October 22 | 4 Comments
This is the time of year I dread. Why? Because it’s Halloween time and that means my parents are going to dress me up in some ridiculous costume. In the past I’ve been Superman, Spiderman, Darth Vader, Pumpkin Monster, Reindeer and a ghost. I’m sure there are more but that’s all I can remember. It appears I’m not the only one who gets this treatment.
October 22, 2007) – A devil twirled around while her master held a lollipop in the air and a cheerleader shook her behind as she walked past the judges.
The pug costume judges, that is.
During the fourth annual Rochester Canine Playgroup’s Howl-o-Ween, dogs of all kinds and sizes participated in costume contests and other Halloween activities with their owners.
“It’s a very nice social atmosphere for the dogs and for us (dog owners) as well,” said Playgroup founder Tara Gamby.
A very nice social atmosphere for the humans. It’s a humiliating experience for canines.
The event was divided into three sessions Sunday – a pugs-only group, small dogs and big dogs.
May I suggest dividing the sessions into these three groupings: totally humiliated dogs, slightly disgraced dogs and dogs that play for the other side. See if you can determine which picture below belongs in which category (all dogs depicted below are males).