SHELTER TO HOST 6th ANNUAL MUTT SHOW

SHELTER TO HOST 6th ANNUAL MUTT SHOW

From the sweetest smile to the trickiest dog, the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will welcome a host of pets to its 6th Annual Mutt Show to benefit the shelter.

The event will take place Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Young Park in Las Cruces.

Pet owners can register their mutts in one or more of 10 categories, including biggest paws, most obedient, and best costume. The entry fee is $5 per category or $25 for unlimited participation. Registration begins at 9 a.m. the day of the event.

Adoptions also will be facilitated at the Mutt Show, as well as K-9 demonstrations and a Frisbee contest.

For more information, contact the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley at (575) 382-0018.

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Reporters seeking more information or interviews may call Doña Ana County Sheriff's Department Public Information Communication Specialist Kelly Jameson at (575) 386-4302.