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A huge group of dogs dressed as Santa will be at Welcome to Thornbury this week

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How many dogs dressed as Santa is too many? The limit does not exist, of course. But those dog-lovers at Welcome to Thornbury are hoping to set a world record with at least 200 pooches parading around in their Christmas best on December 11 between 6 and 7.30pm.

Last year 157 dogs came in their Christmas best, which set the record for most dogs dressed as Santa, and Welcome to Thornbury is hoping to get at least 200 for this year's attempt. 

The officials from the Guinness Book of World Records have been notified, so this could be the chance for the food truck park to outdo itself and break its own record.

In addition to dogs dressed as Santa (did we mention dogs dressed as Santa??) there will be the chance for doggos and their humans to get pictures with Santa. There will also be a mini market set up for gifts for those with four legs or two. 

There will be plenty of food and drink specials for human and canine alike, including a Beer and Bone Special (you can decide who gets which). 

Want to bring your best friend to the pub all year round? Here are the best dog-friendly pubs in Melbourne. Or take your pooch on a weekend away.

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