RCMP ask for public’s help naming future police dogs

Hey kids, you can help name these future canine cops.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is putting out the call to children to choose the names of 13 German shepherd puppies that will be born at the RCMP Police Dog Service Training Centre in Innisfail, Alberta this year.

Already, three puppies have been born to proud “mama dog Haley.”

Mama dog Haley nurses three German shepherd puppies at the RCMP Police Dog Service Training Centre/RCMP

All names must begin with the letter K, and should have no more than two syllables and nine letters. Entries must be submitted by children 14-years-old or younger. And, the deadline is April 11. You can mail your entries in, too. (Mounties love getting artwork if you want to add some flare to your entry.)

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

“The winning names will be original and imaginative and will serve the puppies well during their careers as police dogs,” the Mounties said.

By the way, Haley, who had the recent litter of pups, received her name as part of this annual contest two years ago.

Haley, seen here as a puppy, was one of the puppies named in the 2015 RCMP Name the Puppy contest/RCMP

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