First-ever CV Howl-O-Ween pet parade

The Yavapai Humane Society (YHS) Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade takes place Saturday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Memory Park in Chino Valley.

The public is invited to bring their pets dressed in their finest Halloween costumes for a pet parade and costume contest with a grand prize of a year's supply of dog food. Hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks will be provided and YHS will be bringing dogs to the event for adoption.

The event is to raise public awareness of the YHS adoption facility in Chino Valley, located at 1020 Palomino Road. The public can now adopt dogs at the Chino Valley facility six days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The YHS main shelter and the Chino Valley shelter are closed Tuesdays.

For more information visit www.yavapaihumane.org or call 445-2666.