PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The 10th Annual “Wiener 100” dachshund race kicked off Kennywood’s first day of “Celebrate America.”
26 dachshunds and their owners gathered to participate in the race.READ MORE: Saturday On JP Roofing FAN N'ATION (SEPTEMBER 18)
Dr. Mike Hutchinson of Animal General joined KDKA’s Dave Crawley to emcee this important event. With wiener dogs, getting from point A to point B, starting line to finish, is often a circuitous path.READ MORE: This Saturday On JP Roofing FAN N'ATION (SEPTEMBER 11)
The winner of the heavyweight division is a dog with the unwieldy title of Oscar Mayer von Wienerschnitzel the First, and a dog named Astara wins the “Champions Heat” for the third straight year.MORE NEWS: BTS of "Champions" Music Video by Choze
Celebrate America days continue through Sunday at Kennywood Park. The days will include patriotic music, special daily entertainment and fireworks nightly, weather permitting.