Beau’s winning, unbroken smooch with owner Linda Walton of Saco lasted 45.8 seconds, Bangor Daily News reported.

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It was a little off the pace of nearly a minute he set last year, but still good enough to lick the competition.

Second place went to Sunny, a Staffordshire terrier, and owner Casey Mountain with a time of 16.8 seconds.

Third was lapped up by a dog named Django and owner Erik Boucher, who locked lips for 11.7 seconds.

For their winning effort, Walton and Beau were awarded a 75-dollars gift certificate to the Planet Dog store.

Walton donated most of her winnings to the runners-up.