Top dogs have their day at community centre

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PAMPERED pooches and marvellous mutts headed down to Peterhead Community Centre to take part in this year’s Scottish Week dog show.

The event proved to be a howling success, with top dog for 2012 being Barney, a King Charles Spaniel owned by Kelly O’Brien. Runner-up was Rio, a Samoyed owned by Morag Miles.

There were a number of categories up for contention including best non-pedigree, the dog with the waggiest tail, best veteran and puppy, and best pedigree.

Fun categories included best fancy dress (in a red, white a blue theme to celebrate Jubliee year), and dog with the waggiest tail.

This year’s event also featured a special agility demonstration, which proved a hit with the audience and dog owners alike.

Full results were as follows:

Fancy dress - Barney, King Charles Spaniel, owned by Kelly O’Brien.

Best junior handler - Melissa Mitchell with Blu the Blue Roan Cocker Spaniel.

Best puppy - Mika, Chihuahua, owned by Kelly Dobbie.

Best veteran - Whisky, Jack Russell cross, owned by Jennifer Fraser.

Pedigree small - Teddy, Whippet, owned by Edward Beattie.

Pedigree large - Rio, Samoyed, owned by Morag Miles.

Non-pedigree - Tyson, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, owned by Michael Best.

Dog with waggiest tail - Murphy, Working Cocker Spaniel, owned by Lisa Bryson.