Toronto – A rootin’ tootin’ time was had by country-western style attired canines and their owners at Woofstock’s Hound Dog Hoedown High Tea kick-off and costume competition –  held at Berkeley Church on Queen Street this past Sunday.  On May  28 & 29, 2016 at Woodbine Park, Woofstock: A Festival for Dogs will be the first big outdoor summer event in Toronto.

Jerri Gallaugher and host Laurie ©Photo: Bianca Kapteyn

Notable canine Iggy Joey, was recently called “the most Fashionable Dog in Canada” by Buzzfeed. © Photo: Bianca Kapteyn

Derk Steenblik with his two afghan dogs with  host Laurie Elliott

© Bianca Kapteyn: Canine Culture Inc.,  2016