When to Send Out Invitations -Rules for a Pet Animal Show-entrance Fees and Prizes-where to Hold the Show-temporary Hutches and Enclosures for Exhibits-food-rosettes and Cards for the Prize-winners-how to Form the Classes for Exhibits-judges and Judging
The first exhibitor with a pet dove the nursery and schoolroom pets than any amount of reiterated exhortations from mother, governess, or nurse to "clean out the canary's cage" or "feed the guinea-pig."
Invitations to exhibit at the pets' show should be sent out to the children of the neighbourhood three weeks or a month beforehand, in order that intending exhibitors may have time to get their treasures in the pink of good condition before the great day arrives, and also to give them time to save up enough pocket-money for entrance fees to the various classes.
Notices somewhat as follows should accompany the invitations:
A Children's Pet Animal Show will be held at the Rectory Farmyard on Whit Monday, June 5.
Exhibitors, accompanied by their parents, nurses, and friends, are invited to tea at the Rectory at 4.30.
The prize-giving will take place after tea.