2017 Howl-O-Ween: Strut Your Pup!

Proceeds from this event will go toward SHO’s Healthy-Living Campaign! This year, we are focusing on health and wellness for our 400+ residents! We are committed to making each location a healthy-living community: healthier snacks, fresh produce, more exercise programs, and incentives to get involved!



Dogs must be registered by 2:45 p.m. to participate.
The contest will start promptly at 3 p.m.

Judges decisions are final.

Dogs and their costumes will be judged on the following criteria:
Creativity, Uniqueness, Behavior, and Charisma.

Prizes will be given for Third Place, Second Place, and Best in Show.

Dogs must be kept on a leash at ALL times.

Dogs must be registered and up to do ate on their vaccinations.

The safety of all animals at the event is the responsibility of their owners.

Dog owners will be responsible for any damage or harm caused to the property, people, or other animals due to their own actions or the actions of their dog.

Dog owners must clean up after their dogs. Bags will be provided.

No aggressive dogs or dogs in heat.

Costumes must be comfortable and safe for the dogs.

Owners must wear registration number and have it clearly visible to judges during the contest. 

SHO has the right to exclude or eject any and all unruly, rowdy, or disruptive Owners/Participants and/or Dogs from the Contest and/or the property without liability. 

Please fill out a waiver before the event.

Register Here


Meet Basil! He’s our resident dog at Madison House Assisted Living in Cortez. Basil lives on site and is taken care by both community employees AND residents!