RCMP launches contest to name 13 future police dogs

Hey kids – the RCMP needs your help to name 13 German shepherd puppies destined for police work.

Children ages 14 and under can submit names for the dogs born at the RCMP Police Dog Service Training Centre in Alberta.

The names must begin with the letter "K" and have no more than two syllables and nine letters.

The deadline is April 11 and the contest winners will be announced on May 11.

Officials say there will be one winner from each province and territory.

To enter, you can fill in the form online, or mail your puppy name, own name, age, complete address and telephone number to:

Name the Puppy 2017 Contest
RCMP Police Dog Service Training Centre
P.O. Box 6120
Innisfail, AB T4G 1S8