Meet the Top Dog Finalists

There were so many PAWsome submissions, it was hard for us to choose ten, but we did!

Meet our 2019 Top Dog of Cape Cod finalists!

In alphabetical order


8 year old Border Collie mix from Chatham
What Bella’s owners have to say:
“Bella loves long walks down town, meeting and greeting children and adults. In the off season loves the beach. In her spare time she helps mowing the lawn and fertilizing our 50 rose bushes.”




10 year old Portuguese Water dog from Orleans
What Buoy’s owners have to say:
“Buoy is THE top dog of Cape Cod! She loves everything about the Cape, from Nauset Beach walks to exploring all of Pleasant Bay! When she’s not busy at the beach, you can find Buoy munching on her favorite Polkadog treats from Agway!”



2 year old Siberian Husky from Yarmouth
What Callie’s owners have to say:
“Callie has overcome some of the hardest obstacles since I adopted her, now in advanced training and she even volunteers to help train other dogs to be like her! She has also sat for Macy’s Christmas photo shoot! Where they used photos for marketing!”



10 year old Shih Tzu from Yarmouth
What Coco’s owners have to say:
“Woof! I am Coco a 10 yr old Shih Tzu who loves a refreshing Cape Cod breeze, sniffing around the beach & treats. Here I am at Seagull Beach! I was recently diagnosed with congestive heart failure, but I do not let that stop me from wagging my tail!”



5 year old American Pit Bull mix from Truro
What Finn’s owners have to say:
“Finn loves the water .Whether it’s sailing on the schooner Hindu, whale watching on the Dolphin Fleet, or wading for fish . She also can be found taking walks in the dunes or down commercial street where she is greeted like the mayor of the town.”



5 year old Golden Retriever & Great Pyrenees from Falmouth
What Jonah’s owners have to say:
“Strong, friendly, sweet, loves the beach, everyone and every thing!”




9 year old German Shepherd from Brewster
What Leyna’s owners have to say:
“Leyna has a passion and zest for life at the sea!!!”



4 year old Labrador Retriever from Chatham
What Millie’s owners have to say:
“Millie embodies what we should all strive to be: kind, loyal, tolerant, fun, and loving! She is a true friend, loves the beach (though eats too much shellfish), and gives us an excuse to get outside and enjoy the beautiful nature on Cape Cod.”




4 month old Labrador Retriever from Dennis
What Oakley’s owners have to say:
“This is our baby Oakley! He is 4 months old! He loves his new summer hang out spot in Dennisport! Oakley also loves the ocean and hanging in the back yard soaking up the summer sun”



3 year old Cavapoo from Dennis
What Sawyer’s owners have to say:
“Sawyer enjoys long walks on the beach, marking his territory on the best of the Cape’s hydrangea, and a good belly rub after an outdoor shower. His parents got engaged here so he’s in his happy place with his head out the window on the Bourne Bridge.”


Meet our Fan Favorite finalists!

In alphabetical order


2 year old Chocolate lab & Mastiff mix from Harwich
What Gunnar’s owners have to say:
“Gunnar loves spending his entire day pool side or going for a long walk! His favorite parts of the day are breakfast and dinner of course and giving “puppy dog” eyes for more. He is also a certified Service Dog for Anxiety and Depression!”


9 year old mixed breed from Sandwich
What Harry’s owners have to say:
“Harry was severely abused in Tennessee. He came to us as a young adult and weighed 36 pounds and had psychological issues. He was trained and became a certified therapy dog. He enjoys visiting seniors and children.”

Meet our finalists in person at the Top Dog Finale Party on August 17 from 4-6pm at Agway of Dennis located at 686 Route 134 South Dennis.
It’s sure to be a tail-waggin’ good time with lots of activities for dogs and their owners, beer from Devil’s Purse Brewing Co. and wine from First Crush Winery of Cape Cod for $5 each and entertainment by Doug and Mina from FrankFM’s morning show. You’ll even hear a special Paw Palooza 2020 announcement!
Your $12 donation (dogs & children under 12 free) supports animal welfare on the Cape. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Animal Rescue League of Boston’s Brewster Shelter and the MSPCA in Centerville.