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Peebles, an 11-year-old basset hound owned by Carl (Credit: Newsday/ Karen Wiles Stabile)

Peebles, an 11-year-old basset hound owned by Carl Zipperlen of East Rockaway, chills at the Hound Howlabaloo held by Tri State Basset Hound Rescue in Wantagh Park in Wantagh. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Basset Hound Olympics

The Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue presents the Long Island Basset Hound Olympics at Wantagh Park in Wantagh.

Sammy, 12, owned by Beth LaRusse of Garden
(Credit: Newsday/ Karen Wiles Stabile)

Sammy, 12, owned by Beth LaRusse of Garden City, is dressed in a pumpkin costume at the Hound Howlabaloo held by Tri State Basset Hound Rescue in Wantagh Park in Wantagh. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Will Popa, of Dix Hills, runs with the
(Credit: Newsday/ Karen Wiles Stabile)

Will Popa, of Dix Hills, runs with the family's basset hound, Dora, in the hurdle event at the Hound Howlabaloo held by Tri State Basset Hound Rescue in Wantagh Park in Wantagh. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Josh Kanowitz of Massapequa runs with the family's
(Credit: Newsday / Karen Wiles Stabile)

Josh Kanowitz of Massapequa runs with the family's basset hound Oliver in the meter event at the Hound Howlabaloo held by Tri State Basset Hound Rescue in Wantagh Park in Wantagh. Oliver won this event. (Oct. 13, 2012)

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Sammy, 12, gives some kisses to her owner,
(Credit: Newsday/ Karen Wiles Stabile)

Sammy, 12, gives some kisses to her owner, Beth LaRusse, of Garden City. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Will Popa, of Dix Hills, and his wife,
(Credit: Newsday/ Karen Wiles Stabile)

Will Popa, of Dix Hills, and his wife, Dianne, get to give their basset hound Dora the medal she won in the hurdle event at the Hound Howlabaloo held by Tri State Basset Hound Rescue in Wantagh Park in Wantagh. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Will Popa, of Dix Hills, cousin Liam That,
(Credit: Newsday / Karen Wiles Stabile)

Will Popa, of Dix Hills, cousin Liam That, 11, of Commack, and Will's wife, Dianne, give their basset hound Dora the medal she won in the hurdle event. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Michelle Gardiner of Deptford, N.J., with Scout, 2,
(Credit: Newsday/ Karen Wiles Stabile)

Michelle Gardiner of Deptford, N.J., with Scout, 2, and Lilly Ann, 3 months, who is one of Scout's 10 puppies that were all rescued by Tri State Basset Hound. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Peebles, an 11-year-old basset hound owned by Carl
(Credit: Newsday/ Karen Wiles Stabile)

Peebles, an 11-year-old basset hound owned by Carl Zipperlen of East Rockaway, chills at the Hound Howlabaloo held by Tri State Basset Hound Rescue in Wantagh Park in Wantagh. (Oct. 13, 2012)

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Dianne Popa of Dix Hills gives some loving
(Credit: Newsday/ Karen Wiles Stabile)

Dianne Popa of Dix Hills gives some loving to the family's basset hound, Dora, at the Hound Howlabaloo held by Tri State Basset Hound Rescue in Wantagh Park in Wantagh. (Oct. 13, 2012)

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