Strawberry Village will host its 5th Annual DOGtoberfest, Saturday, October 26 from 3 to 6 p.m. — featuring interactive pet related activities and resources for pet lovers and their four-legged family friends. Festivities will include free pet photos, pet sketch artist, pet psychic, animal rescue organizations and adoptions, + more! Plus, there will be a Howl’oween Pet Costume Contest as well as free Center-wide trick or treating for kids and their families.
The Pet Costume Contest starts at 5pm, benefiting Hopalong and Second Chance Animal Rescue. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place. Every pet will receive a doggy swag bag for participating. Registration is at Woodlands Pet Food & Treats (Strawberry Village location only) anytime during business hours until October 26. The registration fee is $10 ($15 on October 26) and includes goodies for owners and their pets. One hundred percent of the registration fee will be donated to Hopalong & Second Chance Animal Rescue, a non-profit organization whose mission is to eliminate the euthanasia of adoptable animals throughout Northern California. To learn more, go to: www.hopalong.org
Children accompanied by parents are invited to dress up in their Halloween costumes and trick-or-treat at participating merchants between 3-6pm. They can pick up a trick-or-treat bag in the Piazza, located near Woodlands Pet Food & Treats (while supplies last) and go on a hunt for fun, games and goodies provided by participating Strawberry Village stores.