Halloween Hounds

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Halloween: The time to hide behind masks, forget who you are the rest of the year and transform into someone -- or something -- different. But why should humans have all the fun? Dogs can enjoy a little costume play, too (and all the petting and attention it brings them)!

Dogs And Owners Celebrate Halloween In Tompkins Square Park Mario Tama/Getty Images News/Getty Images

Pooches Parade Their Halloween Costumes In Annual NYC Dog Parade Mario Tama/Getty Images News/Getty Images

Dogs And Owners Celebrate Halloween In Tompkins Square Park Mario Tama/Getty Images News/Getty Images

Dogs And Owners Celebrate Halloween In Tompkins Square Park Chris McGrath/Getty Images News/Getty Images

Masquerading Mutts March In Halloween Dog Parade Mario Tama/Getty Images News/Getty Images

Dog Halloween Parade in NYC Mario Tama/Getty Images News/Getty Images

3rd Annual Bow-Wow-Ween Amanda Edwards/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

Dog Halloween Parade in NYC Mario Tama/Getty Images News/Getty Images

About the Author

Based in Southern California, Lynette Arceneaux has worked as a writer and editor since 1995. Her works have appeared in anthologies, such as "From the Trenches" and "Black Box," in the magazine "Neo-opsis," and on numerous websites. Arceneaux, who holds a Master of Arts degree, currently focuses on the topics of health and wellness, lifestyle, family and pets.

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