Paws on Parade takes over Bangor’s waterfront to benefit pets awaiting adoption

Dressed in a biker costume, Pokey Joe, a 7-year-old Chihuahua, sits on the shoulder of his owner, Mongo Schwarz of Bangor, as he walks their bike along Bangor's waterfront during the Bangor Humane Society's 19th annual Paws on Parade event Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.
John Clarke Russ | BDN
Dressed in a biker costume, Pokey Joe, a 7-year-old Chihuahua, sits on the shoulder of his owner, Mongo Schwarz of Bangor, as he walks their bike along Bangor's waterfront during the Bangor Humane Society's 19th annual Paws on Parade event Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Buy Photo
By John Clarke Russ, BDN Staff
Posted Oct. 06, 2012, at 1:39 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — Dogs of several breeds and sizes marched through downtown Bangor on Saturday afternoon as part of the Bangor Humane Society’s 19th annual Paws on Parade event.

Paws on Parade, the society’s largest annual fundraiser, is a celebration of animals to benefit pets awaiting adoption.

Over a mile long, the route runs from the Bangor Waterfront through downtown Bangor and loops back to the waterfront.

The fundraiser includes a variety of sponsors, vendors and events, including contests.

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