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Wiener dogs will be jumping hurdles to compete in the national competition, being held in Vergas during Looney Daze.

Wiener Dog races to be run in Vergas

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On Aug. 10, a stampede of tiny furry feet will thunder down the racetrack at the 2013 National Wiener Dog Races, held this year as part of the Vergas Looney Daze. 


Event coordinator Tom “Digger” Anderson, a resident of Savage, Minn. has been a part of the Wiener racing circuit since he got his first dachshund eight years ago.

He joined a nationwide dachshund rescue group called “Dachshunds Making a Difference,” which had a chapter in the Twin Cities.

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