Chattanooga's First Petcentric Art Show Is Friday

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Pep Pop, a one-of-a-kind party focused on man's best friend, will showcase the best of the area's pet artists and will benefit McKamey Animal Center. Chattanooga's first petcentric art show will be held Friday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at 5 Points Northshore. 

Guests will be able to peruse pet art for sale, sample hors d'oeuvres from Beast & Barrel, and enjoy complimentary adult beverages. The pieces on display will be available for purchase with a portion of proceeds going to McKamey.

Nooga Paws, Hill City Hemp, and Nooga Pets will also be there to share goodies and info for furry friends. Dogs will have a chance to experience riding in a custom made "Pawssat" car and adoptable cats and dogs will be there as well. 


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