Dogs On Parade–Aiming to Set a Guinness Record


These furry people are getting gussied up for the Haute Dog Costume Contest and Parade in Belmont Shore, Calif. today, October 30, 2011. Hoping to set a Guinness record for number of dogs dressed up in a parade, they are aiming for 10,000 pooches to participate. The dogs see it as the golden opportunity to get out and meet other dogs, sniff a new park, and basically get treats.

The event takes (0r took) place in Belmont Shore’s Livingston Park around 2:30 p.m. But first there’s Pumpkin Drop in which an 80 foot pumpkin comes floating, flying or crashing down. We suspect the giant pumpkin is filled with treats but that’s not a sure bet, and it also isn’t known if these supposed treats are for people or pets. There should be plenty of fur flying! Photos will be posted after the event (

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