Society Dog's Howling Halloween


By L Chin

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

October 22, 2011 at 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM

Location: US Bank, 127 N. Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA


Event Description

10th Anniversary Celebration of Society Dog’s HOWLING HALLOWEEN®, Downtown Los Gatos, When Dogs Take Over the Town of the Cats! Non-Profit Dog Organization Delivers Halloween Tail Waggin’ Fun, While Promoting Local Los Gatos Businesses and Donating to the Morris Animal Foundation’s Canine Cancer Campaign.The 10th annual Howling Halloween® event, Saturday, October 22nd , 2011 from 6:00– 8:00 pm in downtown Los Gatos, CA.

Howling Halloween is a night to remember, as hundreds of canines will invade the “town of cats,” for the only evening dog trick-or-treat experience involving over 30 retail establishments. Ghost judges will be in search of the best dog costumes and be awarded at the 7:30pm Costume Contest located at US Bank, 127 N. Santa Cruz Ave.

Early online registration is $15 at
Event day registration is $20. Registration allows you to participate in the event and receive a doggie treat bag with lots of goodies. Costume contest winners will be awarded with prizes from local pet stores, restaurants, hotels, and even a party bus ride on the Society Dog bus.
Event check-in starts at 4 pm at US Bank in Los Gatos. A portion of the registration proceeds will benefit the Morris Animal Foundation’s Canine Cancer Campaign. One well-behaved dog per person is permitted. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent. Dogs must be on 4-6 ft non-retractable leashes.

Los Gatos, already recognized as a dog-friendly town, with almost three-fourths of its residences owning dogs, and doggie water bowls at doorsteps of most retail stores, will showcase its most spectacular
display of dog-friendliness by welcoming hundreds to the town to show off their doggie costumes and fill up doggie treat bags.

Following the event, participants may want to hang out in town and enjoy one of the many dog-friendly restaurants such as California Cafe, Los Gatos Cafe, Main Street Burgers, Toll House Hotel’s, Tommy’s of Los Gatos, Viva, Willow Street Pizza.

“We love providing this unique opportunity for dog-lovers in such a great town. So many dog enthusiasts now count on it year after year. It’s a labor of love for us and has become the trademark event for our club,” said Terri Festa, President of Society Dog. “We also love that we are able to donate our proceeds to the Morris Animal Foundation’s Canine Cancer Campaign, as well as promote our local businesses.”

Come and join the fun!
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