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Mac, a 5-year-old Basset hound, pit bull mix (Credit: Andrew Kozak)

Mac, a 5-year-old Basset hound, pit bull mix adorns a headless horseman costume at Barktoberfest at the Massapequa Pet Vet facility. The event raised money for three organizations — the Guide Dog Foundation, Canine Companions for Independence and the Long Island Wildlife and Animal Rescue. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Barktoberfest in Massapequa

The Massapequa Pet Vet facility held Barktoberfest on Sunday to raise money for three organizations -- the Guide Dog Foundation, Canine Companions for Independence and the Long Island Wildlife and Animal Rescue. Dr. Ned Horowitz, 52, director of the facility, plans to make the event an annual fall benefit.

The Massapequa Pet Vet facility held Barktoberfest on
(Credit: Andrew Kozak)

The Massapequa Pet Vet facility held Barktoberfest on Sunday to raise money for three organizations — the Guide Dog Foundation, Canine Companions for Independence and the Long Island Wildlife and Animal Rescue. Dr. Ned Horowitz, 52, director of the facility, plans to make the event an annual fall benefit. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Shannon King, 26, of Amityville and Nero, her
(Credit: Andrew Kozak)

Shannon King, 26, of Amityville and Nero, her 1-year-old Great Dane, standing at almost 6 feet tall on his hind legs, attend Barktoberfest at the Massapequa Pet Vet facility. The event raised money for three organizations — the Guide Dog Foundation, Canine Companions for Independence and the Long Island Wildlife and Animal Rescue. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Freddy Garzon, 34, of Manhattan dresses Angel, a
(Credit: Andrew Kozak)

Freddy Garzon, 34, of Manhattan dresses Angel, a 10-month-old Maltese-Yorshire mix, as a bumblebee at Barktoberfest at the Massapequa Pet Vet facility. The event raised money for three organizations — the Guide Dog Foundation, Canine Companions for Independence and the Long Island Wildlife and Animal Rescue. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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Dr. Ned Horowitz, 52, of Dix Hills, center,
(Credit: Andrew Kozak)

Dr. Ned Horowitz, 52, of Dix Hills, center, is the director of the Massapequa Pet Vet facility which hosted Barktoberfest on Sunday. The event raised money for three organizations — the Guide Dog Foundation, Canine Companions for Independence and the Long Island Wildlife and Animal Rescue. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Mac, a 5-year-old Basset hound, pit bull mix
(Credit: Andrew Kozak)

Mac, a 5-year-old Basset hound, pit bull mix adorns a headless horseman costume at Barktoberfest at the Massapequa Pet Vet facility. The event raised money for three organizations — the Guide Dog Foundation, Canine Companions for Independence and the Long Island Wildlife and Animal Rescue. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Sage, a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois jumps into the
(Credit: Andrew Kozak)

Sage, a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois jumps into the arms of her owner, Laura Fiore, 32, of Islip, during the Massapequa Pet Vet facility's Barktoberfest. The event raised money for three organizations — the Guide Dog Foundation, Canine Companions for Independence and the Long Island Wildlife and Animal Rescue. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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