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Florida Keys Woofstock Attracts Dog Lovers & Pooches

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(Source: Julie Botteri/Florida Keys News Bureau)

(Source: Julie Botteri/Florida Keys News Bureau)

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Islamorada (CBSMiami/FKNB) – Thousands of dog lovers, many with their pooches, enjoyed a day of peace, paws and music during the weekend Woofstock Music Fair in the Florida Keys .

Singers, songwriters and musical groups kept the groove moving for the Saturday festival’s nearly 1,000 four-legged friends and more than 5,000 two-legged attendees. The event was staged at Islamorada’s Founders Park.

Dogs up for adoption showed off their swag and wag during the Rescue Me Mutt Strut with hopes of landing a “fur-ever” home from Florida Keys shelters and breed-specific animal rescue groups of South Florida.

Other canines showed off agility and dock-jumping skills to woo crowds.

Woofstock was organized by Key Largo’s MarrVelous Pet Rescues & Adoptions. The free event is one of the Keys’ largest pet-friendly festivals devoted to pet fostering, adoption, education and wellness, underscored by outdoor family fun and live music in the island community.

The Florida Keys News Bureau contributed to this report.

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