Models strut the runway with their canines for the Bark and Swagger Dog Fashion Show

Krystine Gregorich walked the red carpet wearing a dress with a wine colored top and hunter green hued bottom. She had a green bow in her hair. Accompanying her on the runway was her 12-year-old dog, Bella, a poodle bichon frise mix who wore a similar outfit and matching bows.

They coordinated for their big night at the Bark and Swagger Dog Fashion Show on Monday on the second floor of the Benedum Center in Downtown Pittsburgh.

“It was fun,” said Gregorich, of Coraopolis, as Bella hovered close by.

She and her dog’s apparel were created by friend and designer Emily Rouse, of Wheeling, W.Va. Rouse said Gregorich was the perfect model, for not only the outfit, but because of her love of animals. The two had connected at a previous Pittsburgh Fashion Week event. The dog fashion show was originally scheduled for last September during Pittsburgh Fashion Week, but

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