Clearwater Festival Attracts Pets of All Sizes
Photos/text by SANDI FAHY
Bruce Meligan holds the trophy his two Newfoundland canines won for "Best of Show" at the Clearwater Pet Festival on March 27. The dogs, now 5 years of age, were litter mates. Blossom is at left, Olaf at right. Also receiving awards were Diane Travers' dog, Jessie (Largest Pet); Merle Stubbins' hedgehog, Hattie Mae (Smallest Pet); and Alie Clark's bearded dragons, Mojo and Jojo (Most Unique Pet). The event featured a pet parade, puppy races, rescue groups, pet supply vendors, Clearwater Police K-9 demonstrations and more.
(from left) Event coordinator Anne Fogarty France, Cleveland the Cat (Danny France) and volunteers Nancy and Rolf Beckmann are ready to welcome pet owners to the Clearwater Pet Festival in downtown Clearwater on March 27.
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