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little bit furry Oscar-themed dog pageant sees Pomeranian dressed as Elton John steal the show

Dexter the Pomeranian was one of the stars of the Furbabies event in Leeds.

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Dexter’s Sir Elton John costume included a miniature piano (DannyLawson/PA)

Dexter’s Sir Elton John costume included a miniature piano (DannyLawson/PA)

Dexter’s Sir Elton John costume included a miniature piano (DannyLawson/PA)

A Pomeranian dressed as Sir Elton John and a chihuahua in a Beauty And The Beast-inspired outfit were among the dogs on display at a Hollywood-themed pageant.

The latest quarterly Furbabies UK event, which sees owners dress their pets in lavish costumes, was titled Hollywood (A Day At The Oscars) to coincide with next weekends Academy Awards ceremony.

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Dexter the dog (Danny Lawson/PA)

Dexter the dog (Danny Lawson/PA)

Dexter the dog (Danny Lawson/PA)

And there was no shortage of canine glamour on display at Sunday’s meeting, held at Collingham Memorial Hall in Leeds.

Dexter the Pomeranian stole the show with his Sir Elton costume, complete with eye-catching sunglasses and a miniature piano.

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Disney’s Beauty And The Beast was the inspiration for Lindy Lou’s outfit (Danny Lawson/PA)

Disney’s Beauty And The Beast was the inspiration for Lindy Lou’s outfit (Danny Lawson/PA)

Disney’s Beauty And The Beast was the inspiration for Lindy Lou’s outfit (Danny Lawson/PA)

Dexter also modelled a second outfit designed to look to look like an Oscar statuette.

Rosie the chihuahua wore a blue outfit inspired by Nicole Kidman, before teaming up with another chihuahua, Minnie, for a look based on the Olsen twins.

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Chihuahuas Rosie and Minnie modelled designs inspired by the Olsen Twins (Danny Lawson/PA)

Chihuahuas Rosie and Minnie modelled designs inspired by the Olsen Twins (Danny Lawson/PA)

Chihuahuas Rosie and Minnie modelled designs inspired by the Olsen Twins (Danny Lawson/PA)

Meanwhile Lindy Lou, a third chihuahua, modelled a design inspired by Belle’s ballroom gown from Beauty And The Beast.

The Furbabies events have been running since 2019 and see dogs coming from as far afield as Scotland and the south coast.

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Dexter wore a second outfit inspired by an Oscar statuette (Danny Lawson/PA)

Dexter wore a second outfit inspired by an Oscar statuette (Danny Lawson/PA)

Dexter wore a second outfit inspired by an Oscar statuette (Danny Lawson/PA)

In December, the group held a special Christmas-themed event, while a previous pageant saw dogs dressed as characters from children’s literature.

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