Parkersburg Art Center to host dog show

PARKERSBURG — The “Bow Wow Meow” dog show will be 1:30 p.m. July 28 at the Parkersburg Art Center.

Registration is $10 per dog and there’s a category for every dog, the art center said. Prizes will be awarded to the top dog in each of the five categories: Best Smile: The Mona Lisa Award, Good Ole Dog: Grandma(pa) Moses Award, Fluffiest Dog: Bob Ross Award, Best Costumes: Armani Award, and Best Trick: The Banksy Award.

To register your dog, go to parkersburgartcenter.org/upcomingcurrent-events. Select the category you would like to enter from the drop down menu and add it to the cart.

People are also welcome to call 304-485-3859 or stop in at the Parkersburg Art Center to sign up. Registration is open through July 25.

The registration fee admits dogs and their owners to attend the “Bow Wow Meow Regional Art Exhibit,” which will run from 2-4 p.m. July 28 at the Parkersburg Art Center.

The dog show will be held in the grass area at Eighth and Market streets. If it is too hot, the event will move to the shaded Melissa’s Garden area. If it rains, the event will move to the art center’s ballroom.

There is no charge to watch the show and root for your favorite dog, art center officials said.

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