Let the Dogs Decide!! The Dognald v Joe Bitin’ Legal disclaimer: This canine election was not “rigged”. It was conducted fairly and without use of treats or coercion for votes and was observed by no fewer than 2 poll watchers throughout to ensure impartiality. About the voters: Duke (male, age 9) is a Basset Hound and Tilda (female age 4) is a Coonhound Mix. Duke is a rescue from Basset Hound Rescue of Michigan. Tilda is a rescue from a shelter out of GA.