Halloween pooch parade this Saturday

Dress up your pet for a chance to win prizes at Calli Co.'s Petrifying Pooch Parade on Saturday, October 30, 2010. Photo: Calli Co.
Dress up your pet for a chance to win prizes at Calli Co.'s Petrifying Pooch Parade on Saturday, October 30, 2010. Photo: Calli Co.

Royal City pets (and their owners) are invited to show off their costumes in the “Petrifying Pooch Parade” at the Quayside Off-Leash Dog Park at the corner of Rialto Court and Esplanade at noon on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010.

The free community event, hosted by Calli Co. Pet Services, will feature a pet parade, Halloween doggy bags for all pet participants and coffee, hot chocolate and treats for the humans. The costumes will be judged and prizes awarded for Best Overall Costume, Most Original Costume and Funniest Costume.

“This event is a great opportunity for the community’s pet owners to gather together, practice doggy socialization skills and have some fun in the process,” said Brigette Mayer, owner of Calli Co. Pet Services, in a news release about the event.

Calli Co. Pet Services is a professional Queensborough-based pet sitting and dog walking company that offers daily and overnight pet sitting, private and group dog walking, midday bio breaks for puppies and senior dogs, pet taxi and light grooming services.

DATE: Saturday, October 30, 2010

TIME: 12:00pm to 2:00pm

LOCATION: Quayside Off-Leash Dog Park, New Westminster (corner of Rialto Court and Esplanade)