Judy Glaes, PetPals dog-sitter, and David Appel from FetchaPetTaxi judged the costumes.  All furbabies won  prizes, and a good time was had by all!









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The Washington Post
Thursday, October 25, 2001; Page PG24

Putting on the Dog

Ghosts and ghouls need love, too. And what better companionship for spirits roaming the Earth on Halloween than man's best friend? You and your pet can celebrate the season this weekend, when the fourth annual Pet Halloween Costume Party returns to the Riverdale Bookshop and Coffee Depot. See if your pet can top past competitors such as a poodle witch, an angelic terrier and a pumpkin-patch Doberman, from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at 4701 Queensbury Rd., Riverdale Park. Admission is free. Call 301-277-8241.
Riverdale Gazette
Friday, Oct. 26, 2001

Halloween pet costume contest promises to be a real hoot

Riverdale Bookshop and Coffee Depot will hold its fourth annual pet costume contest from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Bring pets of all shapes and sizes, colors and breeds. Come just to watch if you are pet-less. In the past, notable costumes have included angel dogs, clown dogs, princess cats and beach bum iguanas. Bookshop owner Simon Plog said all pets will receive treats. "They can't come and get nothing, right?" he quipped.

The bookshop can be found at 4701 Queensbury Road, Riverdale Park.

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