2011-11-04 / Community

Canine Halloween Party A Hit Despite Storm



The costume contest winners for big dogs were: first place – Cool Dude (Tom), far left; second place – Charlie the Lion; and Schmopy the Lady Bug. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg The costume contest winners for big dogs were: first place – Cool Dude (Tom), far left; second place – Charlie the Lion; and Schmopy the Lady Bug. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg

The costume winners in the small dog category were, left to right, Murphy the Banana; Goldie the Princess and Atticus the King. The costume winners in the small dog category were, left to right, Murphy the Banana; Goldie the Princess and Atticus the King.

ARF ARF’s annual Canine Costume Party took place last Sunday at the Rockaway Freeway Dog Run on Beach 86 Street. Students from PS 105 acted as volunteers for the event. ARF ARF’s annual Canine Costume Party took place last Sunday at the Rockaway Freeway Dog Run on Beach 86 Street. Students from PS 105 acted as volunteers for the event.

The king of the jungle. The king of the jungle.

To the right, Mhelvin Prangan, 6, of St. Rose of Lima, won a contest sponsored by ARF ARF asking children to draw a picture showing how a dog is part of their family. The drawing was reproduced by Thomas Kerr. To the right, Mhelvin Prangan, 6, of St. Rose of Lima, won a contest sponsored by ARF ARF asking children to draw a picture showing how a dog is part of their family. The drawing was reproduced by Thomas Kerr.

Despite a 24-hour delay because of the storm and despite the cold weather, dogs and humans had a great time. Despite a 24-hour delay because of the storm and despite the cold weather, dogs and humans had a great time.

Left, Frankie’s humans adjust his squirrel costume as they get him ready for the costume competition. Left, Frankie’s humans adjust his squirrel costume as they get him ready for the costume competition.

Whiskey, better known as Bat Dog, keeps a watchful eye. Whiskey, better known as Bat Dog, keeps a watchful eye.

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