Hear that howling? No, it’s not ghosts. It’s the Baltimore canine community gearing up for Howl-o-ween! Thanks to the Can Company in Canton, Halloween is not just for humans anymore. They and the Baltimore Humane Society are holding a pet event guaranteed to bring out the Halloween spirit in all dog lovers. It’s the Baltimore Dog Festival featuring the Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Competition!
Get your spooky creative juices flowing, put together a costume for your furry friend, and be a part of this hilarious contest. Participants and their dogs can enter the Most Original, Most Baltimorean, and the Matching Dog/Human competitions. There’s even a Best Last Minute Costume Contest.
Date: Saturday, October 27th
Where: The Can Company Parking Lot
2400 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Contest Registration: 1:30 p.m.
Costume Contest: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The Dog Festival and Kids Zone runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. so there will be plenty of time to enjoy the festivities including:
- Dog Kissing Booth
- Dog Massage offered FREE by Unicorn Dreams Wholistic Touch at the Baltimore Humane Society booth
- Dog-friendly dessert from Cold Stone Creamery
- Pet safety tips by Eastern Animal Hospital
- Grooming tips by Downtown Dog and Spa
- Kids Zone
The $20 contest registration fee and all other proceeds go to Baltimore Humane Society, a no-kill shelter in Reisterstown that provides temporary homes and care for unwanted and homeless animals.
See you tomorrow!
About the Baltimore Humane Society
The Baltimore Humane Society, founded in 1927 by Mrs. Elsie Seeger Barton, is an independent, non-profit, no-kill animal shelter, which offers low-cost veterinary care to the public, and a pet cemetery with grief support services. We receive no funding from the local or federal governments, or any national animal welfare organizations. The Baltimore Humane Society is a proud member of BAWA (Baltimore Animal Welfare Alliance) along with the MD SPCA, BARCS (Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter), and Baltimore City Animal Control. For more information about BHS, and how you can contribute, volunteer, adopt, or foster, please visit www.bmorehumane.org or call 410-833-8848.