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Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade 2015: Pictures of our favorite costumes

Life wasn't so ruff at Saturday's Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade.

In its 25th year, the Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade, sponsored by Purina's Beggin' division, is the largest annual Halloween doggy costume contest in the world. Organizers say 376 dogs participated in the parade, which drew an estimated crowd of 10,000 people.

Stand-up comedian Stephen Glickman and pet fashion designer Ada Nieves hosted this year's event.

After two rounds of intense competition between the contestants, the Best in Show winner, Dia de los Muertos, received an Apple Watch. The second place winners in each round took home two tickets to "Chicago," "Finding Neverland," or "Something Rotten" and a $50 Visa gift card.

Malygos, a 3-year-old Corgi, dressed as the Mystery
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Malygos, a 3-year-old Corgi, dressed as the Mystery Machine, the main mode of transportation for Fred, Shaggy, Daphne, Velma and Scooby-Doo.

Beauty, a 3-year-old rescue dog (possibly a German
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Beauty, a 3-year-old rescue dog (possibly a German shepherd-Shiloh shepherd mix), came to the Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade for the first time this year to mingle with her fellow furry friends.

Daisy Mae, a 6-year-old Dotson, imitated a Stegosaurus
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Daisy Mae, a 6-year-old Dotson, imitated a Stegosaurus in honor of the release of "Jurassic World" this past summer.

Kimba, a young Chihuahua named for a famous
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Kimba, a young Chihuahua named for a famous animé hero, dressed up as Sarah Jessica Parker at the Met Gala with master pet couturier, Anthony Rubio, as her date.

Ruby Roo, the year old mini-Australian shepherd, had
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Ruby Roo, the year old mini-Australian shepherd, had big plans to make America great again.

Ruby, 13, dressed up as the singer, Rihanna,
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Ruby, 13, dressed up as the singer, Rihanna, at this year's Grammy Awards night.

Brooks, a 7-year old Scottish deerhound, takes a
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Brooks, a 7-year old Scottish deerhound, takes a break from blowing houses down at Tompkins Square Park.

This 4-year-old Shiba Inu spent his first year
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This 4-year-old Shiba Inu spent his first year at the dog parade scouting for friends to join his pride.

Doug the Pug, a 3-year-old Internet sensation with
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Doug the Pug, a 3-year-old Internet sensation with 863,000 followers on Instagram, made a special appearance to greet his countless four-legged and two-legged fans.

The Best in Show award winners, Dia de
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The Best in Show award winners, Dia de los Muertos (including Penelope, Paco and Pearl), came all the way from Dallas, Texas to participate in this year's runway competition.

Lt. Dan and his pal Forrest Gump made
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Lt. Dan and his pal Forrest Gump made their way down the runway to a cheering crowd at the Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade.

Agnes, a French bulldog and winner of the
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Agnes, a French bulldog and winner of the first place prize in the second round of the parade, dressed as Marty McFly. She even got a lift in her remote control-operated DeLorean.

Here's Kristoff, Elsa, Ana and Olaf, all characters
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Here's Kristoff, Elsa, Ana and Olaf, all characters in "Frozen," after letting it go on the runway.

Would the 2015 Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade
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Would the 2015 Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade be a celebration without a Pizza Rat?

A dog dressed as a Native American chief
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A dog dressed as a Native American chief saunters down the runway accompanied by a family of denim lovers.

Gianna the Lion was one of a group
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Gianna the Lion was one of a group of three circus animals that won second place in the first round.

Famous Mexican painter Frida Kahlo graced the crowd
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Famous Mexican painter Frida Kahlo graced the crowd with her presence.

Are these not the cutest sushi rolls you
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Are these not the cutest sushi rolls you have ever seen?

Captain Hook and Tinker Bell at Tompkins Square
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Captain Hook and Tinker Bell at Tompkins Square Park.

The pope came back to New York City
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The pope came back to New York City for the parade!

In the spirit of the World Series, this
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In the spirit of the World Series, this little guy was introduced to the audience as "the winner." Let's go Mets!

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