2010-11-05 / Community

Canine Costume Party A Howl Of An Event

By Miriam Rosenberg

Arf Arf’s Zina Skachinsky; Danny Ruscillo, the president of the 100 Precinct Community Council; and Park’s Jill Weber join the day’s winners including Murphy (prisoner), Butter (ballerina), Boris (Chippendale dancer), Murphy (hot dog), Cuevo (banana split) and Diamond (super hero) and their humans for a photo. Arf Arf’s Zina Skachinsky; Danny Ruscillo, the president of the 100 Precinct Community Council; and Park’s Jill Weber join the day’s winners including Murphy (prisoner), Butter (ballerina), Boris (Chippendale dancer), Murphy (hot dog), Cuevo (banana split) and Diamond (super hero) and their humans for a photo. They came as super heroes, princesses, kings, lady bugs, banana splits and even hot dogs. It was the Fifth Annual Allied Rockaway Foundation for Animal Recreation and Fitness (ARF ARF) canine costume party held on October 30 at the Rockaway Freeway Dog Run on Beach 83 Street. The event was also sponsored by the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation. Prizes were awarded for best costumes for small and large dogs.
While cowgirl Edona, 4, came with her own dog she made friends with a lot of the canines at the party including this cutey. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg While cowgirl Edona, 4, came with her own dog she made friends with a lot of the canines at the party including this cutey. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg
It’s the Disney princesses aka Baby, Sofi, and Fufu sitting between two of the humans who attended the event. It’s the Disney princesses aka Baby, Sofi, and Fufu sitting between two of the humans who attended the event.
The long paw of the law stands watch for any mischief. The long paw of the law stands watch for any mischief.
The king is here. All hail the king. The king is here. All hail the king.
Following a demonstration, Lt. Papa of the NYPD’s Canine Unit answers questions about what he and his partner Bosco, in foreground, do. Following a demonstration, Lt. Papa of the NYPD’s Canine Unit answers questions about what he and his partner Bosco, in foreground, do.
Mylee is all set to escort you to a table. Mylee is all set to escort you to a table.
The Animal League brought several dogs who needed a new home. The Animal League brought several dogs who needed a new home.
Who is that masked dog with the hot dog? Who is that masked dog with the hot dog?

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