Invite a friend
BYA's 32nd Annual Kids Dog Show
Who can participate? Children between the ages of 4-14 that live in or attend a school within the Birmingham Public School district.
Registration is $7 per dog.
Your dog may win in one of these categories:
- Best Behaved
- Best Trick
- Best Costume
- Best Looking
- Most Personality
- Best in Show
The best in show prize is sponsored by Premier Pet Supply, which will be donating more than $400 worth of pet supplies to the winner.
Doors open at noon for contestant sign-in. There will be no on-site registration, with pre-registration ending Thursday, Feb. 7.
New in 2013, the dog show will feature Outstanding Teen of Oakland County, 14-year-old St. Clair Shores resident Vanessa Chambe, as a first-time judge.
"I am thrilled to be participating in an event that supports kids programming for Birmingham Youth Assistance," Chambe said in a press release. "I have been involved with the Michigan Humane Society with my Girl Scout troop, so this is a perfect fit for me."
Other judges include Mike Palmer of Premier Pet Supply, Pam Roehr of the Southern Michigan Obedience Training Club, Birmingham Mayor Pro Tem Scott Moore, Beverly Hills Council President Walter Briggs, Oakland County Commissioner Shelley Taub and State Rep. Mike McCready (R-Bloomfield Hills),
Also making an appearance this Sunday is the Birmingham Youth Assistance's 50th anniversary BowWow mascot, Boomer, a 10-year-old Collie and Australian Shepherd mix.
To register, call the BYA at 248-203-4300 for rules and registration information.
|Where||Berkshire Middle School 21707 W 14 Mile Rd, Beverly Hills, MI 48025|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||1:00 pm–3:00 pm|
|Who to bring||Kids, Teens|
|Price||$7 per dog|
More About Berkshire Middle School
Berkshire Middle School is one of two middle schools in the Birmingham Public School District, serving half of its 1,883 students in grades 6-8. Students take classes in core academic areas, as well as a variety of rotational courses and electives, depending on their grade level.
Sixth graders have the option of studying either beginniner French or Chinese, or continuing their Spanish studies from elementary school. All sixth graders also rotate between classes in art, engineerng technology, skills for living and physical education.
Seventh graders continue in their academic courses, as well as language classes. Seventh graders can also choose from a variety of electives, from fashion engineering to newspaper.
Eighth graders begin to prepare for high school in their classes and electives. Students can also choose to participate in advanced band, advanced orchestra, or chorale, all of which require a full-year commitment and may require an audition.