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Crowd of Halloween Dogs in Costume: PAWS’itive Pals Dog Training Announces Annual Parade

These humans were dressed for Halloween festivities during last year’s dog parade in downtown Grass Valley. The event is scheduled for Sunday, October 30.
Photo: Elias Funez photo archives

PAWS’itive Pals Dog Training is hosting its 8th Annual Costume Dog Parade and inviting the public to participate in the event taking place in downtown Grass Valley on Sunday, October 30 from 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Participants will be asked to meet in the parking lot of the Mexican El Barrio Market – which will be blocked to vehicles – before the parade start time at 3:30 p.m. People will then follow a route around downtown Grass Valley that takes them past the Bret Harte Retirement Inn, the Grass Valley Brewery, the Gold Miners Inn and along Mill Street from Neal Street to the Main Street, where the parade will end.

“PAWS’itive Pals Dog Training created this event to bring joy to the Nevada County community, parading through downtown Grass Valley with our well-behaved dogs. By sharing joy and awkwardness, we advocate that our furry companions are trained using positive reinforcement methods Last year the event brought together 121 dogs in costume, our goal this year is to invite more people to this community event and ‘expanding the number of participants to 300 dogs,’ said Lauren Hayes, owner of PAWS’itive Pals Dog Training.



Two superheroes stroll along Mill at Main street during last year’s Halloween Dog Parade.
Photo: Elias Funez photo archives

Founded in 2014, PAWS’itive Pals Dog Training is a leading dog training company that trains dogs from our community and across California. The company offers a variety of services to work with our customers to facilitate accurate communication between owners and their companions using methods and tools that work with, not against, our companions to navigate the distractions of scenarios. the real life.

PAWS’itive Pals Dog Training and this event are registered trademarks or trademarks of PAWS’itive Pals Dog Training in the United States.



The dogs wore all types of store-bought and homemade costumes at last year’s Halloween Dog Parade in downtown Grass Valley.
Photo: Elias Funez photo archives
Last year, the Downtown Grass Valley Halloween Dog Parade brought together more than 100 dogs and their owners to participate in the 7th annual event hosted by Pawsitive Pals Dog Training.
Photo: Elias Funez photo archives

For more information email [email protected].