‘Superdogs’ boost for canine charity

Cara and Jodie McKinstry with Tigger taking part in the Superdog show at Carnfunnock. INLT 19-362-PR
Cara and Jodie McKinstry with Tigger taking part in the Superdog show at Carnfunnock. INLT 19-362-PR
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The winners of the “Superdog” event held at Carnfunnock Country Park on Saturday, May 4 have been announced.

Dog with the waggiest tail - 1. Bella (Elaine Hartnett, Larne); 2. Ollie (Tyler Eaton, Carrickfergus); 3. May (Liz Doherty, Carnalbanagh); 4. Bobby (Emma Brownlee, Newtownabbey).

Dog with the saddest eyes - 1. Fabian (Steven Ramsey, Larne); 2. Spartacus (Dionne Morris, Rathcoole); 3. Charlie (Evie Hughes, Larne); 4. Rosie (Charlotte Meban, Larne)

Dog with the biggest ears - 1. Charlie (Evie Hughes, Larne) 2. Casper (James Buchanan, Larne); 3. Roxy (Jonny Crymble, Ballycarry; 4. Rollo (Claire Pritchard, Ballycarry).

Dog most like Its owner - 1. Scruff (Joanne Stewart, Larne); 2. Tuppence (Patricia McQuade, Larne); 3, Oscar (Jackie Barr, Larne); 4. Daisy Bee (Tia Wilson, Larne).

Dog the judge would like most to take home- 1. Tess (Joanne McBratney, Larne); 2. Missy (Joanne Doherty, Whiteabbey; 3. Charley (Sharon Kelly, Larne) 4. Buster (Shona McAlary, Coleraine).

Best rescue dog - 1. Bosun (Cathy Cairns, Larne); 2, Misty (Mark Johnston, Larne); 3, Holly (Holly McKeown, Larne); 4. Hamish (Heather Nixon, Larne).

Best pedigree dog - 1. Shekota (Annette Jeffrey, Larne); 2. Bailie (Trevor Robinson, Carrickfergus); 3 Jake (Kerry Creighton, Carrickfergus); 4. Poppy (Kirsty Brown, Rathcoole).

Best non-pedigree dog - 1. Lola (Andrew Guy, Limavady) 2. Poppy (Debra McNeilly, Ballynure); 3. Dexie (Evie Stirling, Larne); 4. Chum (Darren McGuigan, Larne).

Fancy dress - 1. Molly & Ben (Maria Kane, Carrickfergus); 2. Maisie (Ciara McAuley, Larne); 3, Misty (Mrs Brownlee, Larne); 4. Bandit (Kerry King, Larne).

Best in show - Tess (Joanne McBratney, Larne); reserve best in show - Lola (Andrew Guy, Limavady).

The members of Latharna Canine and Dog Training Club would like to thank all those who supported this event. A special thanks to Larne Borough Council, and in particular, Zoe Lindsay and her staff at Carnfunnock Country Park; and also to Olive Nelson, of Barking Mad Grooming Pad, Maurice McIlroy, Firgrove Boarding Kennels and Cattery and Ralph Gault who contributed prizes or sponsorship for the event.

A total of £350 was raised for the work of the Dogs Trust in Northern Ireland.