The third annual event featured a Doxie Dash, a costume contest and over-the-top accessories for the owners. I took Sadie, my 1-year-old Cairn terrier rescue. Here is what we saw and heard:
|Love the costumes these doxies are wearing! But who invited the poodles?|
|My friend, Taylor Jones, was doing a brisk business with her doxie-themed|
wares at Dachstoberfest, her first one exhibiting as a vendor for her Hue Dew line.
|A woman swaddled her doxie as if it were a baby.|
|This dog carrier has a prestigious label: Outward Hound.|
|Sadie, lower right, cowers as the doxie barks at her for trying to|
inspect the contraption these dogs wore to help them move.
|Note this woman's purse, the latest rage in faux doxies.|
|The woman with the wiener leash received many comments|
about her leash choice.
|Doxie sporting the latest style in collars for Halloween.|
|My favorite costume was this obvious choice: wiener dog|
dressed up as a hot dog.
|The crowd lines up to watch the Doxie Dash, held inside a fenced area. They |
were cheering and yelling just as they would do at a human sporting event.
And now, for my numbers
I had my best walking day last week on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, when I walked: