2019 Bark in the Park – Sunday August 25th

Stafford Animal Shelter’s “Bark in the Park” Fundraiser

Sunday, August 25th 2019

Come join us at our free, family-friendly, fundraiser “Bark in the Park” and help raise money for the shelter!

The fun begins with a 5K Fun Run/Walk sponsored by Small Dog Realty.  The course rounds the Yellowstone River and through the streets of historic Livingston!  Friendly, vaccinated dogs on leashes and children under 13 are welcome to join for free!  Pre-registration is $25.00; day of event $30.00. (race fees are tax deductible).Registration forms available on our website.  We recommend that you check in by 9:00 am to receive your bib number and familiarize yourself with the course map. Fun Run starts at 10:00.  Check in at the Miles Bandshell Park near the Civic Center parking lot at 229 River Drive and the Yellowstone River.

The festivities continue from 11:00 to 3:00ish (depending on the number of contestants) with the ever popular dog contests in the City Pool and Miles Bandshell Park.  Events include fastest dog, best trick, dress like your favorite animal, pet and owner lookalike contest, fastest obstacle course with dog, speed swimming, longest dock jump, Stafford alumni parade and more.  Our event will be emceed by the fabulous duo of Victoria Bell & Pam McCutcheon.  Don’t forget the cats and zoo critters, we have a coolest photo contest, so bring a photos with you. Events are only $5.00 with all money donated to the animals. We’ll round out the day with fun raffle prizes, a demonstration from City of Livingston’s  K9 Bobi, kids activities, a festival of local pet friendly businesses and food vendors including our Mark’s In & Out sponsored “Hot Dogs for Shelter Dogs” (vegan dogs included), beer from Katabatic Brewing, Wilcoxon’s Ice Cream and more… Bring your appetite, your pets and your family and help raise money for a great cause!  Visit www.staffordanimalshelter.org for more updates.  We hope to see you there! .

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