Dog enthusiasts from all over East Texas came to Tyler to eat, drink and even adopt a pet at this year's Dogtoberfest hosted by the SPCA of East Texas.

Saturday's festivities lasted six hours, bringing pet lovers together for a good cause and even encourage them to give a dog a forever home.

The event also featured plenty of pet-friendly vendors, live music, local food and of course, beer from 25 craft breweries.

Art played a sizable role at Dogtoberfest, with artist, Heather Thomas coming all the way from Austin to draw cartoons for dog owners and their pets.

Saturday marked the second year of Dogtoberfest, and the celebration is sure to continue for many years to come.