Two- and four-legged (canine) members of the community are invited to the 10th Annual Bark in the Park and Woof Walk on Saturday, September 28 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The event, which is the main annual fundraiser for The Animal Care Society, will be held at Seneca Park off Cannons Lane, near the tennis courts.
Runners and walkers are encouraged to raise money and complete the 5k walk, which begins at 8 a.m.
Dogs are welcome to accompany their owners on the walk.
Participants may pre-register for $25 or register the day of the event for $30.
Win prizes in canine-themed contests:
Kissing Contest: Which pooch has the best smooch.
Howl-o-ween Costume Contest: Most creative and best dressed dogs take the prize. Owners can participate.
Pet/Owner Look Alike Contest: Looking for common features between people and their pets.
Dog of the Year: The general public votes for this one.
The day will include a Silent Auction and Raffles, Food, Dog-themed Booths, Games and Inflatables for the kids.
Micro-chipping for Pets will be provided on-site by the Louisville Kennel Club for $15 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The day's schedule of events includes:
7am: Run/walk registration for the Woof Walk begins ($25 donation per walker, early
registration; day of event - $30)
8am: Wolf Walk begins
9am: Vendor booths open
10am: Treibball demonstration
10:30am: Flying Houndz Frizbee Trick Dog Show
11am: Dog agility demonstration
11:30am: Owner/pet look-alike and kissing contest and agility course open to the public
12pm: Alumni photo session (ACS adopted dogs and their owners)
12:30pm: Howl-O-Ween costume contest
1pm: Flying Houndz Frizbee Trick Dog Show
1:30pm: Dog of the Year chosen
2pm: Silent auction ends
CLICK HERE to register for the Woof Walk.