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Southside Shopping Centre Celebrates One Year Being Dog-Friendly With Exclusive Dog Event – London Post

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To celebrate one year since it opened its doors to well-behaved pups inside its mall, Southside Shopping Centre is hosting a unique event dedicated to canine companions.
Dogs and their owners are invited to the centre on Sunday 26th May for its first-ever ‘Woof About Southside’ event. Taking place between 11am and 5pm at Southside, the exclusive dog-focused event promises an array of pawsome activities to get tails wagging.
Dogs visiting the centre on Sunday 26th May will be able to participate in a free tarot reading tailored just for them. Owners are invited to bring their furry companions for a personalised card reading and gain an insight into their pets’ relationship with them, along with their joys, mysteries and futures. The tarot readings will be situated inside the centre in front of Waitrose, and are being led by The Wellness Foundry and their intuitive canine guidance. Advance booking is essential, and owners can reserve their 15-minute free session here:
Pups attending the Woof About Southside event will also have the chance to take part in a photoshoot by award-winning pet photographer Amie Barron. Pooches can enjoy 15 minutes of fame to strike a pose during the photo session, with each dog fetching a digital paw-trait to take home with them. Sessions are £30 and guests can pre-book their slot online:
What’s more, BrewDog will on hand throughout the centre treating pups to its Brewski’s Beer Biscuits on the house. Dogs are also invited to visit BrewDog for a refreshing dog ice-cream sundae and a pawfectly poured Brewski’s Woof & Brew.*
Independent pet retailers will also be popping up at the centre, featuring some of London’s top quality dog apparel, treats and accessories. Visitors can treat their canine companions to an array of offerings including –
Yummy bites, natural healthy dog chews and training treats from Brian Recommends
Stylish and sustainable accessories including knit jumpers and gorgeous collars, harness and leads for city dogs by BewDogs
Natural and holistic pet products including scrumptious treats and fun toys from Enzo’s Pet Pantry
Vibrant and playful handmade gear including coordinating dog collars, harnesses, leads bandanas and clothing from Hiro + Wolf
Pencil and watercolour pet paw-traits and homeware gifts by Dogsdogscatsdogs
Grooming advice and accessories from London’s leading one-to-one groomers, Dog & Groom
Nature inspired accessories, collars and leads from Hounds of Hammersmark
Nutrition and health advice to care for your dog by The Holistic Vet Nurse
Complimentary face painting for children by Diana Artistry Face Painting will also be available throughout the day, providing kids the opportunity to be painted to resemble their furry best friend.
Rebecca Ruddle, Centre Director at Southside Shopping Centre, said: “It’s been a joy to have welcomed our four-legged companions into the centre last year, and we are excited to host the Woof About Southside event for the first time.
“Whether it’s discovering your dog’s hidden secrets and mysteries via their tarot reading, taking part in a professional photoshoot, or treating them to a new wardrobe, we are positive guests and their furry friends will have a great time.”
Dogs are invited to join their human companions as they browse, shop or dine at Southside Shopping Centre. Many retailers welcome four-legged visitors into their store including; H&M, Søstrene Grene, Black Sheep Coffee, BrewDog, Accessorize, CeX, Fragrance Shop, Gymnasium, Kitikate, Oliver Bonas, Robert Dyas and Starbucks.
For more details about the Woof About Southside event, please visit:
*T&Cs apply. BrewDog’s Brewski Woof & Brew and dog ice-cream sundae will be available to purchase, with a £1 donation going towards dog charity Street Paws.

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