October 07, 2009 06:00 ET Announces Dog Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - October 7, 2009) -, the leading online retailer of luxury dog clothing and dog accessories, announced today they will be holding in-store and online Dog Halloween Costume Contests for all of their stylish four-legged clients.

Online contestants have until October 27 to send in a photo of their dog in his or her favorite Halloween costume. Submissions will be judged by customers and the winner will be announced on Howl-O-Ween Day (October 31). The winner of the online contest will receive a $200 gift card to and their photo on the Halloween page of the website.

The in-store Howl-O-Ween Contest will be held at the Funny Fur Houston boutique on Friday, October 30 at 7pm. The Dog Halloween Costume Contest will be judged by local business owners contributing to the event and the winner will be announced at the end of the event. Prizes for the in-store event include a $200 gift card to, a custom painting by, a FREE Grooming Session at Good Dog Grooming Salon, and plenty of doggie goodies. Event activities include Scary Fashion Show, Doggie Speed Racing, Doggie Nail Painting, and more. RSVP early to be entered in the raffle giveaway.

"At we love all the howlidays, but Howl-O-Ween is probably one of our favorites," said Jennie Li, pet stylist and store manager of's Houston dog boutique. "We love looking at all the great dog costumes our customers have created with their adorable fur babies modeling them."

Pet parents doubtful of their costume creation abilities can find a wide variety of dog costumes at and can still enter their dogs into the competition. "In addition to creativity we will take into account how well the costume suits your dog's personality," said Li.

There is an entry fee of $5.00 for both the online and in-store events. 100% of all proceeds will be donated. The online entry fee will be donated to the Best Friends Animal Society, the nation's largest sanctuary for homeless animals. The in-store event will accept donations for all activities. The contest entry fee of $5 plus donations will be donated to the Houston SPCA, Houston's first and largest animal protection organization and shelter.

For further information please call 1.877.DoggFun (1.877.364.4386) or visit

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