Photo by Craig Roberts

Calling all canines! The 2nd Annual Strut Your Mutt Dog Show returns to the Levitt Pavilion at SteelStacks June 11, 4-7 p.m., for a pup-friendly event celebrating the cutest and most talented furry friends.

Individuals can enter their dogs to compete for prizes in several contests including Best Rescue, Best Costume, Best Trick, Cutest Puppy and Most Awesome Dog Ever. Registration is available at for $20 per category in advance, and at the venue for $25 per category day of event. A Doggie Swag Bag is included for each pooch upon entry.

Other highlights of Strut Your Mutt include a dog parade and caricaturist who will be drawing dogs and owners alike, as well as the “Doggie Vendor Market” featuring local pet businesses like A Furry Tail Come True, Cherrybrook Pet Supplies, Christmas City Veterinary Hospital, The Dining Dog & Friends, Puppy Palace, Valley Central Veterinary Referral Center and more.

2016 American Humane Hero Dog Awards Winner ‘Judge,’ a 7-year-old yellow Labrador retriever who works in the Arson Unit of the Allentown Fire Department, will also be on site for educational demonstrations for children.

Photo by Craig Roberts

After Strut Your Mutt, dogs and their owners are invited to stick around for the free Levitt Summer Concert Series presented by Coordinated Health concert by Sweet Little Bloodhound at 7:30 p.m.

All proceeds from the Strut Your Mutt Dog Show go to support the free Levitt Summer Concert Series. Attendees are also asked to bring a bag of dog or cat food to be donated to shelters dedicated to finding forever homes for homeless pets. Strut your Mutt is sponsored by Chevy 21 and The Dining Dog & Friends. For more information on Strut Your Mutt activities please visit