Dogs on parade in Weston

Saddle up your pups for Weston’s second annual Pooch Parade and festival on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Some 400 dogs from around Massachusetts will parade around Weston’s town green. Other canine-centered events include a designer dog house auction, best dog costume, best singing dog, and pooch/person lookalike contest.

The event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Weston and Wayland which last year collected the following Pooch Parade dog data:


• Most common dog name: Buddy and Ali (aka Allie or Ally).

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• Most common dog costumes: Ballerina outfits, Superdog.

• Most common dog breed: Golden retriever, labrador.