Jamie Coyle (11), of Queenstown, holds Mindy, who won the
best-dressed competition. Photo by Christina McDonald.
It was a case of dogs helping cats at the Remarkables
Market on Saturday, with dogs modelling their best garments and
uttering their finest words in aid of their feline
Entry to the inaugural dog show was either a donation or a
can of cat food for the Queenstown Cat Rescue, which finds
homes for and de-sexes stray and wild cats.
In third place was Abby, representing food outlet Eat Humble
Pie, showing great restraint in not demolishing the pies
spelling Top Pie Dog attached to her cape.
The other-worldly couple of Pope Francis Dog and Mother
Theresa strolled around spreading goodwill and gained second
place for their effort.
Taking away the biggest bag of dog treats was Mindy, who drew
inspiration from her own wardrobe to come out looking very
stylish in a pair of yellow leggings and a pink hoodie.
A spot prize was given to Frankie, whose combined effort with
partner in crime Bryn Veint (4) had Bryn wearing the pants of
a spiderman outfit and Frankie wearing the top half.
Other categories included best bark, best trick, best groomed
and best discipline.