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Westport’s ‘Top Dog’ to be Named Dec. 15 Image
Westport’s “Top Dog” for 2012 will be named on Dec. 15 at a 4 p.m. ceremony at Westport Town Hall by the Westport Animal Shelter Advocates (WASA) group. Finalists include (top, l-r)  Bruce, a 150-pound Lab-Newfoundland mix; Bella, an always welcoming yellow Lab; Baby, a miniature poodle rescued at 11 years of age who now provides therapy services at an adult day care center; (bottom, l-r) China, a chow-mix rescued in Florida; Bluebear, a Westport Animal Control rescue, and Lola, who was born on a sheep farm in western Wales and lived with her family in London before she made the long trip to Westport. The winning dog’s photo will join the Top Dog Hall of Fame in Town Hall outside of the Town Clerk’s office. In addition, WASA will be presenting its first Second Chance award for the dog and family that truly represent the spirit of WASA in providing a second chance for a homeless dog.  (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photos

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