Captain, Meet Captain….

Saturday afternoon the Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin arrived via SUVs to walk the red carpet into Capital One Arena. The crowd roared with delight when his name was announced….and then it the crowd let out a collective “awwwww’ as Ovi stepped out with the cutest Labrador in his arms!

The Caps announced that they partnered with a New York-based firm “America’s VetDogs” to host “Captain, a 10-week-old male yellow Labrador. He will undergo basic training and socialization with the Capitals staff, players and public for the next 14-16 months. Captain wi be around “the front office, at community events, practices and select home games to assist in raising Captain to be a confident and calm future service dog. “

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He was getting the full Caps family treatment around Capital One Saturday and we can wait to see more of him.

Follow Captain on Twitter and Instagram @CapsPup to stay up to date on his training and local appearances.

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