Who's Top Dog? Official State Canines

Photo by: © AKC/Mary Bloom
Border Collie... Can We Make It Official?-
Please, please, please, can we have one? Huh, can we have one? With the Alaskan Malamute as the latest dog to join an exclusive ... more 
Photo by: © AKC/Mary Bloom
Border Collie... Can We Make It Official?-
Please, please, please, can we have one? Huh, can we have one? With the Alaskan Malamute as the latest dog to join an exclusive breed â€" that of official state dog â€" this year, other states have been wanting their own. Or at least, one determined rancher, Ron Folck, wants the fleet-footed, hard-working Border collie to become the canine mascot of Oregon.

As this dog's best friend makes a determined campaign, take a look at the other top dogs across the nation. less 
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Thu, Oct 6, 2011 3:56 PM EDT
Man's best friend? Eleven states have done one better and made their natives breeds a state symbol, and Oregon may be next.





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