The Lucky Longneck Llama
4-H Club participated in the 2005 OSU Veterinary Medicine Pet Day
on April 30th.
Club Service. The club
participated with the
Koenigs at Pet Day on the OSU campus. This year the Koenigs and some club members
groomed eight animals then shared them with the public as part of
We started the morning with gray skies, but
the clouds broke a few times in the afternoon for a very nice day.
One of the great features of Pet Day is the number and types of pets
that show up with their owners. This year we saw a number of animals being
carried including an iguana, a number of ferrets, a snake (actually
all that was seen was the snake's tail sticking out of the owner's
shirt) and many breeds of dogs ranging in size from a chihuahua to a
great dane and a couple mastiffs.
Gold Sparkle (the
llama in the picture to the left) kisses the hand of a girl and gets
Hi Hopes (the llama to the right) decided to lie down which made
it nice for some of our shorter visitors!
Leap of Faith (the
llama in the picture to the left)
starts with a polite kiss on the top of her new friend's head.
Then "Faith" (in the picture to the right) decides to plant a
fuzzy kiss on her friend's nose!
Here is another picture of Hi Hopes saying hello to a little girl
in a stroller. "Hope" has decided that lying down on the job
is OK and her new friend is able to pet her more easily.
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