HELP US KEEP REPORTING. DONATE TO ORLANDO WEEKLY PRESS CLUB.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

After public input, Flagler County Sheriff's Office didn't name their new K-9 'Doggy McDogface'

Posted By on Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 1:14 PM

click to enlarge PHOTO BY FACEBOOK/FLAGLER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
  • Photo by Facebook/Flagler County Sheriff's Office
Last night, Flagler County Sheriff's Office wrapped up public voting to name their new K-9, and for some reason they didn't go with "Doggy McDogface."

Nearly 2,000 submissions were turned in to the Flagler County Sheriff's Office through email, social media and SurveyMonkey over a five-day period.



The 14-month-old Belgian Malinois/shepherd mix canine deputy will now be known as "Valor."

While Valor is a decent name for a dog, it pales in comparison to proud names like "Tool of the Oppressor" or "Charles Barkley."

Here are some of the better, and considerably worse, name submissions that this sweet dog could have been stuck with:

-Hand Banana
-Helper
-Joe Friday
-Blue
-Gunther
-Badge
-Buford Aloysius
-Flag
-Scooby Doobie
-Doggy McDogface
-Bitey McBiteface
-Fast Eagle
-Tool of the Oppressor
-Justice
-Charles Barkley
-Narco Polo
-Snoop
-Freedom
-Mr. Spaghetti
-Dr. Borkenstein
-Buster

The deputy and his human partner will attend a 480-hour FDLE team canine training course before he begins to assist with patrols and narcotics detection.



Tags: , , , , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

October 21, 2020

View more issues

Calendar

© 2020 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation