Best Friends Animal Society held a fundraising dog walk  — called “Strut You Mutt” — on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Warner Park in Woodland Hills.

The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and best trick. Participants were able to visit the “Pooch Pavilion” to ask a question from a veterinarian and a dog trainer. Fun photos at the “Smooch Your Pooch” photo booth and a prize wheel to spin for fun giveaways were added attractions for the morning event.

  • David and Felicita Prentice take a selfie with their dog...

    David and Felicita Prentice take a selfie with their dog “Charlee” at a dog walk “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • Nikki Bilderback, right, and her dog “Maverick” are introduced by...

    Nikki Bilderback, right, and her dog “Maverick” are introduced by emcee Galina Rivina during a best costume contest at a dog walk “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • Participants start their dog walk at the “Strut Your Mutt”...

    Participants start their dog walk at the “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • Jackie Hernandez walks her dog “Lilo” at a dog walk...

    Jackie Hernandez walks her dog “Lilo” at a dog walk “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • Dogs check out the action at a dog walk “Strut...

    Dogs check out the action at a dog walk “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • Participants walk dogs at the “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for...

    Participants walk dogs at the “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • Dogs check out a camera at the “Strut Your Mutt”...

    Dogs check out a camera at the “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • Participants walk dogs at the “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for...

    Participants walk dogs at the “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • “Gussie” wins the best costume contest at a dog walk...

    “Gussie” wins the best costume contest at a dog walk “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • Bailey Watson gets a dog kiss from “Lucy” and wins...

    Bailey Watson gets a dog kiss from “Lucy” and wins the best kisser contest at a dog walk “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • “Izzy” plays in water at a dog walk “Strut Your...

    “Izzy” plays in water at a dog walk “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • People and dogs gather at a dog walk “Strut Your...

    People and dogs gather at a dog walk “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • Volunteer Terry Finkelstein, left, gets a painted paw print from...

    Volunteer Terry Finkelstein, left, gets a painted paw print from “Chance” as Tyler Tracy holds his dog at a dog walk “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • People and dogs gather at a dog walk “Strut Your...

    People and dogs gather at a dog walk “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • Allison Polumbus gets dog kisses from her dog “Gidget” at...

    Allison Polumbus gets dog kisses from her dog “Gidget” at the dog walk “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • Participants walk dogs at the “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for...

    Participants walk dogs at the “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • Dogs play at a dog walk “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser...

    Dogs play at a dog walk “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • Al Valenzuela rounds up his rescue dogs at a dog...

    Al Valenzuela rounds up his rescue dogs at a dog walk “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

  • Participants walk dogs at the “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for...

    Participants walk dogs at the “Strut Your Mutt” fundraiser for Best Friends Animal Society, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at Warner Park in Woodland Hills. The event included contests for dogs for the best costume, best kisser and for best trick. The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)

Comedians Julia Austin and Galina Rivera stepped up as the masters of ceremonies. And pet adoption advocate and actress/podcaster Lauren Ash gave a talk for the cause.

Best Friends in Los Angeles has a cat and dog adoption center, a kitten-care center and a spay/neuter clinic at 15321 Brand Blvd., in Mission Hills. Information: 818-643-3889.

Best Friends Animal Society is a national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters, according to the organization’s website. The organization works with rescue groups, shelters and supporting members across the United States.

Details about the event: bit.ly/3TblSYt

The event’s fundraising goal for Los Angeles is $350,000. Donations are still being accepted here: bit.ly/3TyCgCs

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