News from The Rotary Club of La Quinta:
La Quinta, CA: Strut Your Mutt Dog Show and Expo Part of La Quinta Rotary’s philanthropic endeavors.
February 11, 2017 11 AM – 3PM celebrates everything great about canines. The place: La Quinta Community Park, 77865 Avenida Montezuma. For a barking good time, you can see a pet parade, watch the judging of the fanciful dog show, learn dog skills and training techniques, participate in Police K-9 and Bloodhound demonstrations, visit vendors and grab some raffle prizes. This event, hosted by the Rotary Club of La Quinta, is fun for the entire family; it’s a day of advocacy for animals as well as a charity event to support the club’s many projects in the Coachella Valley, which includes the La Quinta High School scholarship program.
Admission is free to the public due to the generosity of major sponsors There are more than 11categories to enter your dog in. See the list below. The judging panel includes reporter Bianca Rae and other surprise guests.
- Best Tail Wag – Bring your best tail wager for this event. • Best Mirror Image Owner dog look alike – Which handler looks most like their canine companion • Best Rescued Dog Story – Dogs need to be a “rescued” dog. • Best Service/Therapy Dog – This dog should be involved in service work (children, hospital visits, working with Veterans, etc.) • Terrific Pet Tricks – It doesn’t have to be outrageous. Show off your dog’s talent – at anything. • Most Adorable (ya’ jus’ gotta luv’ me) – They may not be glamorous but they are loving, sweet, and really glad to greet their owners at the door • Musical Sitting – Last Dog sitting when the music stops
- Best Hair Style – All the trips to the groomer may pay off • Best Sports Fan – Dogs and Owners must be dressed to support their favorite team. • Best Bling – Dogs should be wearing their best outfits with plenty of bling • Most Mysterious Heritage – A class for those lovable pets whose features cross all lines of breed characteristics • Most Handsome Male – The judges will be looking at grooming and appearance. • Prettiest Female – The judges will be looking at grooming and appearance. • Best in Show Parade – All First-Place Dogs Are Included in the Best in Show Parade picked by the Mayor. Information as of press time, subject to c