The fourth annual "Coolest Canine" contest is under way in New Milford.

In anticipation of June as dog licensing month, Town Clerk Noreen Prichard is welcoming entries for a contest to win a symbolic No. 1 tag.

Entries will be accepted through May 19.

Mail or drop off a current 4" by 6" photo of the dog to Town Clerk, 10 Main St., New Milford, CT 06776 or email nprichard@newmilford.org.

Entries should include the name of the dog, owner's name and phone number.

The first 50 entries will qualify.

Votes for the winning dog will be accepted May 22-30.

Pet or monetary donations would be welcomed to help New Milford Social Services aid families with animals in need.