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Boo! Enter Our Howl-at-the-Moon Photo Contest!

Calling all four-legged ghouls and goblins — enter our Howl-at-the-Moon photo contest for the chance to win spooktacular prizes! We want to see your scariest, funniest, bestest, most creative, canine-only costumes, ever!


To enter, simply email your photo to and if approved, we will add it to our gallery here. Be sure to include your dog’s name and a short description of his/her costume. You can also enter by tagging your photo in Instagram with @citydogmagazine.

The deadline to submit your entry is Sunday, October 31, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific. Costume categories include: Best Pack (two or more dogs), Funniest, Scariest, Cutest, and Best in Show (judges’ favorite).

You must own the photo(s) and photos cannot include text (other than a watermark). No people in the photos, please. Photos with humans or text on them will be disqualified. Winners will be notified by email.

Begging…er, campaigning for votes is strongly encouraged to influence the judges!

To vote, simply click on your favorite image here — you can vote for as many dogs as you want!

Here is a sneak peek:

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About the Author

Brandie Ahlgren is founder and editor of CityDog Magazine. She, and her team of dog-loving editors, dig up the best places for you to sit, stay and play with your four-legged friends. Brandie, 12-year-old boxer Thya and Mexican foster failure Pancho, reside in West Seattle and can often be found hanging out at Westcrest Dog Park.

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