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Glen Cove to hold 6th annual Howl'oween Parade

Glen Cove residents David Moses, far left, and

Glen Cove residents David Moses, far left, and Jacklyn Holzmiyer, middle, spend the day walking their dogs with Garden City resident Nicole Palladino at Glen Coves Spooktacular Howl'oween Pet Parade on Oct. 23, 2011. Baxter, left, is dressed as Mario and Charlie, right, is dressed as Luigi. Photo Credit: Ann Luk

Glen Cove is holding its sixth annual Howl’oween Parade for pets on Oct. 30.

The parade in the past has included parrots, a snake and guinea pigs in addition to dogs and cats. Animal owners are encouraged to dress their pets in costume.

The event is from noon to 2 p.m. It begins behind City Hall and goes down Pulaski and Glen streets to Village Square. The rain date is Nov. 6.

There will be six contests — for smallest pet, biggest pet, most exotic pet, best costume, most original costume and best pet/owner costume combination. Registration begins at 11 a.m. behind City Hall. 

Downloadable registration forms are at www.glencove-li.com. Registered participants will be entered in a raffle to win one of several gift baskets.

Employees of the city clerk’s office will be at the event to register dogs for a state dog license. Pet owners are asked to bring a non-perishable pet food or a toy to donate to Cove Animal Rescue.
For more information, call Glen Cove Parks & Recreation at 516-676-3766. 

The parks department, Petco, Scoopy Doo dog waste removal service in Locust Valley and Glen Cove’s North Coast Subaru are the event’s sponsors.

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