Dog Parade closed out the Botanical Gardens'
bigger and better Holiday Lights on Dec. 30, 2012. Many thanks to
Member Barbara Goss for dreaming up the idea and spearheading it every
year! There were 48 entries in seven categories and a
good time was had by all.
Winners of the 2012 dog parade
Owner Pat Collins
Best Botanical Costume
Just showing Up
The Dog Parade's generous sponsors, who contributed many nice prizes, were Amazon Animal Clinic,
Largo; Animal and Bird Clinic, Clearwater; Animal Care Clinic, Largo,
which donated a $35 dental exam for every dog in the parade;
Largo Feed and Garden Supply, Largo; Largo Veterinary Hospital;
Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital and Kennels, Seminole; and Pets Unlimited,
were:Veterinarians Dr. Jannel Dowling,
Dr. David Tollen, Dr. Shashi Goswami and Mr. David Parhill of Hill's
Science Food dogfood.