Assembly Row to Host 3rd Annual Pet Palooza on Saturday and Sunday

  Scheduled from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., free event offers family-friendly activities for dogs, as well as an adoption day on Sunday, Aug. 2

SOMERVILLE, Mass. (July 28, 2015) – This weekend, Assembly Row and som | dog will host the 3rd Annual Pet Palooza with events that are free and open to the public and pets. The event will include dock diving and swimming, a book signing, agility demonstrations and the Beantown Disc Dogs competition.
In addition, an adoption fair will be held on Sunday, Aug. 2, during which attendees will have the opportunity to meet adoptable pets with rescue organizations including Last Hope K9 Rescue and Broken Tail.

“We’re excited to have expanded our community focus this year and the support we’ve received from local businesses, dog groups and the City to put on this event is amazing,” said Brian Davis, president of som|dog. “Throughout the weekend, we will accept donations to Somerville Animal Control, including cat and dog food, towels, and monetary contributions.”

WHAT: 3rd annual Pet Palooza with som | dog

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1 & 2
   10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 WHERE: Assembly Row
   Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park, 300 Great River Rd., Somerville, MA
 SCHEDULE: Visit or

About Assembly Row:

The Outlets at Assembly Row includes more than 30 nationally branded outlet shops including J.Crew Factory Store, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH and Banana Republic Factory Store. A variety of sit-down restaurants and cafes line the riverfront park and streets, including Legal On The Mystic, Earl’s Kitchen + Bar, Papagayo Mexican Kitchen and River Bar. They provide the perfect match to an evening out at the 12-screen AMC Assembly Row 12 and IMAX or afternoon respite from New England’s only LEGOLAND Discovery Center. The six-acre waterfront park with bike lanes, children’s area and an amphitheater hosts a series of free events and weekly fitness programs. Assembly Station, The Row’s dedicated MBTA high-speed transit stop on Boston’s Orange Line, sits at the heart of the new neighborhood. When fully built across 40 acres along the Mystic River, the Assembly Row neighborhood will feature a total of 635,000 square feet of outlet shops and restaurants, 2.8 million square feet of office space, a 170-room hotel, and 1,800 residences. Closer to downtown Boston than most of Boston, Assembly Row is accessible via two exits on and off I-93 and the new Orange Line MBTA station. For more information please visit

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