BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Canines in costume! Halloween may be days away but some Baltimore-area pups are getting in the spirit early.

Pooches were on parade at the annual Howloween costume contest.

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Our own Ron Matz emceed the event at Paw Point in Robert E. Lee Park.

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Dog owners brought their four-legged friends dressed as everything from dragons to Tootsie Rolls and even a hot dog!