Dogs are the stars of the show at Bark in the Park™! In addition to the entertainers listed below, we have a great line up of contests and a new Kids' Entertainment Zone. And throughout the day, visitors can more than 75 dog-related vendors, family activities, grooming, training, rescue groups, and food.
Bark in the Park 2017 Entertainment
Cali K-9 Unit
We are excited Cali K9 is returning for a demo of dog law enforcement skills. Cali K9 works with local agencies training their K9s, including the San Jose Police Dept. and the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Dept.
Performances at 10:45, 11:45, 1:00, 2:30 and 4:00 in the Reed Animal Hospital Entertainment Corral
Cutters Quarters Border Collies Sheep Herding
Judi Schmidt of Cutters Quarters and her border collies will show us how sheep herding is done! She will be running demonstrations during the day and explaining the different commands to have her collies control the sheep. Attendees can participate in Attendee Sheep Herding Trials between performances
Performances throughout the day in the Naglee Park Sheep Herding Corral
Fetch Sam! & Canine Higher Learning Agility Demonstrations and Introductory Lessons
Fetch Sam! will show a variety of dogs performing on fast agility courses with obstacles including jumps, tunnels, weave poles and a teeter totter. Then, after each demo, dog lovers can try their dogs out on the agility equipment and see first-hand why dog agility is one of the most popular of dog sports among canine enthusiasts. Performances at 10:30 and 1:30 in the San Jose Water Company Agility Corral
Furry Friends Pet Assisted Therapy Services
Furry Friends Pet Assisted Therapy Services volunteers work as teams to bring Furry Friends on visits to people who live in institutions, such as nursing homes, facilities for disabled or seriously ill children, hospital rehabilitation wards, the Children's Shelter, and psychiatric facilities. throughout Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties. Attendees can find out more about them and how they can help.
Performing at 2:00 p.m. on the Adobe Animal Hospitals Stage
Santa Clara Dog Training Club
Santa Clara Dog Training Club returns this year with Rally demonstrations throughout the day. Dogs and their handlers will complete a course that includes 10-20 stations. At each station, the dog performs a skill, such as climbing, sitting, or staying. Then, after each demo, dog lovers can try their dogs out on the rally course and see first-hand why dogs love Rallys.
Performing at 11:00 and 2:00 in the Christmas in the Park Rally Corral
Skyy Dogs USA
Rockin' Ray returns to town with his high-flying Skyy Dogs USA. These dogs know how to catch some air, with cameos on ESPN, ESPN2, Good Morning America, the Super Bowl, and the Coors Light "Tap the Rockies" commercials and in performances throughout the US, Europe and Canada.
Performing at 10:15, 12:00, 1:45 and 3:15 in the Reed Animal Hospital Entertainment Corral