St. Petersburg, Florida -- Michael Jernigan was at the Don Cesar Hotel on St. Pete Beach for Howl-O-Ween, a dog costume contest that benefits Paws for Patriots.
Jernigan was hit by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2004. He lost both his eyes and underwent 30 major surgeries in 12 months.
Photos: See the pets in their costumes!
Paws for Patriots is an organization that gives dogs to veterans in need.
Prizes were awarded for Scariest Scoundrel, Funniest Pup, and Top Dog.