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Judged by a panel of celebrity judges& hosted by national comedians 
11:00 am        Smallest Dog
11:30 am        Best Dancer
12:00 pm        Best Kisser
12:30 pm        Best Tail Wagger
1:00 pm          Owner/Pet Look Alike
1:30 pm          Best Costume
2:00 pm          Best Trick
2:30 pm          Best Mutt

3:00 pm          Biggest Dog

Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners for ALL contests!
1st Prize -  $50 Magoobys Joke House gift certificate and 10 free Magoobys tickets
2nd Prize - $25 Magoobys Joke House gift certificate and 6 free Magoobys tickets
3rd Prize -  4 free tickets to Magoobys Joke House


These games will be ongoing during the day - Free to play!
20 Yard Dash
Dog Bowling
Hide & Seek

Bubble Chase
Simon Says
Treasure Hunt
Paw Print Artwork

BUSTER Activity Mats developed by KRUUSE 


Pup Putt

Ball Toss


Come see our shelter dogs dressed to the nines!
They will be showing off their best tricks and sporting their cutest costumes for all to see! The Shelter Dog Showcase will take place in the contest ring at 10:30am and again at 3:30pm. Don't miss the fun!!


11:00 am - Dept. of Public Safety & Corrections Services K-9 Unit CDS Detection Dogs
12:00 pm - Oriole Dog Training Club Flyball 
12:30 pm - Dept. of Public Safety & Corrections Services K-9 Unit Detection Dogs Patrol Demo
1:30 pm - Dept. of Public Safety & Corrections Services K-9 Unit CDS Detection Dogs
2:00 pm - Oriole Dog Training Club Flyball                                                                                                          
2:30pm - Dept. of Public Safety & Corrections Services K-9 UnitCDS Detection Dogs


These activities will be ongoing during the day.

Best of the Fest

Enter the Best of the Fest Photo Contest by Natalie Landrum Photography and your dog could be featured in both Style Magazine, Baltimore's Child, and Maryland Dog Magazine!  $10 entry gets you a 4 x 6 photo and entry to the contest.  Proceeds benefit Baltimore Humane Society.  Your dog can compete for Best Smile, Best Mutt, and Best Overall.

AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) testing by Canines At Training (C.A.T. School) 

Please click here to learn more or to sign up. Already have your CGC?  Move up to the next level and get your Canine Good Citizen Advanced (CGCA.) There is a $15 fee for this (a portion of the proceeds benefit Baltimore Humane Society.)                       

Agility Course

Free and open to everyone!

Doggie Swim Party
Dogs can swim in our above-ground pool for $5 per session. Each swimmer will also receive a free pool pass to Pet Depot ($20 value).

Four-Legged Beach Club
Dogs can play in our 20'x20' sand pit.

Ask the Trainer
Ask the Trainer co-sponsor, Humane Domain, will answer all your questions!

Ask the Vet
Ask the Vet sponsor, Perry Hall Animal Hospital, will have its veterinarians on hand to answer any questions about your pet's health.

Caricatures by Dylan Rinker

(small fee, all proceeds benefit the animals at Baltimore Humane Society.)

Kissing Booth
Located in the front lot with Baltimore Humane Society booths.  Small fee. Proceeds benefit BHS animals.

Kids Kennel sponsored by LifeBridge Health

    New this Year for Kids!

Plus so many other fun activities including:

  • Irvine Nature Center Animal Program throughout the day

  • Crafts
  • Moonbounce
  • ​​Tattoos and Cotton Candy
  • Pet Jeopardy game
  • Pet Bingo
  • and more!! 

Check back soon for more information!