RCMP holding Name The Puppy contest

February 12, 2019 10:01 am

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police needs your help to name the next
generation of police dogs.

The chosen names will be given to 13 German Shepherd puppies born at
the Police Dog Service Training Centre in Innisfail, Alberta.

The 13 children whose names are selected will each receive a laminated
8×10-inch photo of the pup they name, a plush dog named Justice and an
RCMP baseball cap.

Contest rules are simple:

Names must begin with the letter “M”

Names must have no more than nine letters

Names must be one or two syllables

Contestants must live in Canada and be 14 years old or younger

Only one entry per child will be eligible

Entries must be received by March 26, 2019

Contest winners and the winning names will be announced on April 30,
2019, on the RCMP website and social media.

There are two ways to enter

1. Enter online:

2. Send a letter to the following address. Be sure to print the
child’s name, address, telephone number and the suggested name for a

Attn: "Name the Puppy Contest"
Police Dog Service Training Centre
Box 6120
Innisfail, AB T4G 1S8

RCMP say they love to receive drawings and paintings! If submitting by mail,
children are invited to get creative with their entries.

Winning names will be chosen by the PDSTC staff. A draw will determine
the winning entry in the event of multiple submissions of the same puppy

Although there can be only 13 winners, names not selected for the
contest will be considered for other puppies born during the year.

The Police Dog Services Training Centre is home to the RCMP’s
national police dog training program and is a part of RCMP Depot
Division. The centre has earned a great reputation for breeding top
quality, working German Shepherds and for training dogs with outstanding
searching and tracking abilities.