Saturday, October 2, 10:00 am – Back Bay Pooch Parade

After a five-year hiatus, the popular Back Bay Pooch Parade will return better than ever! Join The Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay for the renewed First Annual Back Bay Pooch Parade.

Where: The Commonwealth Avenue Mall. Meet at the Garrison statue at the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Dartmouth Street — across from the Vendome.

When: Saturday, October 2nd. Registration begins at 9:00 am and the parade will start at 10:00 am.

Registration: NABB members may pre-register for $15 or register the day of the event for $20. Registration information will follow.

The parade route will travel from Dartmouth Street to Arlington Street. Join us for special guests and special events.

From Bischons to Borzois, from Puppy Mill Survivors to Blue Ribbon Show Dogs — all are invited to attend. All dogs must be leashed and up to date on shots. Please do not bring a dog in heat. Proceeds will go to a no-kill animal shelter in Massachusetts TBA.

The morning will combine fun and canine good citizenship. For more information, contact Paula Welte at 617.536.7897 or Linda Selzer at