Dogs experience an early Christmas in Clunes

DOGS GALORE: Lots of owners and their pooches showed up to the Christmas party despite the heavy rain. Photo: Dylan Burns
DOGS GALORE: Lots of owners and their pooches showed up to the Christmas party despite the heavy rain. Photo: Dylan Burns

DOGS in Clunes have celebrated Christmas early.

The second annual dog Christmas party was hosted at Long View Farm and Meats in Clunes for pooches large and small last week.

This year, the pooches were given a Christmas present from 10-year-old James de Kort.

CELEBRATION: James de Kort, 10, who created the doggy gifts, with his pooch Pebbles and Santa Claus. Photo: Dylan Burns

CELEBRATION: James de Kort, 10, who created the doggy gifts, with his pooch Pebbles and Santa Claus. Photo: Dylan Burns

James received a sewing machine for his birthday and with help from his mum and aunt, came up with the idea to design and sew a bandana for each dog who attended the party.

He said he wanted to give all the dogs a “special Christmas present” and thought a bandana was a good idea as he liked to dress up his dog, Pebbles, with the accessory. 

His mum, Lana, said Clunes was a dog-loving town and the event celebrated that.