If you have found an award winning Halloween outfit for your four-legged family member and want to show it off at a social-distance friendly fundraiser, commemorate All Hallows' Eve with Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation
at the Wag-O-Ween Spooktacular on Sunday, October 18.
"Be sure to bring your pet in costume for our costume contest with guest judges - dog foster dad and funny guy, Des Bishop, the beautiful Hannah Berner from Bravo
's Summer House,
and the piano man himself, Buddy Mercury!" Kate McEntee
, Southampton Animal Shelter
Director of Adoptions and Public Relations, noted.
In addition to the costume contest, the Howloween excitement will include a doggie costume parade, photo booth, raffles, and more.
Des Bishop. (Courtesy Photo)
"It is going to be a great day to have fun and support shelter pets. We have great raffles and prizes for the contest," McEntee said. "A big thank you to all our supporters and donors - Hampton Coffee
, Village Cheese Shop, Robyn's Kitchen and Gemelli's Gelato!"
The spooky festivities will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Those interested in participating in the pet costume contest should email firstname.lastname@example.org
to register. There is a $5 donation per dog for the doggie costume parade and $10 donation per family for photo booth. Attendees must wear a mask.
Later on in the month, Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation is hosting a virtual Strut Your Mutt pet walk on Saturday, October 24 and Pitbulls & Pumpkins fundraiser on Sunday, October 25.
Southampton Animal Shelter is located at 102 Old Riverhead Road in Hampton Bays. For more information, visit southamptonanimalshelter.com.
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