Dogs Hunt for Easter Eggs

By Jonathan Cooper |

Published 04/19 2014 09:01PM

Updated 04/19 2014 11:50PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) An egg hunt on Saturday attracted some furry participants.

Dogs and their owners searched for eggs filled with treats.

The event was hosted by Creatures by Theresa, a rescue shelter for non-traditional animals.

Money raised at the event went to the shelter to pay for treatment the animals need.

Owner Theresa Harrington said the turnout was great for the new event.

"I actually had heard somebody else had done it in another state and I kind of went from there," said Harrington. "I just thought it'd be cool to have dogs come out and look for Easter eggs."

Creatures by Theresa sold raffle tickets and had a photographer take pictures of people and their dogs.

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