Birmingham’s Next Hot Dog Contest

Join the Animal League of Birmingham, Saturday, June 29th at Avondale Brewing, to find out who has the hottest dog in Bham! 100% of the proceeds from the entry/contest fees benefit animals, rescues, and shelters in and around Jefferson County.

We are calling all dogs to bring their owners and enter! We have fantastic prizes, a silent auction, vendors, food, Fetch Truck and a dancing good time with Birmingham’s Disco Amigos; plus, amazing judges and MC! With 11 categories including Dandiest Doodle, Terrific Tri “pawed”, Best Fur-do, Most Talented, Most Exotic, Best Dressed, Sassiest Senior (7+ yrs.), Most Squeezable Puppy (4-12 mos.), Best Looking Female/Male, & Cutest Couple (your dog & you), there’s something for everpawdy!

Registration begins at 11 am and the contest starts at 1 pm. Admission is a $10 donation accepted at the door. Contest Entry fee*- -$20 each dog/one category; Additional categories are $5 each.

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Kids Clinic: Learn to Speak Dog

As both a mom and a former elementary school teacher, Rebecca values the importance of keeping kids safe around pets by teaching them to understand the ways that dogs communicate. June 22 from 9-noon, drop off the kids and let us teach them how to stay safe around pets! Kids 7 and up will…

Be a dog detective! Students will learn canine body language and put their knowledge to the test!

Learn what the “bite zone” is (can you guess?) and how to avoid it!

Learn how to properly pet dogs to avoid frightening them or getting bitten or snapped at

Practice proper interactions with REAL dogs!

Learn what to do if approached by a stray dog

Learn when it’s not okay to approach their own dog or a friend’s dog

Role-play how to respond if a dog growls

Meet a service dog and learn about important jobs that dogs do

Make friends and have some silly fun!

Join us June 22 from 9-noon at Altadena Valley Animal Clinic! Email rebecca@lovethemtrainthem.com to enroll!

ALOB Hottest Dog Contest

Do YOU have a fashionable puppy or even senior dog??

The Animal League of Birmingham is hosting yet another downright awesome Hottest Dog Contest at your local Avondale Brewery! There are a dozen categories for everything from tripawds to Sassiest Senior! It’s a great time every year with our very own Bree Sison at the mic! Celebrity judge Chloe Doodle and others! Vendors and great food, not to mention, your awesome Avondale brews in the mix!

ALOB 2019 Birmingham’s Next Hot Dog Contest

Do you have the hottest dog in the ham? Join the ALOB, Saturday, May 11th at Avondale Brewing to find out! This event is a fun way to be the good for animals in need. We are calling all dogs to bring their owners and enter! We have fantastic prizes, vendors, food, Fetch Truck and a dancing good time with Birmingham’s Disco Amigos. Plus, amazing judges including Chloe Doodle, Valerie Thomas of The VAL Group, and Trace Barnett finalist on Next Food Network Star.

With 11 categories including: Dandiest Doodle, Terrific Tri “pawed”, Best Fur-do, Most Talented, Most Exotic, Best Dressed, Sassiest Senior (7+ yrs.), Most Squeezable Puppy (4-12 mos.), Best Looking Female/ Male, & Cutest Couple (your dog & you), there’s something for everpawdy!

Registration begins at 11 am and the contest starts at 1 pm. Admission is a $10 donation accepted at the door. Contest Entry fee*- -$20 each dog/one category; Additional categories $5 each

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5 Dog friendly eateries for the pooch obsessed

Do you always feel bad leaving your pooch at home? Maybe you’ve just spent all day a part and you need some quality time with your pup. Don’t worry. Thanks to pet-loving Birmingham natives, here are a few places you can bring your furry friend.


Rojo

This hip restaurant not only has amazing food and drinks but a decent sized patio for your pooch. Who said you have to choose between great food and your dog?

Black Market Bar

With Trivia nights, delectable brunches, and just good eats in general, you can’t go wrong with Black Market Bar and Grill. Don’t worry your pup will be loved on by the friendly staff.

Chez Lulu

French food and man’s best friend. Sounds like heaven. This cafe offers dog-friendly outdoor seating as well as fabulous food.

The Wine Loft

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If you are looking for a more fancy dinner venue for you and your furry friend, The Wine Loft is just the place. They offer an extensive wine collection, tasty appetizers and of course seating for your pup.

Babalu

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What is better than Tapas and Tacos? Sharing them with your favorite pet. Babalu has more than tacos. With such a diverse menu, you will be dragging your pup back for more.


Thanks Birmingham restaurants for loving pets as much as I do.