City of Summit to hold annual PAL Pet Show

Summit 2021 PAL Pet Show and Online Contest 

Summit Department of Community Programs

The City of Summit Department of Community Programs will hold its annual Police Athletic League (PAL) Pet Show on Saturday, May 15 on the Village Green. Registration for the free event begins at 1 p.m. with judging at 1:30 p.m. The pet show will also have an online photo contest with a separate digital media award.

The competition is organized into two categories: dogs only and an all-other pets category. In the dog show, small, medium, and large dogs will compete with their owners by walking across the stage in front of the judges. The all-other pet exhibition will include animals such as cats, reptiles and birds on an auxiliary stage. All pets must be kept on leashes or in pet carriers at all times during the event. 

Prizes will be provided by the PAL and awarded for each category, and for participation. In the event of rain, the pet show will be held on Sunday, May 16. 

Residents can also participate in the online pet show contest by emailing a photo of their pet in any Summit park or location to The Department of Community Programs will post all photos on its Facebook page. The pet photo that receives the most likes by May 14 will win the digital media award. 

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