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Has Halloween Gone to the Dogs?


Image by istolethetv via Flickr
A new trend is sweeping the nation and is headed to Asheville, NC this Halloween!
(And you thought a Kate Gosselin costume from Jon and Kate Plus 8 would be the new craze for Halloween!)
Dog costumes are becoming more popular showing up in mainstream stores like Target, Petsmart and specialty costume shops.
Looking for a good way to get your pup out of your Asheville cabin and enjoying the holiday? Bring your dog to the Blaze-n-Skyy's Halloween Dog Festival! Dress your pooch in Halloween gear and come on down to Downtown Asheville on Oct. 24, 2009!
The contest begins at 1 PM and winners will be announced at 3:30 PM. To enter a dog, onsite registration begins at 11 AM and costs $5/dog per contest. Bring your dog early to hang out downtown at the many dog-friendly restaurants and shops!
There are several categories including: large dog, small dog, best ensemble and best trick. The Best in Show winner will be featured as next year's Poster Pooch.
Register online at www.blazenskyy.com or in person:
Blaze-N-Skyy Pett Boutique & Wellness Center at 30 Battery Park Ave. in Downtown Asheville.
Don't have a dog? Doors open at noon and is free for all spectators.
Don't know what to dress your dog as? The Top 10 costumes for this year include: Bumble Bee, Pirate, Devil, Prisoner, and Pumpkin, just to name a few!
And DID YOU KNOW: Carolina Mornings has pet-friendly vacation rentals in Asheville, NC? Come stay at one of our beautiful mountain cabins in Asheville during the dog festival!
Do you dress up your dog? Send Carolina Mornings pictures of your pup's costume or pics from the contest! Post them to our Carolina mornings facebook fan page or twitter account!