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Doggie Days Are Here Again!!

Its pronounced dough- gie and its not only a calf who's lost his mother and it's also part of one of the best celebrations in the entire area.

It's the 63 annual Doggie Days is underway in Dumas.The celebration is world famous and you to can be a Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas for one weekend.

The food the fun and all the money goes to help folks in Moore County and the Panhandle. Its Doggie Days 09 and its on tap now thru Saturday.

"Meals on Wheels gets the majority of the money over 40 local organizations benefit from the Boy Scouts to Christmas sharing the YMCAand other worthy organizations," Jackie Wiswell, Dumas Noon Lion.

Last year the Dumas Noon Lions club gave 74-thousand dollars to local groups.

The raffle on a 2010 Grabber Blue Mustang for 4 dollars helps bring in the dough."The grabber is a 2010 first of all we got one of the first one hot off the press from the factory it was a month late but once it got here it was worth the wait".

The Dumas Noon Lions club hold Doggie Days close to their heart and so does the town of the Ding Dong Daddys and the Ding Dong Dollys.  

The parade is Saturday morning at 11:00 and the Midway is open thru Saturday. Hand stamps are 20.00 dollars.

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