New York's Annual Halloween Dog Show Does Not Disappoint


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Though there are numerous Halloween dog parades across the country, very few are as famous as the one held at New York City's Tompkins Square Park. Now in its 24th year, the annual pageant that doubles up as a fundraiser is one of the most competitive dog events in the world, with owners going through incredible efforts and expense to don their best friends in the most unique Halloween costumes.

This year's event, which took place on Saturday, October 25th, was no exception. Hundreds of pooches dressed in their finest Halloween attire strutted in with their beaming owners to try grab the coveted "Best in Show' title. While the prizes, which included an iPad, two tickets to a Broadway show and numerous gift cards were certainly welcomed, it was the prestige of winning their pet the blue ribbon that the owners were really aiming for.

Among the contestants was Cerberus the mythical three-headed dog from the underworld and Spiderdog, a tarantula-canine with 12 spindly legs. B.B., a Maltese and CiCi, a shorkie (a cross between a Shih Tzu and Yorkshire Terrier) dressed as Frozen's Elsa and Anna.

Canine costume maker Anthony Rubio dressed his two Chihuahuas as Jon Snow and Red Viper from the popular television series Game of Thrones. There was also Superman, Indiana Jones, Lady Liberty and two amazingly cute puppies balancing a box between them! However, it was Baxter, Giupetto and Giana and their "crew members" Diana Lucci and Linn Consovoy, who sailed in aboard the Titanic, that won the judge's approval and the coveted "Best in Show" title!

Have a Happy And Safe Halloween!


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  • puppysarecute
    puppysarecuteThursday, May 20, 2021 at 6:33 am
    awww to cute
    • blasting-banana
      blasting-bananaTuesday, March 9, 2021 at 12:45 pm
      OMG that is the cutest thing ever!!!
      • rose21o
        rose21oFriday, November 13, 2020 at 6:30 am
        Cute puppys 🐶🐶 that made my day!!😜
        • pinkpuppylover5
          pinkpuppylover5Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11:26 am
          • leeingest
            leeingestWednesday, September 30, 2020 at 10:59 am
            to cute
            • jaguilar12
              jaguilar12Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 9:38 am
              cuteness overload
              • Lol😍Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 5:18 pm
                They are all look cute. I like the space dog☺
                • tigerThursday, October 17, 2019 at 7:54 am
                  • blobThursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:11 pm
                    soooooo cute
                    • JokerFriday, June 7, 2019 at 10:34 am
                      Cute. I have a dog too. He has a skeleton costume. <evil grin>