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Every dog a winner at Park District show

Nate Pikalek from West Fargo brings his 12-week-old English Bulldog, Dozer, to the West Fargo Dog Show at Elmwood Park. David Samson/The Forum1 / 4
Dog owners and their prized companions filled the Elmwood Park shelter area for the West Fargo Dog Show last Tuesday evening. David Samson/The Forum2 / 4
Kaylie Bueng of Fargo nuzzles her Pekingese, Paris. David Samson/The Forum3 / 4
Kelly Kolness pets his St. Bernard, Odin, before the start of the show. David Samson/The Forum4 / 4

The West Fargo Park Districts 3rd Annual Dog Show was a huge success, attracting a crowd of over 300 people, 20 vendors, as well as over 60 dogs participating. Topping it off was beautiful weather, free hot dogs and a number of door prizes awarded to happy attendees.

Several winners were announced in a variety of divisions including:

Small Dog Category: Best Groomed - Jazz, Jacelyn Lardy; Best Dressed - Tiki, Jamie Vandrovec; Most Adorable - Baxter, Vietmy Ngyen; Most Spots - Lexi, Janie Kunick; Best Trick - Jett, Brenda McBain; Best Tail Wagging - Chester, Erin Hardy; and Owner/Dog Look-alike - Cassie, Nicole Schreiner.

Large Dog Category: Best Groomed - Macy, Kim Gross; Best Dressed -Bulldozer, Terry Thompson; Most Adorable - Diesel, Toni Schmidt; Most Spots - Abby, Cheri Verdoorn; Best Trick - Petey, Abby Cline; Best Tail Wagging - Choksey, Pandu, Hlagahawatte; and Owner/Dog Look-alike - Angel, Michelle Frame.

Best of Show - Jazz, Poodle, Jacelyn Lardy.