Annual Dogtoberfest raises funds
MONROE — Etsch Farms opened its farm for the day to celebrate dogs and raise money for several charity groups as thousands came from all over the area and out of the state to join L’Oreal’s annual Dogtoberfest on Sept. 20.
Amy Batista photo. Dogs and their owners take part in an egg race during the annual Dogtoberfest at Etsch Farms on Sept. 20.
"I know a lot of breast cancer survivors," said Becky LeLong, of Manchester. "Of course, for the dogs too. It’s a chance for her dog Daisy, a black lab and greyhound mix, to socialize."