Dozer, a Bulldog owned by Brad Berman of Merritt Island was chosen “King” of the Park and his “Queen” was Jewel, a Chihuahua owned by Suzanne Leichtling of Cape Canaveral at the Central Brevard Humane Society’s 11th Annual Paws in the Park on Saturday, October 26th, at the Wickham Park Main Pavilion in Melbourne. Several hundred people attended the event.
Other awards presented were “Pet/Companion Look-a-Like” awarded to Tiki, a Yorkshire Terrier mix owned by Debbie Price of Melbourne; “Best Pet Trick” went to Ahanu, a Papillon owned by Michelle Stapf of Cocoa; and Echo, a Australian Shepherd owned by Rachel Dyal of Cocoa was the winner of the “Halloween Spookacular” Costume Contest.
Photo (L to R): Echo with Dyal, Becky Hinton with Brevard Pug, Jewel with Leichtling, Dozer with Berman, Tiki with Price, Theresa Clifton with the Humane Society and Ahanu with Stapf
This fun interactive pet fundraiser included a “pooch” parade dog walk around the pavilion area, educational & rescue group booths, animal-related vendors and pet contests.
Event sponsors included The Real Yellow Pages, FLORIDA TODAY, Animal Emergency & Critical Care Center of Brevard, Ash Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center P.A., Coastal Ambulance Services, Econo-Kill Pest Control and sthorpe.com.