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The Haute Dog Howl’oween Dog Parade 2008 Photo Essay

Dog Beach or Bust Float Front of the Dog Beach or Bust Float Haute Dog Howl'oween Red Flyer Mermaid and friend Bird Bird Leaps Up Walking Tramp Seeks a Lady Doggie School Bus The Littlest Pirate!
Family Brilliant Gladiator Dog Medical Organizing the Jungle Float The Autumnal Bee Float Princess Pea takes a Drink Greyhound Greet Great Dane Bumble Bee Hoomin & Doglet Fall Bees Underway The Beehive Float Lining Up Lord of the Dog Floats Sets Sail BatBoy and BatDog Curious George Gets a Ride The Jail Dogs The Greeting Committee I Can Haz Taco Dog Pug-abunga! Elphaba Looks Back Sherlock Sniffs About The Smallest Hyena Support Our Yorkie Tankdggs Minerva The Great Barking Goddess Belle the Dog Beach Lifeguard Scruffy on the Dog Beach Lifeguard Float Evil the Luggage Daredevil The Crayola Girls The Viva Mexico Float Bulldog Taking a Siesta Marge the Sanitation Worker and Her Rubbish Bin Bin Full of Doggies #1 Sanitation Girls Doctor! Nurse! Help! Going Home, All Over for 2008

All Photos taken by Jen Hanen with a Nokia N82 at the Haute Dog Howl’o’ween Parade, Oct 26, 2008, in Long Beach, CA.
To view the Lightbox slideshow, please click on the thumbnail you wish to see and then use the “Next” & “Previous” to maneuver through the slideshow.
Big thanks to all the folks at Haute Dogs for putting on a fun parade and many thanks to our own Scruffy McDoglet & Belle Le Cane for being willing to be dressed up and sit on a dog parade float!
Update: More photos of the Howloween Dog Parade can be found at howloween.info.

Haute Dog Howl-oween Parade 2007

Haute Dog Howl-oween Parade 2007
Neon Color Wagon Pancho Villa Cruella DeVille Gypsy & Elaborate Newfie Biker Bulldog Elaborate Poodle in Wagon Belle as Bee Water Time! Angel & Devil Yoda Green Poodle Belle & Wippet Knight in Shining Felted Armor Bulldog Lobster Great Dane! Yorkie Lobster Britney Chihuahua Speares Yargh! Avast Ye Scurvy Doggies! Dino-myte Pair! Grilled Chihuahua Lobsters

Sun 10.28.07 – Today was the Haute Dog Howl-oween Parade on 2nd Street in Belmont Shore area of Long Beach. Scruffy was a “Little Devil”, Belle was a bee, and we commandeered Abbey from Family Callis to be Mephisto (although most folks thought she was Toto). It was a warm day, a bit confusing, and there were many, many more dogs registered for the Parade than last year (550 dogs in last year’s Parade, Belle was 1432 and we were not at the end of the line). There were a surprising amount of lobster dogs this afternoon of all shapes and sizes.
The highlight was all of the wonderful dogs and the creativity of their owners in terms of costuming. The lowlight was me stepping in dog barf that flowed over my flipflop on to my foot at the very end of the parade, which caused a bit of shreaking and much laughter on my part. Last year, Scruffy, Belle, and I watched from the sidelines, and this year it was good fun to walk in the Parade. Big thanks to Justin Rudd and the Haute Dog folks for putting together such a fun event.