Marley & Me: The Puppy Years Premiere, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 2011

Enjoy a canine comedy with your four-legged friend and cheer for the Spots who will try to land a starring role in the life of a pet parent at the “paw”miere lawn screening of the new DVD Marley & Me: The Puppy Years. The premiere will be hosted by KIIS-FM’s “Manny on the Streets” and attended by the film’s director (Michael Damian, known for his years on the daytime drama The Young and the Restless) and its star, lovable Marley.

On August 13, 2011, dog devotees and their Spots will feel like celebrities as they stroll down the red carpet at the start of the free event which will include:

  • A viewing of the Rover-filled romp Marley & Me: The Puppy Years
  • Photos taken with Marley
  • Complimentary nail painting and massages at the Doggie Spaw.
  • Nommable nibbles from Stella and Chewy’s Treats.
  • TropiClean fresh breath made easy! oral care products for pets.
  • Adorable adoptables in designer duds working the catwalk in the Rescue Dog Fashion Show.
  • Raffles for a VIP gift bag.
  • A Silly Dog Trick Contest, with the winning clownish canine receiving a Marley & Me: The Puppy Years DVD.
  • A recreation of the movie’s finale in the Ultimate Puppy Championship, with an agility course modified for ┬átiny tail-waggers under the age of one by Zoom Room.
  • Best Friends Animal Society, LA Animal Services and spcaLA will all bring pets who are looking for parents.

When: August 13, 2011 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., with the movie screening starting at 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Park in The Grove at 189 The Grove Drive in Los Angeles

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Note: Available on DVD and Blu-ray beginning August 16, 2011, Marley & Me: The Puppy Years will be sold exclusively at Walmart and on

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Grace Sydney is the Assistant Editor of and, covering celebrity-related rescue news. She operates the @HollywoodDogs Twitter account sharing information on celebrity fundraising for rescues and shelters.