Sweating Puppies

Thanks to the success of Marley & Me (and despite critics' sneers), it seems the dog-memoir genre is here to stay. But that's for good reason: People who love their dogs tend to really, really love their dogs.

Luckily for west siders who prefer to travel with the pooch in tow, downtown Glendale's Dog Days of Summer takes place on Saturday, August 4. Canines and their owners will scarf breakfast in Murphy Park starting at 7 a.m. Dog massages, free ice cream treats, and prizes will fill the morning, and programming continues at the amphitheater through 10 a.m.

Sat., Aug. 4, 7-10 a.m., 2012
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Becky Bartkowski is an award-winning journalist and the arts and music editor at New Times, where she writes about art, fashion, and pop culture.
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