Current Year: Drag Queens, Then Drag Kids, Now Drag Dogs

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If you thought 2019 couldn’t get any stranger, you’d be surprised.

From Down Syndrome drag shows drawing international attention, drag kids, and Drag Queen Story Time, comes another competitor: drag dogs.

The event, taking place in Downtown Phoenix, is said to be ‘complete with cocktails, kibble, a runway show and more.’

It appears that some of the proceeds from the event will be sent to an animal shelter.

According to the event webpage:

The Dressing Room and Tito’s Handmade Vodka are pairing up once again to bring you this one-of-a-kind night on the town, featuring 30 paws-itively gorgeous contestants, drool-worthy cocktails and a few nibbles to sink your teeth into.

The top canine to strut their stuff down the cat-walk will be named Queen until next year and runners up will be treated with a few prizes of their own.

Not only will it be a night you’re not likely to forget , but a portion of the proceeds from the evening will be donated to the Arizona Humane Society!

Bring your personable pup ready to walk the runway in his/her most fetching attire- contestants will be chosen on a first-come, first-serve basis so don’t be late!

TICKETS- $10 Advanced/ $15 Door

Big thanks to our partner Tito’s Handmade Vodka for their support. Sign up HERE to be a Tito’s Taster for recipes, news & event info, dogs, swag, and lots of love.

But it isn’t the first time dogs have been associated with transgenderism.

The Guardian ran an article about a dog diagnosed as a male pseudohermaphrodite.

In the meantime, Molly started to behave more like a male dog, mounting cushions and soft toys, although this often left her sore and unhappy. When she was six months old, we took her back to the vet, where a senior practitioner, Ross Allan, examined her. X-rays and other tests confirmed his suspicions – Molly was an intersex dog. In fact, she was most likely genetically male, meaning she was a male pseudohermaphrodite. She had a small vestigial penis within what looked like a female vulva and testicles inside her abdomen that hadn’t descended.

In a story published by The Daily Mail, a transgender man identified as a dog and attempts to live as a canine.

Social media users have criticized the theme of the event, despite its altruistic intentions.