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Halloween pet events in NYC

Pets love to dress up for Halloween too!

Get your furry companions in on the festivities in New York City this Halloween.

Petco's Reptile Rally (Oct. 17)

Slither your way into any participating Petco for
Photo Credit: Petco via Facebook

Slither your way into any participating Petco for a day of reptile fun! Meet and greet the creepiest crawlers while competing or voting for your favorite reptiles, amphibians and arachnids in the "most bootiful contest" and take home a free booklet with animal facts and trading cards. (Oct. 17, 1-3 p.m., free, for more details visit petco.com

Carl Schurz Park's Halloween Howl and Healthy Hound Fair (Oct. 18)

Howl on over to Carl Schurz Park Conservancy
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Howl on over to Carl Schurz Park Conservancy with your furry friend to compete in the annual Halloween Howl & Healthy Hound Fair. (Oct. 18, 1-3 p.m., free, Carl Schurz Park Conservancy, East 86th Street and East End Avenue, carlschurzparknyc.com .)

Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade (Oct. 24)

Every year, pups on parade take over the
Photo Credit: Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade via Facebook

Every year, pups on parade take over the Tompkins Square Dog Run, decked out in their Halloween best. This is the perfect opportunity to don a couple's costume with your real true love -- your pet, of course -- and maybe even win a prize.

(Oct. 24, noon - 3 p.m., free, East Ninth Street between Avenues A and B; tompkinssquaredogrun.com/halloween)

Socrates Park: Halloween Harvest Festival (Oct. 24)

Hop over to Socrates Park for a day
Photo Credit: Socrates Sculpture Park

Hop over to Socrates Park for a day filled with family-fun activities like making Halloween costumes, face painting, a shadow puppet performance, a "pet blessing" from Shaman Mama Donna and more. (Oct. 24, 11 a.m. - 3 pm., free, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, socratessculturepark.org .)

Petco's Pet Costume Contest (Oct. 24)

Let your furry friends
Photo Credit: Petco

Let your furry friends "strut their stuff" at any participating Petco or Unleashed by Petco location for a chance to win prizes like treats, a mini-makeover and more. Don't forget to show off your pet's look on Instagram by using the #petco hashtag. (Oct. 24, free, 2 p.m. For more details, visit your nearest Petco or Unleashed by Petco.)

PetSmart's Fright and Delight Store Event (Oct. 25-26)

Dress up your furry friend and head over
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Timothy A. Clary

Dress up your furry friend and head over to any participating PetSmart for treats, photos and more. (Oct. 25 - 26, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., free, for more info, visit petsmart.com.)

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