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Americans Spend About A Half BILLION Dollars On Halloween Costumes…For Their Pets.

We can be counted for $20 of that.

Americans will spend $490 million on costumes for their pets this Halloween, according to the National Retail Federation, which is more than double what they dropped to dress their dogs, cats and other critters in 2010. also surveyed hundreds of dog owners around the country, and found that half (51%) plan to dress their hounds for Halloween, spending about $20 on average. Classic seasonal specters like witches and ghosts are among the most popular costumes on’s list, along with TV and movie characters.


Do YOU dress up your pet for Halloween?

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Your afternoon host AJ has been in Seattle for over 5 years and SO much has happened in his life since moving here. He and his wife of 7 years Nicole, had their first baby (Max...he is now 2) and they bought their first home here. When AJ isn't on the air, at a sporting event supporting one of our local teams (ESPECIALLY the Sounders and Seahawks) or hosting an event for one of the organizations that he works with including Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, March For Babies, Susan G Komen and Washington Trails Association, he is more than likely climbing a mountain! "I love everything this place has to offer, from world-class entertainment, to the incredible food to all of its natural beauty with so many amazing mountains and trails at our doorstep! I LOVE the Pacific Northwest and am proud to call it home and do what I love to do with an incredible group of people."