Peabody American Legion Auxiliary sponsored a dog show Monday morning at Peabody City Park. Auxiliary members, Peabody Veterinary Clinic, and That Dog Gone Barkery of Goessel provided the prizes.
Judges were Keneil Gomez, Darcie Anderson, and Duane Unruh.
In the cutest dog category, the first-place winner was Leo, a Pomeranian, shown by Saje Bayes. Second place went to Duke, shown by Debbie Orcutt, and third place went to Rosie, shown by Ryan Bayes.
The smallest dog was a Schnauzer named Bridget, shown by Tina Partridge. Second place went to Wrigley, a Yorkie-poo shown by Dylan Wilcott.
In the largest dog category, the winner was Cassie, a Labrador retriever shown by Isaac Bayes. Second place went to Skeeter, a Lab shown by Kela Schmidt, and third place went to Mocha, a Lab shown by Lilly Partridge.
Freckles, a terrier mix shown by Sam Eldridge, won first for the “waggiest” tail, followed by Katie, a pit bull, shown by Jeanette Jacobson.
Doug, a Dachshund shown by Brian Williams, took first for best kisser. Second place went to Snort, an Australian Shepherd/Border Collie mix shown by Janie Hampton.
The best canine dancer was Cooper, a spaniel shown by Becki Zook. Second place went to Freckles, shown by Sam Eldridge, and third place went to Grace, an Australian Shepherd shown by Koby Schroeder.
The best catcher was Snort, with second place going to Skeeter, and third to Topaz, a Shih-Tzu mix shown by Clara Eldridge.
Snort took another blue ribbon for being the most talented dog. Second place went to Doug. Third place went to Suzie, a Beagle, who was honored for training her owners. She was shown by Anna Eldrige.
Wrigley was voted best dressed and Fluffy, a mixed breed shown by Nancy Miller, came in second.
Two dogs placed for looking most like their owners. Tinkerbell, a Shih-Tzu shown by Emmy Schroeder took first and Fluffy came in second.
Doug, the popular Dachshund, won in the judges’ favorite category.
Snort added to his collection of ribbons when he was named grand champion of the 2011 July Fourth Dog Show.