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The 70 Best Costumes At New York City's Most Important Dog Costume Competition

The Tompkins Square dog costume competition is the biggest and most highly competitive costume competition for dogs in NYC. Don't fret: Of course there was a Miley Cyrus costume.

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1. Marilyn Monroe



2. Pumpkin spice latte

3. Kim Jong-un and Dennis Rodman

4. Betsey Johnson

5. Dorothy

6. Confused

7. Banksy

8. A big ole #hashtag

9. A brown paper bag


10. Tortuga

11. Chill sparkly feather sequin dog

12. Bob Marley

13. Miley Cyrus twerking on Robin Thicke

14. Cersei Lannister

15. Carlos Danger

16. Colin Kaepernick

(He's a football player or something.)

(He's a football player or something.)

17. Tortuga #2

18. Ridiculously adorable dog

19. Gorilla corgi

20. Hot dog stand

21. Lady Gaga and her little monsters

Or just 3 clowns. Whatever floats your boat.

Or just 3 clowns. Whatever floats your boat.

22. A bunch of leaves

23. A mad hatter

24. Not sure but it's a really cute pug

25. A cat riding a dog

26. Liberace

27. 50 Shades Of Grey

28. Hulk

29. Lobster and chef dogs

FYI, this costume won the grand prize.

FYI, this costume won the grand prize.

30. Triceridog

31. Banksy, again

32. Dunkin DoDog

33. Zoltar

34. Sushi

35. Something from Wreck-It Ralph

36. Mop aka janitor dog

37. Headless Horseman

38. ChippenDog

39. Phyllis Diller

40. A pharaoh

41. The cast of Cinderella

The lady herself.

42. A punk basset hound

43. A dog wearing Beats by Dre headphones

44. Piñata

45. Amelia Earhart

46. The cast of Star Wars

47. Cops and robbers

48. Cheese

49. Diego in a box

50. Banksy

51. An original Beanie Baby

52. Marionette

53. A crystal healer

54. SharknaDog

55. The new pope

56. Monsters under the bed

57. Peacock

With bonus derp.

58. The cast of Finding Nemo

59. Cute-hat dog

60. Big King Kong

61. Little King Kong

62. Elvis

63. Medieval royalty dog

64. Part of the cast of Star Wars

65. Dr. Z subway ads

66. The cast of Ninja Turtles

67. The Beast from Sandlot

68. Nacho Libre

69. Hounds of anarchy

70. Last Banksy

And here's a bonus picture of a Chihuahua falling asleep in a pot because the world is beautiful.

All photos by me, Matt Stopera.

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