The bark was back for the ninth annual Spooky Pooch Parade Saturday afternoon.

They took over Kauffman Park on Detroit Avenue It's a favorite Halloween tradition for Northeast Ohio dog lovers and their families.

The dogs had to register and pay an entry free but their humans were let in for free.

The parade benefits LakewoodAlive.

Judges awarded prizes for Best Dog & Child, Best, Dog & Adult, Best Dog & Group, Spookiest Pooch and Best in Show.

Spooky Pooch Parade