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Geneseo Republic - Geneseo, IL
  • Oscar Meier wins 2013 favorite pet contest

  • Oscar Meier, a dog owned by Ginger Nimrick, was the 2013 winner of the Henry County Humane Society-Geneseo's “Favorite Pet Contest.”
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  • Oscar Meier, a dog owned by Ginger Nimrick, was the 2013 winner of the Henry County Humane Society-Geneseo's "Favorite Pet Contest."
    Oscar Meier will receive a plaque and will be featured on the cover of the 2014 Henry County Humane Society calendar.
    Naulla, a dog owned by Brian and Tami Jones, placed second in the contest and will receive a plaque.
    Explorer, a chicken owned by Isaac Kuster, placed third and also will receive a plaque.
    Sixteen pets were entered in the contest, and their photos were on display at Walgreens in Geneseo.
    Area residents were encouraged to "vote" for their favorite pet by donating money to the humane society.
    The contest raised $1,482, which will be used to care for animals at the Geneseo shelter.
    The contest was sponsored by the Henry County Humane Society-Geneseo, Walgreens and the Geneseo Republic.
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