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Pets win prizes for CARE

A charity dog costume contest will be held in Seoul on Oct. 30. The event to benefit Korean animal charities will run from 1-6 p.m. at Roofers bar in Itaewon.

The event for Coexistence of Animal Rights on Earth will see pooches decked-out in costumes take part in talent shows to win prizes.

Owners are invited to dress up too at the Halloween-themed event.

Entry to the contest is a suggested donation of 5,000 won to go towards CARE’s work to protect animals in Korea. 
One pooch gets ready for Saturday’s contest.
One pooch gets ready for Saturday’s contest.

The charity aims to prevent stray animals from being used in the dog meat industry, as well as providing sanctuary and finding new homes for neglected and abused animals in Korea.

One of the event’s organizers, Sue-Anna Jaikaran, said: “This is event is to provide public awareness in a fun atmosphere and an opportunity for animal lovers to get together and have fun with their dogs.”

Activities are to include a paw-printing as well as talent and costume contests.

Animal Rescue Korea will also be represented at the event which will feature a vegan bake sale and a raffle.

For more information go to the “Halloween Dog Costume Contest” event page on Facebook.
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