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March 9, 2021

“Andy” is located at the Central Bark dog park on West Pine Street in Hattiesburg. The piece was commissioned in likeness of HAPA donors Carey and Sharon Varnado’s beloved dog Andy. Sculptor Ben Watts creates original wildlife, western, and figurative works, as well as commissioned monuments and bronze portraits. His commissioned portraits include NFL great Walter Payton and U.S. Senator Howell Heflin of Alabama and an 11-foot monument to the memory of legendary archer Fred Bear for the Wonders of Wildlife Museum at Bass Pro Shops’ Springfield, MO facility.