13 Adorable Costumes from New York City's Halloween Dog Parade
The Oscars of dressing up your pets in ridiculous outfits, better known as the 26th Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade Presented by Beggin' and PetSmart, took place on Saturday in New York City, and it was more darling than ever.
Red carpet veteran Giuliana Rancic stepped onto the green runway to host the most fluffy fashion comeptition of the year.
Out of more than 400 dogs to participate, it was this trio of sweeties who took home the gold.
This impressively detailed outfit dubbed "The Sweet Shop" was awarded the top prize by the judges, but the parade was filled with plenty of aww-inspiring honorable mentions.
BACK IN THE NEW YORK GROOVE
... like this itsy-bitsy canine Kiss cover band.
HER MAJESTY'S COSTUME
The fierce competition between these crafty dogs has become so internationally acclaimed, even the Queen and her corgis stopped by this year.
Everyone knows dogs are one of the greatest gifts on this Earth, so 1-year-old Stanley dressed accordingly.
Instagram star Chloe Kardoggian swung by in the kissing booth she recently used to raise money for charity. Obviously, people were lining up for a smooch from this sweet face.
You can't escape the election, even at a dog parade. Kathy Lee and her Yorkie Freddy stepped in for Trump and Clinton, since the candidates couldn't fit the stop into their busy schedules.
There were also a few politcal statements, of course.
Who needs Danny Zuko when you have a gal pal like this?
BAD TO THE BONE
Unfortunately, some of the dogs didn't exhibit "good boy" behavior.
KING OF THE URBAN JUNGLE
As the most popular costume of 2016, the lion is always a safe yet wild bet.
WHO YOU GONNA CALL?
Not surprisingly, the Ghostbusters hotline saw a huge surge in calls once spectators met this canine representative for the famous team.
BLESS THIS PARADE
The Queen was the biggest name in the park ... until the Pope decided to grace the event with his presence.
LOOK, DON'T TOUCH
This pufferfish pug wore a costume that prevented over-petting.