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Paws for a Cause fundraiser returns to Country Fair

After a two-year hiatus, the Country Fair Entertainment Park in Medford will once again host the Paws for a Cause fundraising event.

Paws for a Cause, which raises money for the Long Island Against Domestic Violence nonprofit, invites families to bring their costumed pets and compete for awards.

Categories include best human/pet duo, best celebrity look-a-like, best DIY costume and best in show. Paws for a Cause, which takes place on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., also features a virtual event for those who can’t attend in person.

For the virtual contest, pet photos will be featured in an online photo album and the winner will be chosen by committee vote and announced after the live event.

Tickets cost $25 per family with one dog and $10 for each additional dog. The virtual event is priced at $15.

TD Bank is the presenting sponsor of Paws for a Cause, which aims to raise awareness of the link between domestic violence and animal abuse and raise funds for LIADV’s life-saving services.

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