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Halloween goes to the dogs: Holiday pet fair offers furry fun for Lemont

Published: Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 11:18 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 1:13 p.m. CDT
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Duke the Boxer, dressed as Superman, with his owner, Jenny Farley, of Lemont, was the second place winner in the costume contest on Sunday at the Lemont Hooowl-a-ween event at Central Bark Dog Park.
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Sally the labrador retriever, dressed as a cowgirl, and her owner, Monica Butler, of Lemont, participate in the parade on Sunday at the Lemont Hooowl-a-ween event at Central Bark Dog Park. Sally took first place in the costume contest.
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Rocky the shih tzu mix, dressed as a football player, struts his stuff in the pet parade.
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Annie Coleman and her poodle, Squirt, a therapy dog at a local nursing home, show off their costumes at a Halloween event for the dogs at the Lemont Hooowl-a-ween event at Central Bark dog park on Sunday, October 27th. Lorae Mundt for Shaw Media

LEMONT – Dogs and their owners got dressed up for “Hooowl-A-Ween” on Oct. 27.

The Halloween-themed pet fair took place from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Lemont Township Central Bark Dog Park, 16300 Alba St.

Some pets competed to see who had the best costume, while others took part in a trick contest.

Proceeds from a 50/50 raffle benefited the Lemont Township Assisted Pet Owners with veterinary emergencies and unpayable pet-related costs.

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