We are excited to announce the Bark in the Park 2018 will be held in the heart of Downtown Akron at Lock 3! We hope you will join us for a celebration of our beloved furry best friends. This family- and dog-friendly event will feature:
1-mile Pledge Walk with the new addition of a Fun Run option
Over 80 vendors
A local beer garden
Our Mobile Adoption Center with adoptable dogs cats and critters
Games, contests, & activities
Dog and human yoga
Live demonstrations of cunning dog agility
Check back for a full schedule of events.
Animals Adopted in 2017
Cruelty Investigations in 2017
Veterinary Exams and Surgeries in 2017
Join the biggest Dog and People Parade Akron has ever seen! Participants will enjoy a dog-friendly 1-mile fun run (at noon) or 1-mile leisurely walk (at 12:15pm) on a looping route on Main St. and the Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Note: the Fun Run will not be timed and medals will not be awarded.
Be a hero and help us reach our goal to raise $30,000 to benefit the animals awaiting adoption at the Humane Society of Summit County! Even better – earn rewards for meeting goals and maybe even a coveted trophy for being a Top Dog fundraiser!
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