Gymnastics facility hosts ‘Doggy Day Out’ event for CT Humane Society

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Dogs of Connecticut competed Sunday in an ugly Christmas sweater contest as part of a fundraiser for the Connecticut Humane Society.

News 12 visited the Gymnastics and Cheerleading Academy of Connecticut to take part in the “Doggy Day Out” event.

In addition to the contest, visitors could shop with various makeup, clothes and jewelry vendors, participate in an obstacle course and meet with Santa Claus.

“As a facility, we thought it would be great because we have the opportunity and the venue for it,” said organizer Kristen Roy.

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