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Pup gets 'pickled'

By Kelly Corbett
Published in News on April 23, 2012 1:46 PM

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Sonny the poodle stands stoically Monday at Shear Grooming Magic as Charlene Lognion, right, and Brandi Mayott dye the fur on his ear yellow. The 60-pound poodle is being dyed blue, black, yellow and green to make him look like Ollie Q. Cumber in honor of the North Carolina Pickle Festival. The pair is planning to to walk around the festival with Sonny this weekend and ask for $1 donations to get a picture taken with the dog. All the proceeds will then go to the Wayne County Humane Society.

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The happy-go-lucky poodle gives Mrs. Mayott a nuzzle as he prepares for his debut as Ollie Q. Cumber. He will likely be available for adoption after the N.C. Pickle Festival.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ollie Q. Cumber, the Mt. Olive Pickle Co. mascot, will not be the only pickle character trekking around the North Carolina Pickle Festival this weekend. Sonny, a 3-year-old poodle, will be sporting a pickle look of...

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