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Cedar Rapids “Pet-O-Ween” Halloween Costume Contest


CEDAR RAPIDS (News Release) -- Theisen's 6th Annual "Pet-O-Ween," a pet Halloween costume contest - is being held at Theisen's Home-Farm-Auto, 3111 16th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids, on Sunday, October 26th.  The event is hosted by Thiesen's  to raise money for the Cedar Valley Humane Society.   Contest registration starts at 10 a.m. and the contest begins at 1 p.m.. 

This year's costume contest is open, once again, to more than just dogs.  Pets of all kinds are eligible to win, so bring your dogs, cats, hamsters, gerbils, bunnies, and other companion animals to Theisen's for a howlin' good time!

Registration fee is $7 per animal.  All entries will receive a $5 Theisen's gift card.   "Overall Best" will win the Grand Prize of a $150 Theisen's gift card.  Prizes will also be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd runner-up.  A trophy will be awarded to each winner in addition to the prizes. 

In addition to the pet costume contest, the CVHS will be on site with adoption dogs, there will be a bake sale offering human and pet treats, and pet photos by Ambroja Photography will be taken in front of a festive autumn background. 

All proceeds to be donated to the Cedar Valley Humane Society.  The CVHS is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of the animals & residents of Linn County. 

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