There will be a Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest at PetSmart in Oak Ridge on Saturday, October 30.
The contest is presented by the Anderson County Animal Shelter and the County Mayorâ€™s Office, a press release said.
It will begin at 11 a.m. that day. Registration for the contest will begin at 10:15 a.m. under the tent in the parking lot, the press release said.
PetSmart is at 203 Main Street in Oak Ridge.
Costume contest categories are most creative costume, most hilarious costume, best owner/handler look alike, best child and pet. Winners in each category will compete for best of show, the press release sadi. Award prizes are sponsored by Madison Insurance Group, JDâ€™s Realty and Auction, Anderson County Trustee Regina Copeland, and County Mayor Terry Frank.
In addition to the dog costume contest, volunteers from Slumdog Rescue Crew and B.A.R.K. (Bettering Animal Rescue in the Knoxville area) will be at the event to dress up adoptable dogs from the Anderson County Animal Shelter, the release said.
There is no entry fee for the contest. Citizens are invited to participate, to watch the fun, or meet adoptable dogs from the shelter, the press release said.
For contest details and rules, visit online at the Anderson County Animal Shelter page on Facebook.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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