PHOTOS: Somerville Dog Festival 2015

Somerville Dog FestivalPhotos by Emily Cassel

Hundreds of adorable area dogs (and their owners) pawed on over to Trum Field on Sunday for the sixth annual Somerville Dog Festival. Presented by the Somerville Foundation for Animals, this free canine carnival welcomed trainers, behaviorists, vendors and pet lovers of all kinds to celebrate our four-legged friends.

A slight drizzle didn’t stop anyone—person or pup—from enjoying the festival’s trick contests and agility demonstrations, nor did it prevent them from attempting to break the Guinness World Record for most dogs getting their teeth brushed in one place. Check out some of our favorite photos from this fun- and fur-filled day below!

Cody the samoyed: as soft as a cloud, with a grin that had everyone smiling back.

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English Staffordshire bull terrier and huge Patriots fan Cookie was pretty pooped after celebrating Tom Brady’s recent exoneration.

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Abby the Tibetan terrier, all smiles despite the rain.
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Basha the Shiba Inu is ready for his close up.Screen Shot 2015-09-13 at 4.29.53 PM

Old English mastiff Harry, whose owner says he weighs in at a mere 220 pounds.Somerville Dog Festival
Lacey the pit bull, a rescue, was bred to hunt hogs but “wasn’t vicious enough,” says her owner. (Obviously, look at that sweet face!)Screen Shot 2015-09-13 at 4.31.23 PM

Milou the corgi smacks her lips after a tasty treat. (You can follow Milou’s adventures on Instagram!)Somerville Dog Festival

Max the akita—a gentle giant amongst gentle giants.Somerville Dog Festival

Look at the baby blues on Cody the Australian shepherd puppy! Somerville Dog Festival

12-week-old golden retriever pup Mochi steps out.

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New mascot? Scout, a three-legged rescue dog, waits to do her part in attempting to break the world record for most dogs getting their teeth brushed in one place.

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