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Green Dog of the Year Contest Gallery 18

By: Meredith Darlington on Feb. 12, 2010, 10:59 a.m.
Caden, American bull dog

Photo: Gary Jamieson

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Caden, American bull dog

What makes Caden so Green? His recycling ability is second to none. Caden will eat anything he can get his mouth around. His favorite thing to do is raid the compost pile when my wife and I are not looking. Onions, egg shells, coffee grounds, you name it he'll eat it and accelerate the composting process. Caden also loves to help with the recycling of plastic bottles. He can take a a plastic water bottle and turn it into a thousand tiny pieces in no time, making the recycling plant's job that much easier. Saving electricity is also high on Caden's priority! Caden always jumps on the chance to run by and unplug my laptop or cell phone saving the family countless kilowatts of power and reducing our electricity needs. Caden's love to do his part promises to show us new ways to make our family more green every day. This is why Caden is by far the best candidate for Green Dog of the Year.