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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
  • Strut Your Mutt raises over $3,000

  • The 12th annual Strut Your Mutt benefit dog walk raised a record amount of money to support programs of the Phelps County Animal Welfare League (PCAWL).
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  • The 12th annual Strut Your Mutt benefit dog walk raised a record amount of money to support programs of the Phelps County Animal Welfare League (PCAWL).
    The support of dog owners, sponsors and donors from around the community helped the organization raise more than $3,000 this year — a record fundraiser.
    The event, which took place Saturday, Sept. 21, featured Many walkers who paraded their dogs through at Ber Juan Park.
    Other events of the day included a silent auction, photos of the dogs, nail trimming (courtesy of Jessi of Canine Connections), and dog show contests.  
    Bill Neely and Christine Gulley volunteered as special guest judges for the contests.
    Canine Connections and the Rolla Kennel Club offered information about dog training to event participants. Agility, obedience, rally and earth dog demonstrations were also provided to entertain the crowd.
    Event sponsors included Hunter Trucking, Phelps County Bank, Brewer Science, Animal Health Center (Dr. Berger), St. James Veterinary Clinic (Dr. Chitwood), John’s Firestone, Mercy Pharmacy, Rolla Animal Hospital (Dr. Janke), Canine Connections, Bishop Veterinary Clinic (Dr. Ranney), Pottery Den, Re/Max Heart of America and Daniel Paul Salon.
    PCAWL is a non-profit organization whose goal is to promote and improve the welfare of animals in Phelps County, by providing low-cost spay/neuter and other assistance to Phelps County pet owners. For more information about PCAWL or Strut Your Mutt, visit www.pcawl.org.
    Contest winners
    Tallest:
    1. Wendy Gorkow and Oscar
    2. Regina Garrabrant and Norman
    3. Susan Hinkle and Angus
    Smallest:
    1. Irene Gnemi and Lily Belle
    2. Casi Griggs and Junior
    3. Glennda Sutton and Artie
    Dog/Owner Look-Alike:
    1. Kameron Paige and Chloe
    2. Lexi and Ellie Oswald and Ginger
    3. Brockton West and Rudy
    Best Dressed:
    1. Peggy Figuero and Charlotta Pug
    2. Jessi Queen and Blitz
    3. Casi Griggs and Kitty and Junior
    Best Trick:
    1. Rachel Hendrix and Beanie
    2. Shelley Hight and Jack
    3. Theresa Weidner and Chloe
    Best Kisser:
    1. Casi Griggs and Kitty
    2. Johannah Gaines and Lexie
    3. Fredi Griggs and Junior
    Best Vocalist:
    1. Rachel Hendrix and Beanie
    Best Wag:
    1. Brenda Linkeman and Bradyn
    2. Mike Goldschmidt and Luna
    3. Leigh VanderMeer and Kenny
    Best Mutt:
    1. Brian Sutton and Joe
    2. Wesley Sutton and Merlin
    3. Johanna Gaines and Bella
    Cutest Dog:
    1. Jen Pattershall and Rizzo
    2. Kirk Vaughn and Sam
    3. Michelle Mitchell and Jake

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