Dogtoberfest featured live music, craft beers and dog treats in an outdoor beer garden for anyone who wanted to indulge in a perfect day of relaxation. To top off the day, dressed-up dogs competed in a costume contest.

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Sierra, Miniature Australian Shephard

“She didn’t know about the competition. She just likes this costume.”

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Bukka, Boxer

“He better win, because he won’t get back in the car later if he loses.”

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Alfie, Old English Sheep Dog

“He’s a funny guy.”

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Leia, German Shephard and Golden Retreiever mix

“I could only move a block an hour on State Street. She’s so adorable.”

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Lena, Great Dane

“She’s from Dane County.”

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Bailey, Beagle

“I like Starbucks, so … ”

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Kenda, Doberman Pincher

“It’s because she’s a princess.”

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Rylynn

“She turns off the lights and jumps into my hands.”

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Harly, Beagle-Hound

“It’s a new costume, and we come every year.”

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Afton, St. Bernard

“She’s a good dog to have to meet new people.”

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Mugzy, Bull-Mastiff

“Mugzy has high hopes for this year’s costume competition.”

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Bjorn, Samoyan

“He’s just super good looking.”