CHICAGO — Pup Vegas won the first Imperial Windy City Court Puppy contest on Saturday, July 30, at Chicago’s Jackhammer bar.
This was the first year for the contest. The previous titleholder, Pup Vino, was appointed to the title and later went on to win Mr. Midwest Leather 2016. Vegas will go on to the International Puppy Contest next year in St. Louis.
Vegas was one of two pups competing for the title, with the other being Pup Chewy. Diamond Devereaux Yaki had originally been the emcee for the contest, but work obligations forced her to cancel. Pup Ryker, Mr. Heartland Leather 2014, step in to guide the contest. The judges included Illinois Ms. Leather Pride 2016 Sarah Sloane, Vino, photographer Inked Kenny, Great Lakes Puppy Rococo and Illinois LeatherSir 2016 Sir S.