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[06/09/08 - 09:39 AM]
CBS Announces the 12 Teams of Dogs and Their Owners Competing for the Title of "Greatest American Dog," Premiering Thursday, July 10, on the CBS Television Network
The last remaining team will walk away with a $250,000 cash prize and the title of GREATEST AMERICAN DOG.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS ANNOUNCES THE 12 TEAMS OF DOGS AND THEIR OWNERS COMPETING FOR THE TITLE OF "GREATEST AMERICAN DOG," PREMIERING THURSDAY, JULY 10, ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK

Zoologist Jarod Miller To Host; Canine Officials Wendy Diamond, Allan Reznik and Victoria Stilwell To Judge

CBS today announced the 12 teams of dogs and their owners who will compete for the title of GREATEST AMERICAN DOG, premiering Thursday, July 10 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Twelve extraordinary teams of dogs and owners from across the nation will compete for the title of GREATEST AMERICAN DOG. Hosted by zoologist/television personality Jarod Miller, owners and their pets - from "pageant dogs" to those simply trained at home - will live together and compete against each other in challenges that put the owners' ability to train their dogs to the test. Each week, the judges (Wendy Diamond, Allan Reznick and Victoria Stilwell) will eliminate one dog and their owner. The last remaining team will walk away with a $250,000 cash prize and the title of GREATEST AMERICAN DOG.

The 12 teams competing in GREATEST AMERICAN DOG (in alphabetical order by owner and their dog) are:

BETH JOY and BELLA STARLET

New York (originally from Chicago)

Beth Joy's occupation: Bella's Acting Manager

Bella Starlet's breed: Chihuahua, Labrador Retriever, Shih-Tzu, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever and Pomeranian mix (10 years old)

BILL and STAR

Flint, Texas

Bill's occupation: Building Maintenance

Star's breed: Brittany (7 years old)

BRANDY and BEACON

Orange County, Calif.(originally from Jonesboro, Ark.)

Brandy's occupation: Fashion Designer

Beacon's breed: Miniature Schnauzer (1 � years old)

DAVID and ELVIS

New York (originally from Camden, N.J.)

David's occupation: Doctor

Elvis' breed: Parson Russell Terrier (2 years old)

ELAN and KENJI

Portland, Ore.

Elan's occupation: Aspiring Dog Salon Owner

Kenji's breed: Giant Schnauzer (1 year old)

J.D. and GALAXY

Bend, Ore. (originally from Camp Lejeune, N.C.)

J.D.'s occupation: Dog Entertainer

Galaxy's breed: English Pointer Border Collie and Labrador mix (9 years old)

LAURA and PRESTON

Los Angeles (originally from Parsippany, N.J.)

Laura's occupation: Film Producer

Preston's breed: Pomeranian (5 years old)

LAURIE and ANDREW

Stafford, Va. (originally from Ravenna, Ohio)

Laurie's occupation: Doggy Day Care Owner (former fitness trainer)

Andrew's breed: Maltese (5 years old)

MICHAEL and EZZIE

Los Angeles (originally from San Diego)

Michael's occupation: Aspiring Comic

Ezzie's breed: Boston Terrier (2 � years old)

RON and TILLMAN

Oxnard, Calif. (originally from Santa Monica, Calif.)

Ron's occupation: Construction Manager

Tillman's breed: English Bull Dog (3 years old)

TERESA and LEROY

Fairfax, Va. (originally from Boston)

Teresa's occupation: Dog Sitter (former high school Latin teacher)

Leroy's breed: Border Collie (5 years old)

TRAVIS and PRESLEY

Los Angeles (originally from Perry, Okla.)

Travis' occupation: Bartender

Presley's breed: Boxer (1 � years old)

GREATEST AMERICAN DOG is executive produced by R.J. Cutler, Stu Schreiberg and Stephen Kroopnick for Magic Molehill Productions, Inc., in association with Actual Reality Pictures and Triage Entertainment, Inc.

RATING: To Be Announced





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