Dog contests to highlight Wonderdog Day

Monday, May 15, 2017

Canine company will be welcomed at the Jim the Wonder Dog Garden in Marshall, located northwest of the square, Saturday, May 20, in celebration of Wonderdog Day.

All events and registration for a variety of contests will be free with registration starting at 10:30 a.m.

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the street in front of the garden will host childrenís games, prizes, popcorn, face painting and more. Additionally, friends of the four-legged variety will be eligible to compete in contests such as top dog model, wonder dog of the year, fetch and frisbee catching.

Friends of Jim the Wonder Dog President Larry Arrowood will present Jimís story as told by his owner Sam VanArsdale.

Hot dogs and drinks will be available on site through the Marshall Kiwanis Club. Dogs must be kept on a leash.

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