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The Week contest: Drug Dogs - November 12, 2010
A Maryland firm is renting drug-sniffing dogs to parents, in order to detect stashes of marijuana in their homes. Assuming this business goes national, what should it be called?
Dogs may be man's best friend but they've also been helping out police and the military for centuries.
Dogs may be man's best friend but they've also been helping out police and the military for centuries.
Cc BY: Mike Baird
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elcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.

Click here for results of last week's contest: Tower Name

This week's question: For $200 an hour, a Maryland firm is renting drug-sniffing dogs to parents, in order to detect stashes of marijuana and other contraband hidden in bedrooms, the attic, and the basement. Assuming this business becomes a national franchise, what should it be called?

Results: We asked you to come up with a franchise name for a Maryland company that has started renting out drug-sniffing dogs to parents who suspect teens have secret stashes of marijuana or other contraband.

THE WINNER: Snoop Dawgs
Rich Barton, New Paltz, NY
 
SECOND PLACE: Tattle Tails
Anne Rimmer, Englewood, CO
 
THIRD PLACE: Spot Check
Tony Sannella, Mill Valley, CA
 
HONORABLE MENTIONS:
 
Scoobie Doobie
Frank Letchworth, Knoxville, TN
 
Sniffy Doob
Barbara Larkin, Dallas
 
Rover Rooter
Larry Fish, New York City
 
Sniff & Spank
Frances H. Kakugawa, Sacramento
 
Ruff Love
S. Josenhans, San Marino, CA
 
PotSmart
David T. Russell, Beaufort, SC
 
Laboratory Retrievers
Carl Silverman, Madison, WI
 
Law & Odor
Roy Schultz, West Chester, OH
 
Hash Puppies
Monika Dreslin, Stonington, CT
 
Rover Madness
BJ Fogg, Stanford, CA
 
Meth Labs
Linda Gall, Bel Air, MD
 
Cannabis Rex
Patrick Barry, Chicago
 
WeedWagger
Shirley Vaney, Tempe, AZ
 
420 Dalmatians
David Ballard, Fairfax, VA
 
BudHounds
Catherine R. Butler, El Dorado, AR
 
Mom’s Best Friend
Michael Paul, Carrboro, NC

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