Mint Hill TimesThe Dog Show returns for this year’s Mint Hill Madness on Saturday, September 24. The new sponsor is Monroe Hardware. Mike Witt, the store manager, said that a dozen people have signed up already for this event. “There are fun categories, with people enjoying their dogs and having fun,” he described the event.
The categories include Best Wagger, Best Trick, Best All Around, Best Groomed and so on. Purina Mills, Nutrena and Diamond pet products will supply the judges and are co-sponsors of the event with Monroe Hardware.  The event will take place at 2 pm.
The dog show will be held in the Monroe Hardware parking lot at 6912 Matthews Mint Hill Road. If you are interested in signing up for the event, you can do so online at by clicking here: Dog_Show_Flyer_2011.
There will also be a Dachshund race with early registration online and registration at 3:30 pm the day of the race. The race will take place at 4 pm.
The Chamber will also sponsor a free petting zoo in the same location on Saturday, from 1 pm to 5 pm. There will miniature horses, donkeys, rabbits, goats and pot belly pigs for the kids to play with.