Young-Williams Animal Center invites you to join us at our 15th Annual Mardi Growl on Saturday, March 5th! We are so excited to be back with our annual parade and pet festival.
Registration is $15 per pet and we’ll have seven fun categories to compete in. Register your pet and learn more below.
How do I register for the Mardi Growl pet contest?
Please register each pet participating in the pet show. The human handler is free! Register your pet to compete in one of seven pet show categories here. You can PRE-Register online February 28th. Pre-registration is $15 and includes an awesome swag bag and attendance for four human companions.
DAY-OF Registration is $20.00 and will be held inside the entrance gates beginning at 10:00 AM. Registration closes prior to the start of the parade at 11:00 AM.
Every registered dog is eligible to receive a swag bag while supplies last. They will be available for early pick up Wednesday March 2nd and Thursday March 3rd from 2-5:00 PM at Young-Williams Animal Center (3201 Division Street).
How do I pick my Pet Show Contest category?
What contests I can enter?
Best Dawg Pack: Best group of dogs entered together, such as a rescue group, business or organization
Pet/Owner Look-a-like: Coordinate your outfits and win
Best Dog Couple: Two dogs that make a great pair!
Most Unique Mixed Breed (Mutt): Show us your adorable mutt and all that makes them unique
Best Costume: Go wild and the best costume wins!
Best Naked Dog: Is your dog not a fashionista? That’s okay. Bring your low-maintenance pup as they are!
What time is check in, and where do I go on the day of the event?
Where can I pick up my swag bag?
Every registered dog is eligible to receive a swag bag while supplies last. They will be available for early pick up Wednesday March 2nd and Thursday March 3rd from 2-5:00 PM at Young-Williams Animal Center (3201 Division Street). You can also pick up your swag bag the day-of the event at the registration tent starting at 10:00 AM (while supplies last.)
How do I buy a t-shirt, mask or bandana?
More information coming soon!