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Barktoberfest 2012

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- Sassy, a 2-year-old Australian Shepard, sports a princess costume as she competes with her owner, Naples resident Linda Stabell, in the costume contest at the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples. La Fortune and her twin, Judy Shabovich, also of Naples, are twins who were born on Halloween.  The sisters won firstplace in the costume contest.

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David Albers/Staff - Sassy, a 2-year-old Australian Shepard, sports a princess costume as she competes with her owner, Naples resident Linda Stabell, in the costume contest at the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples. La Fortune and her twin, Judy Shabovich, also of Naples, are twins who were born on Halloween. The sisters won firstplace in the costume contest.

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- Colleen Connolly, of Naples, enters her terrier-mix, Milo, as a squirrel in the costume contest at the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples. La Fortune and her twin, Judy Shabovich, also of Naples, are twins who were born on Halloween.  The sisters won firstplace in the costume contest.
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- JoAnn La Fortune, of Naples, shows of her pumpkin-costumed French bulldog Phoebe, as she competes in the costume contest at the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples. La Fortune and her twin, Judy Shabowich, also of Naples, are twins who were born on Halloween and the sisters won first place with Phoebe in the Barktoberfest costume contest. The event celebrating canines and Halloween featured a blessings for all animals, costume and cutest dog competitions, animal portraiture and prizes.
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- Contestants and their dogs line up for the judging of the costume contest at the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples. La Fortune and her twin, Judy Shabovich, also of Naples, are twins who were born on Halloween.  The sisters won firstplace in the costume contest.
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- Attendees gather with their animals before participating in the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples.  The event celebrating canines and Halloween featured a blessings for all animals, costume and cutest dog competitions, animal portraiture and prizes.
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- Attendees gather with their animals before participating in the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples.  The event celebrating canines and Halloween featured a blessings for all animals, costume and cutest dog competitions, animal portraiture and prizes.
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- Hershey, an 11-year-old Yorkshire Terrier, sports a fish outfit before competing in the costume contest at the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples.  The event celebrating canines and Halloween featured a blessings for all animals, costume and cutest dog competitions, animal portraiture and prizes.
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- Costumed-dogs and their owners compete in the costume contest at the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples. La Fortune and her twin, Judy Shabovich, also of Naples, are twins who were born on Halloween.  The sisters won firstplace in the costume contest.
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- Shayle Berens, of Naples, walks her tea cup chihuahua, Lona, in the costume contest at the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples. La Fortune and her twin, Judy Shabovich, also of Naples, are twins who were born on Halloween.  The sisters won firstplace in the costume contest.
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- Judges Peter Apostle, Melea Pruskauer and Sherri Apostle, left to right, take in the canine contestants of the costume contest at the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples. La Fortune and her twin, Judy Shabovich, also of Naples, are twins who were born on Halloween.  The sisters won firstplace in the costume contest.
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- Eleven-year-old Lola Torres, of Naples, holds Pico, a shi-tzu, during the costume contest at the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples. La Fortune and her twin, Judy Shabovich, also of Naples, are twins who were born on Halloween.  The sisters won firstplace in the costume contest.
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- Pastor Eric Cox gives a blessing at the beginning of the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples.  The event celebrating canines and Halloween featured a blessings for all animals, costume and cutest dog competitions, animal portraiture and prizes.
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- Marie Reese, of Naples, competes with her dog, Moxie, in the costume contest at the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples. La Fortune and her twin, Judy Shabovich, also of Naples, are twins who were born on Halloween.  The sisters won firstplace in the costume contest.
  • David Albers/Staff
- Judges Peter Apostle, Melea Pruskauer and Sherri Apostle, left to right, take in the canine contestants of the costume contest at the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples. La Fortune and her twin, Judy Shabovich, also of Naples, are twins who were born on Halloween.  The sisters won firstplace in the costume contest.
  • David Albers/Staff
- Sassy, a 2-year-old Australian Shepard, sports a princess costume as she competes with her owner, Naples resident Linda Stabell, in the costume contest at the second annual Barktoberfest at the Community Congregational Church on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in North Naples. La Fortune and her twin, Judy Shabovich, also of Naples, are twins who were born on Halloween.  The sisters won firstplace in the costume contest.

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