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Scenes From 11th Annual DogFest

Alice came dressed as a bee on Saturday. | Photos: Teresa Hammerl/Hoodline
By Teresa Hammerl - Published on April 09, 2018.

Canine guardians and their admirers convened at Duboce Park on Saturday morning for the 11th annual DogFest, an event that benefits McKinley Elementary School.

Despite concerns about the weather, attendees thronged the park for a daylong series of events, which included a vendor market, auctions, and the Everyday Dog Show.

Organizers said this year's event raised $112,800, which means about $95,000 will go directly to the school, which is located at Castro and 14th streets.

One-month-old Chip and Dale are up for adoption at Family Dog Rescue.

"The Dog Show has been incredibly popular and fun, that continues to grow year over year," said DogFest cochair Brice Gosnell.

"What started as an event that was mostly attended by McKinley Elementary families is now an event that has become more of a local community event, which was our ultimate goal," he said. 

Family Dog Rescue alumna Cleo won best costume. | Photo: Cleo/Twitter
A sign reminded park visitors about the recent rain.
Clifford, the Big Red Dog.
Huckleberry enjoys the sunshine.
14-year-old Muttville dog Snowy is ready to meet new people.
13-year-old Flynn lacks a lower jaw, but has a lot of heart.
Wood-burned pet portraits by Duboce Triangle resident Kim Kasner.
Lilo is waiting at the dog show registration table.
Dog shows took place on the red carpet.
Children play in the kids play zone.
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