Published 12:20 am Friday, October 7, 2016

Shown are all the winners from the 2016 Andalusia Area Humane Society’s Doggie Dash.

Shown are all the winners from the 2016 Andalusia Area Humane Society’s Doggie Dash.

The Andalusia Area Humane Society held its 12th Annual Doggie Dash and Strut Your Mutt Walk on Sat., Oct. 1, at the future Estep Community Dog Park on Pearl Street in Andalusia.

“We are very grateful to all the volunteers, judges, and participants that joined the fun and made this Doggie Dash Day a great success,” said Debra Evans, treasurer. “We think everyone was a winner just to be out on such a perfect morning,” she said.

The AAHS Board of Directors would also like to thank their annual sponsors who make Doggie Dash Day and community outreach programs – like low-cost spay/neuter – possible here in Covington County.

The 2016 sponsors are the John H. and Grace M. Estep Foundation, the Solon and Martha Dixon Foundation, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, Walker Veterinary Services of Opp, Covington Electric Co-op, CCB Community Bank, the City of Andalusia, Covington Directional Drilling, Inc., Covington Family Care, P.C., David’s Catfish House, John & Faye Vick, Jones Veterinary Hospital, Midway Community Childrens’ Church, Vet Express – Bob Bush DVM, TV Cable Company of Andalusia, Andalusia Animal Clinic & Pet Resort, Andalusia Dental Group, Andalusia Tire Company, Bass Agency Real Estate, Care Med Florala Pharmacy, Covington Casket Company, Darby’s Village Pharmacy, Hilltop Meat Company & Seafood Restaurant, Huddle House, and Rep. Mike Jones, Jr.

Listed below are the winning participants in each event.

“Next year, when the park is fenced, we will be able to expand and have some ‘off-leash’ events, too,” said Evans.


2016 Doggie Dash Winners


Best Costume

1st   Juliet with Ivy Youngblood

2nd   Willow with Jessica Greer

3rd   Toothless with Abbie Fore


Best Trick

1st – Lacy with Gage Dwyer

2nd – Zoey Rayne with Brittney Theis

3rd – Aussie with Matthew Beasley

Agility Course

1st   Rory with Jenny Tixier

2nd – Aussie with Matthew Beasley

3rd – Juliet with Ivy Youngblood

Waggiest Tail: Roxi with Kacey McGuire

Best of Show: Luna with Tara & Michael Veasey