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Bark Madness 2016: The Final

by Staff Writer / Los Angeles Kings

Wow, what another truly amazing week of Bark Madness 2016 powered by The Royal Half™! And now, it's come down to this... our two final dogs! We've had over 30,000 votes cast since Bark Madness started a few weeks ago and it's finally time to chose the best LA Kings dog... and award them the Stanley Pup trophy!


 Bark Madness 2016 Logo

The competition during the Final 4 was fierce... but in the end... only the strongest dogs survived!

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First, let's take a look at the Final 4 winners that will advance on to compete in the Bark Madness Championship Game!

 

#1 GUSTL KOPITAR vs #13 LILY MUZZIN

Lily Muzzin's unlikely run to the Bark Madness Championship Game was stopped in its doggie tracks by the reigning champion, Gustl Kopitar.

results GUSTL Lilly

 

#6 MILO BROWN vs #15 EMMA PEARSON

Turns out that Milo Brown wasn't in the best shape of his life after all, as Emma Pearson continues her Cinderella run with a trip to the Bark Madness Championship Game!

Results Emma Milo

I wonder how Tanner Pearson is feeling right now.

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Now, let's take a look at the matchup for the 2016 Bark Madness Championship Game!

THE FINAL

 

#1 GUSTL KOPITAR vs #15 EMMA PEARSON

It's the experienced veteran versus the upstart rookie! Goldendoodle Gustl Kopitar takes on Border Collie/German Shepherd Mix Emma Pearson.

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Tanner Pearson Dog

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Well, there you have it. The Championship Game for Bark Madness 2016 has been set and it's time to bust your bracket! Make sure you vote above in the title game. Polls close at midnight on Sunday, April 3rd! So vote ASAP!

But more importantly, make sure you give back by purchasing one of the "We Are All K9s" calendars that are currently on a Bark Madness special at only $10! Buy them here! The purchase benefits the Kings Care Foundation! You can check out a behind-the-scenes feature on the making of the LA Kings Calendar from Kings Weekly here!

Also, Jeff and Megan Carter work tirelessly to help promote all the wonderful dogs that are available for rescue throughout Los Angeles with the Wags and Walks organization. And on April 15th, Jeff and Megan are being honored at the "Muttin' But Love Gala." It's a great event for a great charity. You can purchase tickets here. And if you can't make the gala, you can always support Wags and Walks by fostering, rescuing or donating.

And special thanks to @LAQueenofMeme for all her amazing Bark Madness graphics!

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