Prince Albert’s Best of the Best crossed the red carpet on two legs Wednesday evening, and in one case, four.
Prince Albert Police Service Dog Daxa stole the show when she arrived to cheers from the crowd, who gathered around the German Shepard to take photos. Daxa received the 2018 BOB award for Prince Albert’s Best Police Officer. It marked the first time an animal has taken home a Best of the Best honour.
“If she could talk, she’d say thanks for the nominations and all the votes,” her handler Kelsey Bighetty said. “These dogs do a lot for the police service … to get this recognition here in Prince Albert, it’s pretty amazing, it’s nice to show support for our service dogs.”
PAPS police dog Daxa makes BOB Awards history Wednesday night by becoming first non-human...we believe ... to be honoured pic.twitter.com/yKoZxSRMGV
— Glenn Hicks (@hickscanada1) September 13, 2018
The celebrations at the Ches Leach Lounge honoured Best of the Best winners in all categories and featured food and entertainment from various winning establishments around town.
paNOW Senior Sales Consultant Joe Bexson was pleased with the crowds who turned out in force to attend the annual gala event.
“People came, they stayed and just had a great time,” Bexson said. “It’s just great to see the businesses, from the smallest to the largest interacting and celebrating their success.”
A full list of the Best of the Best award winners is available here.
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