Officials say RCMP received over 20,000 online entries, with this year being the first year that the contest was solely virtual
The RCMP has announced this year’s winners of the annual Name the Puppy contest.
Mounties say the winning names will be given to the first 13 puppies born at the Police Dog Service Training Centre in 2021.
Officials say RCMP received over 20,000 online entries, with this year being the first year that the contest was solely virtual.
All names had to start with the letter P. For entries of the same name, a draw determined the winner.
The winning entries are:
- Paisley – Jaden Jones (Val-des-Monts, Quebec)
- Pax – Mathias Levesque (Saint-André, New Brunswick)
- Pepper – Leanna Kautuq (Clyde River, Nunavut)
- Peyak – Kinsley Thomas (Wabowden, Manitoba)
- Peyton – Peyton Short (Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador)
- Phantom – Hunter Kamphuis (Mermaid, Prince Edward Island)
- Phazer – Darius Brevick (Prince George, British Columbia)
- Phelan – Emmet Blake (St.Catharines, Ontario)
- Piper – Jersey Ganes (Sherwood Park, Alberta)
- Pixel – Adele Mcneely (Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories)
- Polly – Aviendha Clark (Whitehorse, Yukon)
- Preston – Michael Hill (Kentville, Nova Scotia)
- Pria – Zach Ross (White City, Saskatchewan)
Each of the 13 winners will each receive a laminated 8×10-inch photo of the pup they named, a plush dog named Justice and an RCMP water bottle.