Dogs in Halloween Costumes 2012 in Honor of Howl-O-Ween

Yes, it's time for the annual Howl-O-Ween contest in which you get to help other animals while embarrassing your own.

Sponsored by the South Texas College of Law Animal Law Society, Howl-O-Ween gives you the chance to shove your canine into a costume, take his or her picture and post it to [email protected] by 3 p.m. Monday, October 15

Then, starting October 17 through October 31, people can vote for the dog they like the best by donating to said dog's pic. Money raised is designated for the benefit of Paw and Order and AniMeals.

To get you in the mood for this enterprise, our dedicated Art Director Monica Fuentes invested in several dog costumes and parceled them out to co-workers and friends. Here's what we came up with. See what you can do.

Dignity Semi-intact

Her dedicated perkiness

The caped crusader

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