Wiener dog race at the Livestock Show

The Victoria Livestock Show continued today with some four-legged friends competing in a race for some great prizes. 

“So the wiener dog contest race is all about the dogs coming out and at racing. We have four categories. This is the 11th year we’ve done it. It was the highest turnout,” said Travis Scharr owner of pet resort. 

There were 43 contestants, about 10 more from last year.  The weiner dogs are broken down to 4 divisions from 0-1, 1-5, 5-9 and over 9 is the senior division. They run against each other until they get to the finalists. the first and second get a trophy ribbon and a stuffed dog with a gift certificate to pet resort on main.