Katherine Lin reined in her golden retriever named Maui during a Doggie Cover Model Contest held Saturday at the "Dog Day Afternoon" event in Koko Marina. The festivities included a canine fashion show, the model contest for Hawaii Pet Magazine, demonstrations, complimentary exams and discounted nail trimming for dogs.
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Saturday's event was held to raise money for the Hawaii Dog Foundation and its plans to reach the goal of "No More Homeless Dogs in Hawaii." For more information visit www.hawaiidogfoundation.org. At right, a dog named Louie sported glasses. Louie is a therapy dog with Tails of Aloha and has been visiting schools and seniors for five years. Louie is owned by Roselle Wong.