Pet visits with Santa Claus

By LaKecia Shockley - bio | email
Posted by Kelly Hefelfinger - email

LONGVIEW TX, (KLTV) - Every kid loves to take their picture with Santa, but they're not the only ones.

About a dozen four legged fury pets got to sit on Santa's lap and take a picture with good 'ole Saint Nick. Every year, the Longview Mall invites pet owners to get up close with Santa.

Some of them came dressed to impress. We even found one cute poodle who got her nails done.

"My toy poodle Paris, had her hair done yesterday at the Plush Puppy," said dog owner, Dana Willett. "They painted her beautiful red toe nail polish, and put a beautiful Christmas bow in her hair."

"Every year is a challenge for Tulula to take her picture with Santa," said dog Owner, Paula Taylor. "She's just like a baby. You never know what they're going to do."

If your pet didn't get a chance to take their photo with Santa, don't worry. Because of Sunday night's rain, the Longview Mall decided to have, Pet Photos With Santa again the following Sunday, from 6:30pm until 8pm.

For more information on Pet Photos With Santa, contact the Longview Mall (903) 753-4453.

Longview Mall will except donations of pet food and pet care items that will benefit the Humane Society of Gregg County.

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