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Alki's Celtic Swell Irish Pub on Sunday celebrated 10 years in West Seattle with a dog costume contest and photo shoot.

With live music, Irish spirit and plenty of pooches, owner Gareth Hughes says it's the perfect excuse to combine his love for dogs and his home country while saying thank you to his customers.

I am a dog lover. I grew up with dogs all my life, back in Ireland and in Seattle, said Hughes.

Party goers traded donations to the Seattle Humane Society for pictures of their favorite furry friends.

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