All proceeds from this event will benefit Downtown Meridian and our initiatives to make our downtown district and special events pet-friendly, as well as the wonderful work of East Mississippi Animal Rescue, with 10% of all proceeds dedicated to their cause.
Call for Sponsorships
November 13-30, 2023
Call for Nominations
November 24 – December 31, 2023
Voting Begins January 1, 2024
Downtown Meridian, Krewe of Barkus
Pet Mayor Responsibilities
The Pet Mayor serves as an ambassador of goodwill for Lauderdale County for one year. The Pet Mayor must make occasional public appearances throughout the year.
Pet Mayor Eligibility
Cats and dogs are welcome to run for this prestigious honor. However, the pet must be owned by a resident of Lauderdale County, Mississippi.
Pick of the Litter: $500
Business alignment with The Partnership and election event with logo placement in event materials: printed, online, and onsite. We have five sponsorships available.