Walk-A-Dog-A-Thon earns record amount for animal shelter

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:59

The West Milford Animal Shelter held its annual Walk-A-Dog-Athon on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005 at Wawayanda State Park. The weather was perfect for a leisurely walk in the park. Over 300 dogs and their 200 human companions participated. The canine contest winners were: Best Behaved, Rosie, Largest Dog: Blade, Smallest Dog: (tie for first) Tess, and Santana, Best Dressed: (tie for first) Della and Miss. Brynn, Best Kisser: Carrie and Best Trick (tie for first) Bella and Lacie. The event raised $12,227.50. The winners of the human contest for top amounts raised were: Grand Prize $500 Samantha Grieves. First prize $400 Ortolani Jewelers Gift Certificate. Cindi Babula. Second prize $300 ShopRite gift certificate, Felicia Talfy. Third prize Custom Home Illustration by Wil Dewey Irene O’Dell. Fourth prize two tickets for the Paper Mill Playhouse, Roberta Wurdemann.