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Bark Madness 2017: Final Four Winners

We take a look at which LA Kings dogs will be advancing on from the Final Four of Bark Madness 2017!

by The Royal Half @TheRoyalHalf / LAKings.com

The Final Four of Bark Madness 2017 presented by Zignature has come to the end! It's now time to reveal which two dogs will compete in the ultimate battle to decide which dog is the best LA Kings dog!

And this past week, political pundits everywhere weighed in with their opinion!

 

Tweet from @LAKings: It's your last chance to vote for your Final Four-legged friends in #BarkMadness, presented by @ZignatureDog!�� https://t.co/f2ZKfjDGKx pic.twitter.com/F2jP68KMNzTweet from @FoxSportsWest: #KingsLive: It's a dog eat dog world in the #BarkMadness Final Four @LAKings @TheRoyalHalf #NHL #GKG pic.twitter.com/egLvkG3dGw

So awesome that the LA Kings play-by-play announcer talked about Bark Madness!

So let's take a look at the winners that will advance on to compete in the Bark Madness Championship!

#1 GUSTL KOPITAR vs #4 HANK MARTINEZ

For nearly four years, this candidate was deemed to be the one who would secure victory and lead a nation. Across the country, celebrities endorsed this candidate and their campaign was labelled "can't miss." But when it came time to vote ... millions of Americans forgot one thing.

Tweet from @Savescreen: Remember guys, Pokemon GO to the polls pic.twitter.com/1WTyT51IFu

They forgot to vote for this candidate.

Ladies, gentlemen, canines... for the first time ever in Bark Madness history ... Gustl will not be in the championship round.

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GUSTL: 47%
HANK: 53%

#2 EMMA PEARSON vs #14 ARLO DOWD

The three-time #1 seed not making it to the Championship game would be enough drama for any tournament. But not for Bark Madness! So, in addition to Gustl being bounced in the Final Four, 2016 Bark Madness Champion Emma Pearson has also been sent back to her crate. Arlo Dowd has done to Emma Pearson what Emma did to the field in Bark Madness 2016...

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... advance to the Final by being SO cute.

Arlo, the literal and figurative underdog, has moved on to the Final.

EMMA: 37%
ARLO: 63%

What an amazing Final Four and the matchup is set for the 2017 Bark Madness Championship!

We'll be back shortly to take a deeper look at the matchup between Hank and Arlo as well as open up the voting for the 2017 Bark Madness Final Four!

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