Sunday’s Dog Fest Gets Tails Wagging

Oct 18, 2021 | Community | 0 comments

Elizabeth Murray of Norwalk and Frankie share a moment together. (Photo by Jarret Liotta)

WESTPORT — Hundreds of canines in all shapes, sizes, spots and stripes made the scene at the Baron’s North Park Sunday for the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce’s annual Westport Dog Festival.

Clare Rappaport of Wilton and her dog Reno. (Photo by Jarret Liotta)

While it was originally scheduled for last week, rain delayed this fifth annual event.

P&Z candidate Jack Whittle of Westport, his wife, Corrine, and their dogs Cheyenne and Mishka. (Photo by Jarret Liotta)

Along with vendors and giveaways, the festival featured some friendly competition, including smiling and barking runoffs.

Riley is looking for a new home through Little Black Dog Rescue of Westport. (Photo by Jarret Liotta)

There were also a number of animals looking for adoption through various agencies, both dogs and cats.

This one-eyed kitty is looking for a new home through T.A.I.L.S. in Westport. (Photo by Jarret Liotta)
Scarlett Kerner, 7, of Westport takes a walk with Charlie. (Photo by Jarret Liotta)
The mug of a pug. (Photo by Jarret Liotta)
Viscardi Julie of Norwalk gets a shot of his German shepherd Milo Blue posing as a German shepherd. (Photo by Jarret Liotta)
The Westport Police Department’s K-9 Unit took part with a demonstration. (Photo by Jarret Liotta)
Sofie Corbin, 9, of Westport, right, meets Lulu Shapiro of Weston. (Photo by Jarret Liotta)
Santos Alicea of Norwalk and his dog Max watch a demonstration. (Photo by Jarret Liotta)
Erika and James Mesa of West Haven arrive with Rocco. (Photo by Jarret Liotta)
Two new friends share some thoughts together. (Photo by Jarret Liotta)
All shapes and sizes of dogs were on hand Sunday. (Photo by Jarret Liotta)
Barbara Faruggio of Westport and her dog Siena. (Photo by Jarret Liotta)
Frankie says “Relax!” (Photo by Jarret Liotta)


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