The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County will host the Trot for Spot Pet Parade and Canine Carnival Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Humane Society’s facility, 935 Farm Road.
Well-behaved dogs are invited to participate in a half-mile pet parade, and owners are urged to dress them up as creatively as possible to compete for awards such as best costume, dog/owner lookalike, best bark and best trick.
The carnival will also include a doggy DJ, a dog training session, canine unit demonstration, dog cool-down stations, an agility course and an awards ceremony. Activities for the kids will include a craft table, game station, face painting and a Dalmatian bouncy castle.
General admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children and includes admission to the Canine Carnival. Dogs are welcome. Separate fees apply for parade entry.
All proceeds from Trot for Spot will benefit the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County. Participants wishing to register for the event in advance may visit www.memphishumane.org for more information.