Ohio dog featured on Budweiser’s holiday cans

LIBERTY TWP. — A dog from Liberty Twp. is receiving national attention this holiday season after being selected as the winner of Budweiser’s first ever Pupweiser contest.

Wilson, a 2-year-old, 160-pound St. Bernard, can be see on special edition holiday cans that are available now.

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According to our news partners at WCPO, Kelsey Dempsey, Wilson’s owner, took up photography in her spare time during the pandemic and posted a photo of Wilson with the contest hashtag without thinking much of it. She said she was notified a few days later that Wilson was in the final four.

Wilson was chosen as the winner of the Pupweiser contest after several days of voting on social media.

“The public got to vote and he won. I couldn’t believe it,” Dempsey said.

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Wilson and his owners traveled to St. Louis in early November for a photoshoot and a tour of Anheuser-Busch.

The company is now in search of the pup that will be featured on their 2022 holiday cans. More information can be found here.