Voting Closed on Novato's Cutest Dog Contest

Friday we'll announce the winner of a $25 gift card to a local pet store!

Thanks so much for the incredible number of nominations and votes in Novato Patch's Cutest Dog Contest. Voting ended at 2 p.m. today, July 19, and we'll be announcing our winner tomorrow. Thanks again!" 

We know you love to post photos of your pooch on Facebook and Tweet about all the cute things he/she is doing. Now it's time to see who has the cutest dog in Novato.

And the best way to find out is to ask you, our trusty Novato Patch readers.

The winner will receive a $25 gift certificate to a local pet supply store, two Patch T-shirts and two Patch water bottles. The first runner-up will receive two Patch water bottles. 

How to Enter: Upload photos to this article by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos" above. Don't forget to include your name, the name of your dog and a way to contact you if you win! (Add this stuff in the captions)

How to Vote: Cast your vote for your favorite dog by commenting in the comments section below. Be sure to specify which pooch you're voting for! Each person may vote once per day.


Voting Deadline: 2 p.m. July 19.

Spread the word about this fun contest by posting it on your Facebook or Twitter accounts. The voting will be done in the comments section of this article. One vote per user, per day, please. Submit your photos now!

The winner will be announced on July 20. Only comments during the voting period will be counted.

So grab that one photo of your dog floating around Facebook and upload it today!

Fine print: Each user may only vote (comment) once, per day. Patch employees and contributors are not eligible to enter. You must have a  Novato address to be eligible to win.

Haakan Ebba July 18, 2012 at 05:31 AM
Chief Cordero is our cutie pie!!!!
Nicki Schneider July 18, 2012 at 06:09 AM
Chief Cordero he is cute!
andrea luma July 18, 2012 at 07:09 AM
Chief Cordero is Top Dog!!
Steve Pollock July 18, 2012 at 02:38 PM
Lucy pollock!
john carmazzi July 18, 2012 at 04:11 PM
Comet Witherington!
mary Courtney July 18, 2012 at 04:20 PM
I still love COMET, chasing the cows!!! Vote for him, he's adorable. Mary Courtney
Jennifer Witherington July 18, 2012 at 04:31 PM
Comet Witherington is the best and cutest dog ever!
Nicki Schneider July 18, 2012 at 06:00 PM
Indy Gould is a very cute puppy!
Crystal Alburger July 18, 2012 at 06:53 PM
Stanley the puggle is the cutest. Everywhere we go, that's what people say.
amber westbrook July 18, 2012 at 10:41 PM
Chief Cordero Rocks!
Shannon Cowart July 19, 2012 at 12:18 AM
Lucy is the cutest dog in Novato!!
Denice Yee July 19, 2012 at 12:44 AM
Buster Yee is best!
Sylvia Barry July 19, 2012 at 12:53 AM
Can we stuff the ballot??? 337 comments later, Duke Barry only got 1 and 1/2 votes (one from mom, one from Buster's mom with sympathy for Duke, thanks:-)) and only two days to go till July 20th! I think Duke Barry is Pows Down the Best in Novato!
nancy payne July 19, 2012 at 03:31 AM
Tinkerbelle Farley is gorgeous and loving.
George Horsfall July 19, 2012 at 04:14 AM
Chief Cordero Go team Chief!!!
Cathy Sheehan July 19, 2012 at 04:28 AM
Duke Barry is cute, it is hard because all of the dogs entered are cute!
Haakan Ebba July 19, 2012 at 05:25 AM
Go Team Chief Cordero!
Sylvia Barry July 19, 2012 at 05:27 AM
Thank you, Cathy, Duke appreciates your kind words. But no worries, Duke has the utmost confidence that he is the cutest regardless of what others might think.
john carmazzi July 19, 2012 at 05:26 PM
Comet is soo cute!
Jennifer Witherington July 19, 2012 at 05:28 PM
My little Comet is totally cute, and more!
Haakan Ebba July 19, 2012 at 06:28 PM
Chief Cordero is cutest!
Shari July 19, 2012 at 06:33 PM
Chief Chief Chief Chief Chief Chief Chief!!!!
Shannon Cowart July 19, 2012 at 06:46 PM
Go Lucy Go!!
George Horsfall July 19, 2012 at 08:41 PM
Chief Cordero Go Team Chief!!!
Cathy Sheehan July 19, 2012 at 08:44 PM
buster fish
amber westbrook July 19, 2012 at 08:55 PM
Chief Cordero is super cute!!!
Jennifer Witherington July 19, 2012 at 11:36 PM
no matter who wins, Novato is Full of Cute Dogs!
Jennifer Witherington July 19, 2012 at 11:36 PM
no matter who wins, Novato is Full of Cute Dogs!
Crystal Alburger July 20, 2012 at 07:59 PM
Stanley the puggle is the cutest by far
Calmputer Consulting Services July 21, 2012 at 12:38 AM
Rudy looks so much like our dog (right down to the grey hairs on the muzzle) that I thought Captain took his OWN picture and submitted it to the contest!


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