier you can start netting those votes!

On July 6, we will announce the winner of the Nazareth Patch Top Dog contest.

The winners of the local contests will then move on to a regional competition. The voting for that level runs from July 9 to 20, and again will take place in the comments section of that article (which will be posted on July 9).

On July 23, the five regional winners will be unveiled, and they will face off to become the Top Dog in Eastern Pennsylvania Patch-land from July 23 to 27. The winner will be announced July 30.

Look for great prizes at both the regional and Eastern Pennsylvania levels.

To vote, shout out the dog's name in the comment section below. And also include the owner's name (found in either the caption or the photo credit) so we can differentiate between dogs with the same name.

If a photo doesn't have a caption, shout out the number at the top right hand corner of the photo.

Read the full contest rules by clicking on the above PDF.

For the latest Top Dog results (and Nazareth area news!), like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!

Diane Spirk June 26, 2012 at 03:51 AM
GAVIN JAMES GILIO owner Susan Gilio
Mary June 26, 2012 at 01:32 PM
LOUIS!!!!! Carol scarangello
Rose Fugazzi June 26, 2012 at 01:59 PM
"LOUIS" Carol Scarangello
Natalie Donate June 26, 2012 at 02:12 PM
Louis - owner is Carol Scarangello
Steve Daniel June 26, 2012 at 02:54 PM
Louis. Carol Scarengello
Steve Daniel June 26, 2012 at 02:55 PM
Louis Carol Scarangello
Dave B June 26, 2012 at 03:04 PM
Louis-Carol Scarengello
Dan June 26, 2012 at 04:09 PM
Louis get my vote...Carol Scarangello
Tricia Driscoll June 26, 2012 at 06:49 PM
Seal Sandt is the best dog and companion ever!!! (Amanda and Kyle Sandt)
Sarah Klemka June 26, 2012 at 06:53 PM
Louis - Carol Scarangello
Nicole Shafer June 26, 2012 at 07:38 PM
Seal Sandt - Kyle & Amanda Sandt
Lara ladd June 26, 2012 at 08:26 PM
Seal Sandt!!!!
Douglas Collina June 26, 2012 at 08:30 PM
Seal Sandt --- Amanda / Kyle Sandt
Joe Volpe June 26, 2012 at 08:54 PM
Louis...Carol Scarangello
Holly Lunt June 26, 2012 at 11:14 PM
Otis
tina June 27, 2012 at 01:06 AM
Otis Stuart Cattell
Chris Volpe June 27, 2012 at 01:24 AM
Louis...Aunt Carol Scarangello!!!!
Blake Hoerres June 27, 2012 at 01:31 AM
Louis!!!!! Aunt Carol Scarangello
John Volpe June 27, 2012 at 01:34 AM
Louis!!! Love him!! Aunt Carol and Uncle John Scarangello
Joey Rosette June 27, 2012 at 01:37 AM
Louis the Sun King!! Carol Scarangello
Teddy Liadis June 27, 2012 at 01:40 AM
Louis....The Sun KinG!!!! Carol and John Scarangello
John Scarangello JR June 27, 2012 at 01:46 AM
Louis... The Sun King (I taught him everything he knows) Carol Scarangello
Mary June 27, 2012 at 01:47 AM
Louis.....all the way!! Carol Scarangello
Jack Barry June 27, 2012 at 11:31 PM
Louis-Carol Scarangello
slyfox June 28, 2012 at 03:31 PM
I know I'm late but please vote for MazeyMay!!
slyfox June 28, 2012 at 03:42 PM
Go MazeyMay!
slyfox June 29, 2012 at 03:00 PM
I'm sorry, but my little Mazey May passed away. Is it still ok to vote for her?
Lisa M Krock July 02, 2012 at 01:10 AM
Seal Sandt! best neighbor ever! Lisa krock
Julie Lawrence July 02, 2012 at 04:12 AM
I vote for Otis, owned by the Cattell family.
Jennifer Franco-Hudak July 02, 2012 at 01:46 PM
I vote for Seal! Owners are Kyle and Amanda Sandt!

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