August 2, 2019In the News

Bella the Yorkie named ‘Cutest Dog in Carson City’ 2nd, 3rd place winners also announced

The winner of the Bret Andreas State Farm’s Cutest Dog of Carson City contest is Bella, the cutest Yorkie Poo, whose owner is Stan Jones. The contest was held on Saturday, July 27, to benefit Feeding Pets of the Homeless.


Second place winners were Rudy and Macie, owners Tanya and Ronald Millim, while third place winners were Mutley and Crew, owners Chris and Cindy Peterson.

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People’s choice award went to Alpine, owner Paul and Carin Fischer.

Thank you to Bret Andreas State Farm for hosting the event, as well as judges John Tatro and Dr. Gary Ailes. Special thanks to donors Sierra Le Bone, Benson’s Feed and Cal Ranch.

Twenty-seven pounds of pet food was collected and taken to FISH for distribution to homeless and low income in the area. Cash donations will provide for wellness clinics and emergency veterinary care to pets that belong to homeless people.

For more information visit For insurance information call 775-883-6363.

Feeding Pets of the Homeless believes in the healing power of companion pets and of the human/animal bond, which is very important in the lives of many homeless. They find solace, protection and companionship through their pets. They care for their pets on limited resources so they themselves have less. Our task, nationwide, is to feed and provide basic emergency veterinary care to their pets and thus relieve the anguish and anxiety of the homeless who cannot provide for their pets. by