Bark in the Park Contests—
On the Sage Veterinary Centers Main Stage
The Pet Contests at Bark in the Park™ are our most popular events year after year! Great prizes for First, Second, and Third place in each contest are donated by our generous contest sponsors.
Be sure to check the Full Events Schedule for all 2023 entertainment and locations.
Thanks Again to Bark in the Park 2022 Master of Ceremonies: Michael Moore
A giant WOOF of THANKS to Michael Moore from KRTY who returned as our Volunteer Master of Ceremonies on the Main Stage and conducted our contests throughout the day.
Michael is an On-Air Radio Personality for HOT Country 95.3 KRTY, one of the few local stations still operating in San Jose. He enjoys doing volunteer work with the Second Harvest Food Bank as well as other organizations and we were
excited for his return to Bark in the Park!
Pet/Owner Look-Alike Contest
On the Main Stage at 11:00am
The Look-Alike Contest brings out the best in dogs and their best friends and proves they really do look alike!
On the Main Stage at 12:00 Noon
Contestants put on their pet’s best look and enter to win. Competition is always stiff, but all are were welcome!
Happy-Dog Tail-Wagging Contest
On the Main Stage at 1:00pm
The tail-wagging-est, friendliest dog wins this wag-off.