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Name That Hero Dog for DARE OR DIE Thriller: Vote Now Open!

by | Mar 16, 2023 | Books, Contest, Dog Training & Care | 8 comments

As promised, it’s time to VOTE for the HERO DOG contenders to appear as a featured character in my next thriller, DARE OR DIE. This story answers a lot of vexing questions about the main character, September Day, and launches her into new adventures. The story also features at least one (1) heroic dog and one (1) heroic feline (maybe more, depending on the results of your votes). Scroll down for more about the HERO DOG requirements–and the poll. The poll for the HERO CAT character is here.

I had so many terrific nominations that I had to include a bunch of options. Many folks also sent pictures of their wonderful companions! I truly wish that every dog (and cat) could have a part in the story. Please forgive me if your dog isn’t on the poll–it had nothing to do with you or them but often with past winners or character names. It’d confuse readers to have more than one Shadow, for instance, or a hero dog with the same name as a human character.

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YOUR HERO DOG

I have planned for ONE (1) dog and ONE (1) cat to include. As always, though, that might change depending on the popularity of the vote. So rally your family and friends, your pet’s fan base, and get out the vote. I’m using a new poll software, and hopefully, as in the past, you can vote multiple times (you may have to refresh the page in between votes).

HERO DOG: Any size, any breed or mix, helps SHADOW escape from a kennel run, and later partners with Shadow to help September thwart the villain. VERY smart, already knows lots of commands, and learns new ones very quickly (hey, it’s fiction!). Returns to original owner at end of story.

VOTING OVER!

 

 

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8 Comments

  1. Diana Lindoff

    My Name vote. Keep the name the dog came with, Max and Keighley.

    Reply
    • Amy Shojai

      These dogs won the competition and will have their names in the book.

      Reply
  2. Carrie

    Won’t load to vote
    Had all my family and friends try . Tag would have had 75 votes . Darn .

    Reply
    • Amy Shojai

      I’m very sorry for the crankiness of the poll. It seems to work great…and then glitches. There’s still time until the deadline tomorrow so I hope your family and friends continue to try.

      Reply
  3. Alan Gierke

    My vote for Keighly will not load. I see no block to check for any dog.

    Reply
    • Amy Shojai

      Click on the written description, and it should register your vote! You’ll see a blue bar (percentage of vote) appear on the voted selection. When you refresh the page, the total will have changed. The poll makes the page run slow–sorry.

      Reply
    • Amy Shojai

      I had to get tech support to help fix it!

      Reply

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