Day-of Registration: 9 am
Parade Starts: 11 am
Pet Party on Market Square: 11 am – 3 pm
What contests I can enter?
Best Vol Spirit: Dog that shows the most UT Volunteer spirit
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!
Can I get more information about the parade contests.
When/where is registration?
You can PRE-Register online from now until Feb. 26th at 11:59 pm. Pre-registration is $15 and includes an awesome goody bag!
DAY-OF Registration is $20.00. Day of registration will be held at the registration booth near the beginning of the parade. Registration opens at 9 am on Saturday, March 7 and closes promptly at 10:45 am so the parade can start at 11 am.
Every registered dog is eligible to receive a goody bag. They will be available for early pick up Wednesday, Feb. 27th and Thursday, Feb. 28th from 2-6 pm at Young-Williams Animal Center (3201 Division Street).
When/where can I pick up the goody bag?
Goody bags will be available for early pick up Wed. Feb. 27th and Thursday, Feb. 28th. Pick-up is at Young-Williams Animal Center (3201 Division Street) from 2-6 pm. You can also pick up your goody bag (while supplies last) the day-of the event at the parade registration tent as early as 9 am.
Can I buy a t-shirt at the event?
What vendors can I expect to see on Market Square? Will adoptable dogs be there?
Who are this year's sponsors and how can I become a sponsor next year?
Will you be doing Rabies vaccines and Microchips?
The Spay Shuttle will be on Union Ave. and will provide Rabies and Microchips from 11 am – 3 pm. There is always a line, so come early and plan accordingly.