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So Many Photos of Dogs in Costumes, from The Ticket's Dogtoberfest

Saturday morning's temperature drop and scattered showers couldn't keep hundreds of costumed dogs or their P1 owners home. Fort Worth's new Coyote Drive-In movie park and patio hosted 1310 The Ticket's annual Dogtoberfest, the Marconi Award-winning sport station's annual celebration of the "good good puppy dog."

In addition to impressive demonstrations by Southlake-based training company K-9 Direction and goody bags from a variety of participants, pets and their owners competed in a Look-a-like Contest, Stupid Pet Tricks and the Doggie Costume Contest. Familiar Ticket voices such as Norm Hitzges, Bob Sturm and Mike Rhyner led the contests and floated around the crowd, greeting all the good puppy dogs and judging the contests.

And now for some pictures of adorable dogs and the humans who pet them:

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