The Natchitoches Human Society held its annual Krewe of Wag-uns Saturday in Historic Downtown Natchitoches.
Her Royal Highness, Queen Mutt-A-Gras 2017: LUCY, owned by Sarah and Leigh Jackson
His Royal Majesty, King REX RUFUS 2017: HENRY “Longtail” Hammilton, owned by Scott Hamilton
The Royal Court consisted of all the Natchitoches Humane Society adoptable dogs from Happy TAILS including Duchess Sasha, Duchess Foxy, Duchess Dalila, Duchess Violet, Duchess Brownie, Duchess Rhineheart, Duchess Nola, Duchess Panda, Duke Jimmi, Duke Brody and Duke Berry.
Children’s Costume Contest:
1st Place – Josie Andrews – daughter of Klie Frye and stepfather Mitch Heer, grandmother Loura Frye, styled by Amanda Frye
2nd Place – Christal Sellers – parent, Malia Sellers
3rd Place- Lilyasta Laning – parents, Pia Wyatt and Rick Laning
1st Place– Christal Sellers daughter of Malia Sellers 149
2nd Place– Hillary and Jeremy Bennett with Huggers 143
3rd Place– Winston (canine), owners Rick Lanning, Pia Wyatt, Axel, Lilyasta Laning
Dog Costume Contest:
1st Best in Show Pet – Buckley (a miniature horse) owned by Terry, Lanell, Laura and Emma Sklar
2nd Place Dog Costume – Ursula owned by Mary Hattaway
2nd Place Dog Costume – Huggers owned by Hillary and Jeremy Bennett
3rd Place Dog Costume – Snow owned by Braddox, Ashlea, Bayley and Hendrix Johnso
To provide care and treatment for homeless animals in need;
To find them suitable homes;
To help guide the public in education regarding the health and care of animals; and
To raise awareness of the importance of heartworm prevention, spaying/neutering, vaccinations and the overall health and well being of animals.