(SAVANNAH, GA) Local Judges Announces for Oct 30 Pet Costume Contest

PAWrade’ with costumed pets to benefit local charities


(SAVANNAH) – Savannah real estate expert Celia Dunn of Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty, along with Pete Liakakis, Helen Downing, Stratton Leopold, Lynn Fairbanks, Doll Miller, DeAnna Douglas, Jane Tyler and Mark Smith, will judge a pet costume contest, the first "Savannah PAWrade," benefiting local charities. 


Jacob G. Smith Elementary School and TailsSpin Pet Supplies Store are joining forces to hold the First "Savannah PAWrade" on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Habersham Street down Lamara Street, adjacent to Habersham Village Shopping Center. All proceeds raised from Savannah PAWrade will be divided among Jacob G. Smith Elementary and the participating pet rescue agencies.


The event will include a Pet Costume Parade and Contest with local celebrity judges, dog wash, pet nail trimming, Savannah local artisan bazaar, music and food, trick-or-treating at Habersham Village merchants, and TailsSpin’s signature Low-Cost Pet Vaccine Clinic and Microchip Clinic. 


Attending the Savannah PAWrade event is free. For the Pet Costume Contest, there is an entry fee of $5 per pet. First, second and third place winners receive prizes from Blue Buffalo, Natural Choice and Natural Balance Pet Food Companies, and engraved Pet ID Tags and Gift Certificates from TailsSpin Pet Supply Store. Humans are encouraged to tag along in the PAWrade as well.  For further information, schedule and entry application, please go to www.savannahpawrade.com.


Many Savannah pet rescue agencies are scheduled to participate, including the Atlanta Weimaraner Rescue, Aussie Rescue, Coastal Pet Rescue, Dachshund Rescue Education Awareness and  Mentoring, Dachshund Rescue of North America, Grateful Golden Retriever Rescue, Humane Society for Greater Savannah, PAWS, Pound Pups Rescue, SOLACE, and Save-A-Life.


Several groups will bring dogs and cats that are available for adoption along with information on rescuing and saving these pets’ lives. For every pet adoption during the event, TailsSpin Pet Supplies will assist new pet owners by giving them a free engraved ID tag, a free small bag of dog or cat food, and 10 percent off their purchase that day.


Known for its tradition of integrity, Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty specializes in residential and commercial properties in Savannah and the Low Country of Georgia and South Carolina. Founded in 1981, Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty is noted for outstanding service to its clients, thorough knowledge of Savannah and the South Carolina Low Country, and excellent staff, in addition to having one of the region’s top property management departments. Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty is a member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real EstateThe owners are natives of Savannah who have more than 60 years’ combined experience in real estate. The offices are located at 9, 13, and 17 West Charlton Street on Madison Square in Savannah and 6 Bruin Street in Bluffton, S.C.


For more information, call Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty at (912) 234-3323 or visit www.celiadunnsir.com. To contact the Bluffton office, call (843) 836-3900.


About Habersham Village Shopping Center

Habersham Village Shopping Center is located on Habersham Street, between 61st and 63rd streets. It is Savannah’s most established neighborhood shopping center with a premiere location in Midtown Savannah.  Habersham Village boasts such established merchants, such as Bar Food, Barberitos Cantina, Bay Camera, Bella’s, Beverage Warehouse, Bikram Yoga, Clary’s, David’s Cleaner, Hirano’s, Kiwi Fleur, Marco’s Pizza, Punch and Judy, Red and White, and Savannah Rum Runners and TailsSpin.







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