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VOTE: The Region's Top Dogs Are ...

We asked Patch users in Enfield, Tolland, Vernon, Mansfield, Storrs, Manchester, Ellington, Somers, Windsor Locks, and East Windsor to share their dog photos, and then vote for their favorite. Meet 7 great dogs!

Welcome to Round 2 of Patch's Top Dog Contest!

Between today and June 22, users will cast their vote in the comments section of this article for their favorite of the posted dogs. The winner of this round will receive a $100 gift card.

On June 23, the 4 regional winners will be unveiled, and they will face off to become Connecticut Patch’s Top Dog from June 23-30. The winner will be announced July 1. The winner of that competition will receive a painted portrait of their pet from noted Connecticut artist (and former Patch local editor) Carrie Jacobson.

To vote: Look for the number in the top right corner of the photo and refer to that in the comments.

You can read the full rules here.

The winners of the local contests are:

Mansfield-Storrs: Angel, submitted by

Tolland: Beauty, submitted by

Manchester: Gizmo, submitted by

Vernon: Milo, submitted by John S

Ellington-Somers: Lucky, submitted by

Enfield: Neiko, submitted by Tom

Windsor Locks-East Windsor: Cabrita, submitted by

Myra Stovall June 22, 2012 at 03:36 AM
I vote for Gizmo #4.
Steve Stovall June 22, 2012 at 03:38 AM
We love Gizmo! My vote goes to Gizmo #4.
N ormand Charest June 22, 2012 at 06:58 AM
They are all cute and all deserve to win, but my vote goes to Gizmo. I met this little guy a Valley Falls Park when his "Mom" brought him over to check out my motorcycle.She explained that he loved motorcycles,and sure enough,his eyes wandered over every inch of the bike.He is the biggest bundle of cuteness on 4 legs!!
Michelle June 22, 2012 at 03:31 PM
I vote for gizmo
danielle Simoneau June 22, 2012 at 05:00 PM
Gizmo all the way!! Everyone at petsmart loves you dearly!!!!!

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