Someone is about to walk the runway on all four paws! A dog from Holland, Michigan has been selected as one of the winners in BARK's Top Dog Model contest.

Bark, the dog supply company known for its BARK Box, set out late last year to find 10 "good boys and girls" to be the face of their dog food. They encouraged owners of Chihuahuas, Dachshunds, Frenchies, Pit bulls, Boxers, Aussies, Labs, German Shepherds, Golden Retrievers, and Doodles to submit their fur baby's pictures and a short bio about what makes them so special.

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Thousands of entries were received and judged by dog lovers, with the Top 10 being selected for the important assignment. When the winners were announced late last week, a very special four-legged Michigander was among the chosen models.

An adorable Golden Retriever from Holland named Charlie made won over the judging committee to become one of the new faces of BARK. Charlie, who according to the press release is obsessed with sticks, walked away not only with a future in modeling, but some pretty nice perks as well.

As one of BARK's Top Dog Model contest winners, Charlie will receive $500, a professional photo shoot, and toys and treats from BARK. He has already enjoyed some fame by being featured on BARK’s social media channels and is set to appear in upcoming marketing materials for the pet company.

Congratulations Charlie! Way to make Michigan proud! Check out all of the Top Dog Model winners here. 

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