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Dogs do a lot more than fetch at Fremont library show

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  • Cedar, a border collie, jumps through nine hoops as Robin's Dog Stars performed for kids during a program called Best in Show Mondays at Fremont Public Library in Mundelein.

       Cedar, a border collie, jumps through nine hoops as Robin's Dog Stars performed for kids during a program called Best in Show Mondays at Fremont Public Library in Mundelein.
    Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Cedar, a border collie, jumps over the back of dog trainer Robin Bengston on Monday at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein.

       Cedar, a border collie, jumps over the back of dog trainer Robin Bengston on Monday at the Fremont Public Library in Mundelein.
    Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Kids cheer the canine performers Monday at Fremont Public Library in Mundelein.

       Kids cheer the canine performers Monday at Fremont Public Library in Mundelein.
    Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Cedar, left, and Slater take the shoes off trainer Robin Bengston Monday at Fremont Public Library in Mundelein.

       Cedar, left, and Slater take the shoes off trainer Robin Bengston Monday at Fremont Public Library in Mundelein.
    Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

 
 

Kids cheered as dogs jumped through hoops and performed tricks Monday as Robin Bengston of Robin's Dog Stars brought her dogs to Fremont Public Library in Mundelein.

Starlight, a golden retriever, Cedar, a border collie, and Slater. a black Labrador retriever, were the stars of the show.

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Some of the tricks included jumping through nine hoops, answering the telephone and counting by barking.

Bengston, a native of Lake Villa, has been training dogs since 1990.

This is the first of series of six Monday night programs called Best in Show Mondays at the library. The shows coincide with the libraries summer reading program.

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