Petland's annual pet costume contest is Oct. 25

Petland of Columbus is holding its annual Pet Costume Contest from noon-3 p.m. Oct. 25. Judging begins at 1 p.m.

There will be prizes for first, second and third place entries. The entry fee is $5 and all proceed will go to the Muscogee County Humane Society.

The judges are Miller Robson of WLTZ-TV 38 and Tim Chitwood of the Ledger-Enquirer. A third judge will be announced later.

The Ice Cream Girl will be there as well.

Petland has been a retail pet industry leader in animal care with staff training programs, in-store animal husbandry systems and community service program aimed at placing homeless pets and curbing pet overpopulation.

Petland of Columbus is at 5592 A Whitesville Road.

Call Don Popham at 706-321-9921.