A new benefit for the Payson Humane Society, Payson Pet-A-Palooza pet fair and adopt-a-thon will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 24 at the Payson Safeway. There will be music, food and fun for the whole family, including contests for pets (which must be vaccinated and well behaved).
The contests planned include: smallest and largest dog; cutest and ugliest dog; most unusual pet; amateur pet trick; and best pet costume.
There will be demonstrations by the Gila County Sheriff’s Office K9 dogs, assistance dogs, dog training, pet grooming and 4-H.
Venture Crew 7354 is serving food and there will be a leash-less play area, crafts, art and many pet supply vendors, plus a petting zoo.