Howl-O-Ween: A spooktacular time for pets

Photo courtesy of Brother Wolf Animal Rescue
Photo courtesy of Brother Wolf Animal Rescue

If you are looking for fun Halloween events that include your fuzzy, four-legged family members — look no further. This Saturday, Oct. 29, there are two “Howl-O-Ween” pet-focused events to choose from — both of which support local animal animal rescues.

Bone-A-Fied Pet Boutique is hosting the 14th annual Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade and Costume Contest at the town square in Downtown Black Mountain on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 3 p.m. Participation in the parade is free. Registration for the costume contest is from 1-2:30 p.m. and costs $5 for pets and $8 for people/pet costume combinations. A portion of the registration fee is donated to Asheville Humane Society and Full Moon Farm Wolfdog Sanctuary. Bone-A-Fied will be accepting donations of dog and cat food, blankets, sheets and towels for the rescue organizations.

Brother Wolf’s annual Howl-O-Ween Walkathon also takes place this Saturday, Oct. 29, from noon-4 p.m. The event takes place at the Eliada Corn Maze and features games, food, pet-friendly photo booths, trick-or-treating, music and a red-carpet costume contest. Adult tickets are $25 dollars, kids tickets (14 and under) are $10, and children 3 and under enter free. Proceeds from the event benefit Brother Wolf Animal Rescue.

Thanks to Asheville Pet Photography, Bone-A-Fied Pet Boutique, Asheville Humane Society and Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, we present here an array of some of the fanciest pets around to help motivate you for Saturday’s events. Get out and support your local animal rescue groups and help Fido have an extra special halloween!

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