If at first you don't succeed, wipe the slobber off and try again. Just ask 4-year-old pup Huckleberry, who was crowned Monday as this year's "Beautiful Bulldog." The contest is held ahead of the annual Drake Relays track and field meet.
Nancy O'Malley is an advocate for elders -- four-legged ones. A volunteer at the Sonsini Animal Shelter, the retired Boston public school teacher walks the dogs at the shelter on Sunday mornings when she is in the Berkshires where she has a weekend home in Cheshire.