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Local Dog Star Gets Spokesmodel Gig

Fatty is a three-legged dog with lots of personality and even acting credits under his errr, belt.

Fatty the dog is no stranger to fame, having recently completed a stint in a local musical, as "Sandy" Orphan Annie's pooch; Now he is a spokesmodel for a Lake Elsinore-based organic dog biscuit company.

Fatty is a year-old pure-bred AKC Labrador Retriever who lost his leg in a vehicle accident last summer.

But it has not slowed him down; to see Fatty's antics, click here.

In January, the pooch appeared as a star in a production of

His latest gig is as a spokesmodel for Lake Elsinore-based 3 Paws Down, which makes organic, gluten free dog biscuits, using locally grown products.

The blueberries in the brown rice and blueberry biscuits are grown at Temecula Berry Co.

The treats have no eggs, just a flax seed oil water and blueberry flavor ... and apple/peanut  butter flavor, according to company owners, Brian and Heather Keeney.

Currently the two run the company out of their Lake Elsninore home.

"People  love to give dog treats and when we looked at the treats on the market we saw the ingredients and even the so called 'healthy' ones had iffy ingrediants," Heather Keeney told Patch.

"Our treats have four ingredients ....no wheat in the treats so all dogs can have them,"  Keeney added.

Brian Keeney started the business of making dog treats because he is into organic foods and when he  got dogs he wanted his dogs to have the same type of food for having a longer life. 

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