Dogs Have Plenty to Bark About at This Event
Photos/text by SANDI FAHY
Linda Tilka of Piccadilly Poodle grooms her 18-month-old standard poodle named Harry Potter while manning the Tampa Bay Poodle Club booth at the American Kennel Club Responsible Dog Owner Day at the Harborview Center in downtown Clearwater on September 12. The event, which was hosted by the Clearwater, Tampa Bay and Pasco Kennel Clubs, featured a dog parade, agility and obedience demonstrations, demonstration by the Clearwater Police K-9 Unit and some 50 exhibits highlighting various breeds. Over 40 vendors also took part. The Tampa Bay Poodle Club has 40 members who hail from all over Pinellas County as well as Tampa and Bradenton. Poodle owners interested in more information may call (727) 647-2243.
Barbara Fulton of the Central Florida English Setter Club gets a smooch from Bogie, her four-year-old show dog, at AKC Responsible Dog Owner Day at the Harborview Center on September 12. Pinellas residents interested in learning more about English Setters or the Central Florida English Setter Club may call (727) 538-3826.
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