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9-year-old makes case for Nevada state dog

A 9-year-old boy says his dog epitomizes the beauty and fortitude of Nevada and its residents, attributes that make the blue Weimaraner an ideal choice to be named Nevada’s official state dog. “My blue Weimaraner is ‘Cheeto,’ named after my favorite snack,” Brenlon Dillard told members of the Senate Government Affairs Committee. Dressed smartly in a suit and tie, the Reno third-grader said 11 states have an official state dog, and the long-legged, droopy-eared hunting breed would be a perfect symbol for Nevada. “They are great family dogs and love kids,” he said. “They are beautiful like our state. They …

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