Enter your dog into Halloween costume contest

Enter your dog into Halloween costume contest

PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Dog Park Committee has announced that the first Pups on Parade Dog Walk and Canine Halloween Costume Contest will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19, at Slater Memorial Park.

Registration is required for this free event. The deadline to register is Sept. 30. Forms can be picked up at the Parks and Recreation office in Slater Park, the Rumford Pet Center locations in East Providence and South Attleboro, the suggestion box at the Pawtucket Dog Park bulletin board in Slater Park, and soon online at www.pawtucketdogpark.com .

Organizers are calling for dog lovers to "dress up, dress up your pet, and join us for some dog-loving fun in Slater Park." Celebrity guest judges will be deciding the winners.

The Oct. 19 event will start at 1 p.m. at Daggett Farm. Email info@pawtucketdogpark.com with questions.