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Look at my pet!

By Staff | Jun 5, 2008

Joshua Olson sits with his golden retriever Champ and sister Hannah. Champ won first place for biggest dog, at 110 pounds, first place for most well behaved dog, best named pet, and Best Overall Pet.

The Estherville Parks and Recreation Department held its 2008 Pet Show at Rosewood ManorWednesday morning.

Among the participants were several dogs and cats, along with more unusual pets such as a frog, bird and hamster.

Results from the pet show are as follows:

Dogs

Biggest: 1, Joshua Olson and Champ; 2, Carol Huntley and BooBoo; 3, Shawntel Schwidder and Beau.

Jeannine Madden reaches out to pet Tiger, Gretchen Probst’s 15 pound cat. Tiger won first place for biggest cat, first place for best looking cat, and second place for most well behaved cat.

Smallest: 1, Hollie Sindt and Zoey.

Best looking: 1, Jenna McCoy and Sadie; 2, Shawntel Schwidder and Beau.

Most well behaved: 1, Joshua Olson and Champ; 2, Carol Huntley and BooBoo; 3, Jenna McCoy and Sadie.

Best trick: 1, Hollie Sindt and Zoey.

Cats

Austin Wedebrand shows the only aquatic animal at the pet show, Frogger. Frogger won first place for smallest pet, and first place for quietest pet.

Biggest: 1, Gretchen Probst and Tiger.

Best looking: 1, Gretchen Probst and Tiger; 2, Jenna McCoy and Tucker; 3, Sabreana Olson and Kritters.

Most well behaved: 1, Sabreana Olson and Kritters; 2, Gretchen Probst and Tiger; 3, Jenna McCoy and Tucker.

General

Smallest: 1, Austin Wedebrand and Frogger; 2, Brandon and Caleb Sharar and Teddy.

Most unusual: 1, Hunter Wedebrand and Pedro; 2, Shawntel Schwidder and Beau; 3, Austin Wedebrand and Frogger.

Best dressed: 1, Jenna McCoy and Sadie; 2, Jenna McCoy and Tucker; 3, Hunter Wedebrand and Pedro.

Loudest: 1, Hunter Wedebrand and Pedro.

Quietest: 1, Austin Wedebrand and Frogger; 2, Brandon and Caleb Sharar and Teddy; 3, Sabreana Olson and Kritters.

Best named: 1, Joshua Olson and Champ.

Overall best pet of the show was awarded to Joshua Olson’s golden retriever Champ.