Hot Diggity Dogs Celebrate at Bark in the Park San Jose 2015

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Bark in the Park San Jose 2015 attracts 3,500 dogs and 15,000 humans and is located in an expansive, tree lined, neighborhood park. This casual event features contests, music, beverages, food, kids activities, over 75 different dog-related vendors, and dogs, lots of dogs.

Bark in the Park San Jose Costume Contest Contestant

Bark in the Park San Jose offers dogs, and the humans that love them, the opportunity to shop, explore and enjoy a day in a neighborhood park.

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Bark in the Park San Jose 2015, the largest dog festival in the United States, invites dogs and their owners to this premier dog and family oriented event. Happy dogs and their owners will gather on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Bark in the Park San Jose, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at William Street Park (Corner of E. William Street and S. 16th Street) in downtown San Jose, California.

“We have some wonderful events this year,” said Marni Kamzan, co-chair of Bark in the Park San Jose. “There will be over 75 different dog related vendors along with demonstrations and contests. There will be sheep herding demonstrations throughout the day featuring adult border collies, but also border collie puppies in training, for an injection of major puppy cuteness.”

Bark in the Park San Jose 2015 is an annual community festival that attracts 3,500 dogs and 15,000 humans. Located in an expansive, tree lined park, this casual event features contests, music, beverages, food, kids activities, and over 75 different dog-related vendors and services. And dogs, lots of dogs. Admission is free with a $5 donation per dog encouraged.

“Bark in the Park San Jose offers dogs, and the humans that love them, the opportunity to shop, explore and enjoy a day in a neighborhood park,” said Lynda Chase, co-chair of Bark in the Park San Jose. “Bark is a great event and it’s a plus that we raise funds for local animal related charities and to improve the community in general.”

Event highlights:

The extremely popular and fun-to-watch dog contests and demonstrations will be held at Bark in the Park San Jose. Events are scheduled for the following times and locations.

Adobe Animal Hospital Main Stage:

  • Dog Costume Contest, 11 am
  • Pet/Owner Look Alike Contest, 12 pm
  • Happy Dog Tail Wagging Contest, 1 pm
  • Canine Companions for Independence Demonstration, 2 pm.
  • Rescue STARS!, 4 pm

San Jose Water Company Corral

  • Fetch Sam & Canine Higher Learning, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:45 pm, 2:45 pm
  • Bark Attendee “Agility”, 11 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, 3:45 pm

Petzi Corral

  • SkyyDogs USA, 10 am, 12:15 pm, 2 pm
  • San Jose Police K9 Unit Demonstration, 3 pm

VCA Animal Hospitals Corral

  • Cutters Quarters Border Collies – sheepherding, 10:45 am, 11:45 am, 2:30 pm, 3:45 pm

Ongoing activities include:
Dog Rabies Vaccinations, Low Cost Microchipping, Dog Related Vendors, Family Activities, Grooming, and Training, Rescue Groups, Music, Food.

Presented by the Campus Community Association, Bark in the Park San Jose benefits the Humane Society Silicon Valley, San Jose Animal Care Center and other local charities. For details visit http://www.BarkSanJose.org
Public Contact Info:    
email: info(at)BarkSanJose(dot)org

Bark in the Park San Jose would like to thank its sponsors of our 2015 event

Adobe Animal Hospital, Big Dog Sponsor
KOIT 96.5 FM
Banfield Pet Hospital
Canine Corral Dog Care
Happy Tails to You
Christmas in the Park
City of San Jose
City of San Jose Animal Care Services
Dog Trekker
Dolan's Dog Doodads
Fetch Sam
Gordon Biersch Brewing Company
Humane Society Silicon Valley
Judy Conner Public Relations
KLIV 1590 AM
KRTY 93.5 FM
Paws Crossing
Petzi
Sam's Downtown Feed
San Jose Mailing
San Jose Water Company
Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists
VCA Animal Hospitals
Williams Party Rental
Supported in Part by a City of San Jose Cultural Grant

About Bark in the Park
Bark in the ParkTM is a fundraising event hosted by the Naglee Park neighborhood's Campus Community Association (CCA). All proceeds benefit the CCA, Humane Society Silicon Valley and the San Jose Animal Care Center.
http://www.barksanjose.org/

About the Campus Community Association    
Naglee Park is a historic San Jose neighborhood developed on the estate of Brig. General Henry Morris Naglee, a Civil War veteran and prominent California pioneer. The Campus Community Association grew out of Naglee Park to become a strong advocate for neighborhood values in San Jose. As a result, the Naglee Park neighborhood is at the forefront on issues affecting the downtown neighborhoods and San Jose as a whole. http://www.nagleepark.org/

Copyright (c) 1996-2015, CCA. "Bark in the Park" is a trademark of the CCA

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