Howl-O-ween! Events for Pets and their Humans

Halloween in Lake County

Halloween has gone to the dogs, well-behaved cats, and reptiles!

Why should the kids have all the fun when your pets could have a howling good time without the sugar-high afterward. We’ve gathered up all the Halloween events for pets this weekend so you and Fido can claim the top pup prize and have some scary good fun.

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Halloween Events for Pets

Please remember to click the link for full details on each event. Little Lake County is not responsible for changes, cancellations, or sold-out events.

Virtual Howl-o-Ween Canine Costume Contest
Entries accepted until October 26
Calling all dog owners! We are holding our annual Canine Costume Contest virtually this year. If you would like to participate, please send a photo of your dog in their Halloween costume to allison@ to enter the contest.  Judges will choose a 1st place winner based on uniqueness and creativity in each of the 3 categories: small dog, medium/large dog, and best family (this can include canines and humans).

Halloween Party and CGCA Titling
24 October 5-8:00 p.m.
Happy Tails Ranch, Island Lake. This free event will feature a Halloween contest, Dog games, photo booth ($5) and more. Masks are required and there will be indoor and outdoor activities.

Halloween Hound Parade
25 October 11:00 a.m.
Pooches throughout the region are invited to don their best Halloween duds and howl at the moon at Halloween Town’s 3rd Annual Dog Costume Parade!   It’s free to watch the parade, and all dogs must remain leashed.  The parade will begin at approximately 11:00 am. Additional details will be posted when available. Registration Required.

Pet Halloween Photo Shoot
25 October 12 – 2:00 p.m.
Bring your furry friends to CBD Grayslake in their Halloween costume and get a professional photoshoot done with them! $5 for a digital picture.

Photo Credit: Marie DeLean
Photo Credit: Marie DeLean

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Howl-O-ween! Events for Pets and their Humans
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