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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presented the Dog-O-Rama Dog Show at the Coon Creek Recreation Area Amphitheater on July 2, 2011. Fifteen dogs were entered in the show and over 120 spectators enjoyed watching the canine participants show off their looks and talents. A variety of dogs were present, including a Miniature Schnauzer, Collie, and Boston Terrier just to name a few.

Five categories were judged and the winners were as follows:

Biggest Dog: Bentley and owner Alexis Reese of St. Louis, Missouri

Best Trick: Sammy and owner Wendy Hamm of Delavan, IL

Best Dressed: Elliot and owner Linda McBee, Herrick, IL

Smallest Dog: Guido and owner Carol Logan of Findlay, IL

Most Precious Puppy: LD and owner Connie Large of Owaneco, IL

The category winners received a plaque and a bag of treats donated by Double D Tack, County Market and Brix Veterinary of Shelbyville. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would like to thank the businesses and everyone that participated in the event for making it a success.

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