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Lee County hosting pet parade

Second annual event scheduled after Christmas parade and festival

LEESBURG — The Leesburg Chamber of Commerce will host its second annual Pet Parade at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Judging will be in three categories for best Christmas attire in three categories including small, up to 18 pounds; medium, 19-39 pounds and large, 40 pounds and up.

Registration begins at 1 p.m. Saturday or may be handled prior to Saturday at the Lee County Chamber of Commerce office.

Registration fee is $5 for each participants. Make checks payable to Leesburg Animal Shelter.

Dogs must be in Christmas attire, have current vaccinations and be on a non-retractable leash. They must not have vicious tendencies or be in season. Escorts are deemed official pooper scoopers.

For additional information, contact the Lee County Chamber of Commerce at (229) 759-2422 or Judy Powell at judyp@bellsouth.net.