SCHROON LAKE - Best Pooch Smooch and Best Pet/Owner Look-A-Like are just two of the categories for entrants in Animal Idol, a fund raiser for the North Country SPCA, to be held Sunday, Aug. 22, at 2 p.m. at the Fish and Game Club in Schroon Lake.
This entertaining event is seeking contestants for the categories of Best (Critter) Voice, Best Dressed Pet, and Best Pet Trick accompanied by their humans ages 12 and younger, 13 to 18 years, and 19 years and older. The contest is open to dogs and cats and participants of all ages. There will also be a variety of categories for cats where photos can be submitted for judging.
Admission for the event includes the Animal Idol show and barbecue dinner with roast pork and roast chicken, coleslaw, baked beans, roll, dessert and beverage. Admission is $20 per person and children age 12 and younger are admitted free. Advance reservations are recommended and can be made by contacting Beti Spangel at the number below. Tickets will also be available at the gate.
Animal Idol entries must preregister by Aug. 15. There is no entry fee for contestants other than the $20 admission. Entry forms can be obtained at the Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce, Glens Falls National Bank in Schroon Lake, Mountain Pines Diner in Schroon Lake, or by contacting Beti Spangel at 532-7086 or email@example.com.