The Weekly Walk: Is Halloween Really Over?

The Weekly WalkArticle of the Week

How did you celebrate Halloween? Did you trick-or-treat with your pet? Watch movies with your cats? Host a small party at your home and bake dog treats? Teach your dog to play dead in the front yard and frighten passerby by rising from the dead? We would love if you shared your photos and stories with us. To see what else went on around the country, below are a few of the parades that celebrated Halloween and pets.

NYC Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

Vanity Fair has a slideshow of all the wonderful dog costumes, and they captioned photos with each dog’s inner monologue. One of our favorites: “What costume?

Canine Promenade 2013

This year in Boston, owners and their pets dressed up and walked the Charles River Esplanade. You can view photos of everyone dressed up, as well as the winners of the costume contest. We would have definitely voted for the small Where’s Waldo group that you can see at the bottom of the article.

Tails in the City Halloween Pet Parade

Chicago had its 10th annual Tails in the City Halloween Pet Parade. See a Dorothy dog, a furry prescription pill bottle, barking pirates, even Underdog!

Joke of the Week

Q: What are skeletons afraid of?

A: Dogs.

Treat of the Week

Trust us, your pets still like the treat part of Halloween. Try these two recipes with them.

Puzzle of the Week

Solve the anagram “Coached Prosy.”

Hint: two words, last week’s post, singular.

Highlight the space after the colon to see the answer: Scaredy Pooch 

Photo of the Week

“These are for gnawing, right?”

Video of the Week

Halloween doesn’t make spiders scary. Spiders make spiders scary. Thankfully we have cats to deal/play with them. Simon’s Cat handles this creepy-crawly.


We hope you enjoyed Halloween this year! Share pictures and tales (or tails) below, on Twitter, or Facebook. Woof!


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