Patch readers in Bucks and Montgomery picked as the Top Dog in our photo contest.
Tess, pictured at her 3rd birthday party with her stuffed animal friends, is a 3-year-old golden retriever.
"She runs through life full speed ahead, and will do anything to be the center of attention," says Tess' owner, Katelyn Humphreys. "She has a real sense of humor and makes us laugh everyday. Happy laps around our yard are a daily routine as well as walks around the neighborhood and/or Tyler State Park."
Tess loves tennis balls, carrots, other dogs and posing for pictures. She's got a lot of fans, too.
With about 425 votes cast, readers picked Tess from 10 local entries. went from last place to second place with a concentrated voting campaign in the last couple hours of voting. and Bentley came in third and fourth.
As the winner, Tess now moves on to the final round. Wish Tess luck.
We’ll start the voting to crown the Top Dog of Eastern Pa. Monday, July 23. Look for it and support Tess with your vote.
To learn more about the runners up in Bucks and Montgomery, click the name below: