Village Critter Outfitter announced today that the store is hosting its third annual Halloween Photo Shoot on Sunday, October 21st. Here is your chance to capture your canine or feline family member decked out in a Halloween outfit –- all for free.
Pets and their owners are invited to visit the store from 11am to 2pm, dressed in costume, and Village Critter Outfitter will take a photo that’s sure to be a keepsake. Participants can also select their pet’s costume from the store’s featured Halloween merchandise. All human family members are also welcome to join the festivities.
To add the fun, Village Critter Outfitter will run a contest to recognize the best photographs. Starting Monday, October 22nd, the pet photos will be posted on the retailer’s web site (http://www.villagecritteroutfitter.com) and anyone can vote for their favorite in three categories: Cutest, Scariest and Best Costume. Online voting will take place throughout the week, and the five photos with the most votes in each category will be displayed at New Canaan’s annual Halloween Parade. Parade participants will be able to cast their vote before the start of the Halloween Parade at the gathering in the Park Street Lot from 12pm to 1pm on October 28th. Village Critter Outfitter will be there with treats for dogs and voting ballots. As Shirleen Dubuque, owner of Village Critter Outfitter, explains:
“Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year, and we love to get pets involved. Pets are always welcome in our store and our Halloween Pet Shoot is a really festive day to bring your pets to visit. And it’s all for a good cause. As part of the event, we’ll raise donations for a local pet shelter… and we take some great photos.”
Winners of the contest will be announced on Halloween day and the winners’ owners will receive a $20 coupon to Village Critter Outfitter. So plan your visit Village Critter Outfitter’s Halloween Pet Shoot, 107 Cherry Street, New Canaan on October 21st from 11am to 2pm and make sure to cast your vote during the week of October 22nd and at before the Halloween Parade on October 28th from 12pm to 1pm in the Park Street Parking lot.