Amazing dog

Just about everyone who has a pup thinks he/she is the most fabulous canine ever, and now you have an opportunity to prove it. Facebook Watch and The Dodo, which specializes in heart-warming animal videos, partnered to create an interactive competition series to find the “World’s Most Amazing Dog,” and 3 Ball Entertainment will produce it, reports ( The images shown are courtesy of Facebook.

Auditions are already open, and Facebook users’ dogs from more than 35 countries are in the running. Go to the mobile website, and click on “Follow” to be able to upload auditions and vote for your favorites (the nonmobile site is Sorry, video submissions may only be made by phone.

If you need a little incentive, Facebook donates $1 (up to $1 million) to an animal charity for each video submission, and the dogs who get the most votes will compete for a $100,000 prize. So what’s stopping you? As Facebook insists, “It’s so easy, a dog could do it.”

Elleda Wilson is an editorial assistant for The Daily Astorian and author of the award-winning In One Ear community column. Contact her at 971-704-1718 or

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