Crowds of corgis converge on coast for canine celebration


The event raised $11,000 for the Oregon Humane Society

Hundreds of corgis converged on Cannon Beach for the annual Corgi Beach Day, July 27, 2019. (Oregon Humane Society)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Hundreds of corgis descended on the Oregon Coast on Saturday for the annual Corgi Beach Day.

About 550 corgis and more than 1,300 people (and even 68 non-corgi dogs!) went to Cannon Beach to help raise money for the Oregon Humane Society.

Event organizers told KOIN 6 News that between the costume contest, raffle, silent auction and corgi races — the event raised more than $11,000 this year.

A surfing corgi known as “Super Corgi Jojo” even came all the way up from San Diego to show off his shark costume and enjoy the Instagram limelight.

Humans with their corgis at Corgi Beach Day, July 27, 2019. (Oregon Humane Society)

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