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Pets strut their stuff at Portland fashion show

Los Angeles is the city of chihuahuas. Image by nathanmac87 / CC BY 2.0
Chihuahua.  Image by nathanmac87 / CC BY 2.0

What do chihuahuas and tutus have in common? Nothing. But pet owners in Portland, OR, are trying anyway at the NW Pet Fair’s Best Dressed Pet Fashion Show. On 18 and 19 April the Portland Expo Center will fill up with fancy-clad pets and their thousand-yard stares. Pet owners are encouraged to show up to the free event at least 10 minutes before the 1pm start time, but only 30 entrants will be allowed due to time constraints. Judges for the event include local TV and radio personalities. Awards will be granted to the best-dressed pet. Read more: oregonlive.com