Who knew? Pugs (and their people) love Halloween

    What should the well-dressed pug wear to a Halloween party?

    “A knight in shining armor,” according to Natalia Hrebian whose dog Diesel has a closet full of costumes.

    “We go to these things every year. We’ve just sort of built up a few costumes. The one he is wearing this year is good, because we figured it would be muddy and we can wash it,” Hrebian said.

    This party of pugs at a private home in Bala Cynwyd will benefit Main Line Animal Rescue. The joint was jumping with pugs running around in very creative outfits. There was a geisha, a SCUBA diver, a Pilgrim, a punk rocker. In between peeing on shrubs and sniffing everything, these little flat-faced, curly-tailed critters work the crowd, says Linda Brogin of Penn Valley.

    “They’re just so willing to please and they’re really sweet. There are pug costume parties all over the country,” said Brogin. “It’s sort of a cult thing…I think if you have a pug, you have to be with that part of it.”

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