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Sometimes, assignments just seem goofy. For example, how about a charity dog wash held at a car dealership? You can imagine what I went home smelling like. But the soggy dogs made for some cute and funny pictures.

MAX GERSH | ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR Kacy Peters (left) hoses off Beemer, a 4-month-old Bichon mix, while Amanda Witczak holds him Saturday, June 4, during a charity dog wash at Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall in Cherry Valley. Proceeds from the event benefit Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary, PAWS Humane Society and Rockford Career College Vet Tech Program. ©2011

MAX GERSH | ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR Kacy Peters (left) hoses off Beemer, a 4-month-old Bichon mix, while Amanda Witczak holds him Saturday, June 4, during a charity dog wash at Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall in Cherry Valley. Proceeds from the event benefit Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary, PAWS Humane Society and Rockford Career College Vet Tech Program. ©2011

This one dog got a little attitude and stuck his tongue out at me.

MAX GERSH | ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR Wiley, a 3-year-old Rat Terrier, holds up his leg while being rinsed off Saturday, June 4, during a charity dog wash at Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall in Cherry Valley. Wiley's owner, Jaime King, said "He hates baths and that's the best I've ever seen him behave for a bath." Proceeds from the event benefit Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary, PAWS Humane Society and Rockford Career College Vet Tech Program. ©2011

MAX GERSH | ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR Wiley, a 3-year-old Rat Terrier, holds up his leg while being rinsed off Saturday, June 4, during a charity dog wash at Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall in Cherry Valley. Wiley's owner, Jaime King, said "He hates baths and that's the best I've ever seen him behave for a bath." Proceeds from the event benefit Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary, PAWS Humane Society and Rockford Career College Vet Tech Program. ©2011

MAX GERSH | ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR Angus, a 13-year-old West Highland White Terrier, stands still while Julie Henry and Ray Fuller rinse him off Saturday, June 4, during a charity dog wash at Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall in Cherry Valley. Proceeds from the event benefit Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary, PAWS Humane Society and Rockford Career College Vet Tech Program. ©2011

MAX GERSH | ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR Angus, a 13-year-old West Highland White Terrier, stands still while Julie Henry and Ray Fuller rinse him off Saturday, June 4, during a charity dog wash at Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall in Cherry Valley. Proceeds from the event benefit Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary, PAWS Humane Society and Rockford Career College Vet Tech Program. ©2011

MAX GERSH | ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR Kacy Peters' feet get wet while giving Buddy, an 8-year-old Golden Retriever, a final rinse Saturday, June 4, during a charity dog wash at Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall in Cherry Valley. Proceeds from the event benefit Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary, PAWS Humane Society and Rockford Career College Vet Tech Program. ©2011

MAX GERSH | ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR Kacy Peters' feet get wet while giving Buddy, an 8-year-old Golden Retriever, a final rinse Saturday, June 4, during a charity dog wash at Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall in Cherry Valley. Proceeds from the event benefit Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary, PAWS Humane Society and Rockford Career College Vet Tech Program. ©2011

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