Bark in the Park San Jose, Sept.18, 2021,  10-5, William Street Park in downtown San Jose

Bark in the Park 2019 Contests

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 see the full schedule for all 2019 entertainment and locations.


Sean O'Kane

Master of Ceremonies: Sean O'Kane

A giant WOOF of thanks to Sean O’Kane for being our volunteer Master of Ceremony at the Sage Veterinary Centers Stage. He conducted our contests throughout the day.


Look-alike Dog and Owner Contest 2018 - Photo courtesy of Quinn Martin

2019 Pet/Owner Look Alike Contest

Occured at 12:00 p.m. on the Main Stage

The Look Alike Contest brings out the best in dogs and their best friends and proves they really do look alike!

Photo courtesy of Quinn Martin. 2019 Contest, L-R:
3rd Place - Apollo the Bully and owner Judyn
2nd Place – JQ with owners Eliana and sister
Sean O’Kane, Contest Master of Ceremonies
1st Place – Lola and her owner, Bodie


Winner of the the Bark in the Park 2018 Costume Contest- Photo courtesy of Quinn Martin

2019 Dog Costume Contest

Occured at 1:00 p.m. on the Main Stage

Contestants put on their pet's best look and enter to win. Competition is always stiff, but all are were welcome!

Photo courtesy of Quinn Martin. 2019 Contest, L-R:
3rd Place – Bolt, the girl scout, with owner Kate Wiley
2nd Place – Cleveland, Ruby and Wanda dressed as Stranger Things flower monsters, with  owners, Laura, Morley, Jim and Abby
Sean O’Kane, Contest Master of Ceremonies
1st Place – Koko, the octopus, with owner Suzi


Tail Wagging Contest

2019 Happy Dog Tail Wagging Contest

Occured at 2:00 p.m. on the Sage Veterinary Centers Stage

The tail-wagging-est, friendliest dog wins this wag-off.

Photo courtesy of Quinn Martin. 2019 Contest, L-R:
1st Place – Bolt and his owner, Ian
2nd Place – Monty and his owner, Michael
3rd Place – Charlotte and her owner, Crystal

 


Bark in the Park 2019 Contest Sponsors

A big woof of thanks to our 2019 Contest Sponsors, who provided prizes for First, Second, and Third Place Contest Winners. .