Top Dog: Cancer-Stricken Pooch Takes Part In Online Canine Contest - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Vote Here!: Cancer-Stricken Pooch Takes Part In Online Canine Contest

Courtesy: HHofdogcontest.com Courtesy: HHofdogcontest.com

Posted by Web Staff - email | Facebook | Twitter

AURORA, OH (WOIO) - A local man is hoping man's best friend will warm hearts online.

Rocque Trem entered his sick German Shepard, Gretchen, in CBS' online competition A Dog Named Christmas.

Trem says Gretchen suffers from cancer and he has shelled out nearly $16,000 to help treat her. This includes taking Gretchen to a vet in New Jersey for life-saving laser treatment.

The grand prize is $1,000 and an additional $1,000 to donate to charity.

Vote for Gretchen HERE or HERE!

If Gretchen wins, Trem says he will donate the charity winnings to Bosco - the hero police dog in Columbus that was hurt diving in front of a bullet.

©2009 WOIO. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly