Bark in the Park San Jose, Sept.16, 2017, 10-5, William Street Park in downtown San Jose

Bark in the Park 2017 Kids' Zone

Dogs are the stars of the show at Bark in the Park™, but kids are a dogs best friend and we had a special entertainment zone for them in 2017! .

The Kids Agility Course is doggone fune!

Kid's Agility Course

The Kids' Agility Course allowed kids to test their agility skills on a doggone fun training course designed just for them!

The Dog Owner in Training Tent offers resources for kids who are  dog owners or dog lovers

Dog Owner in Training Resource Tent

Calling all dog owners and dog lovers! The Dog Owner in Training Resource Tent, hosted by Stacy's Wag'N'Train and Canine Higher Learning, is where kids learned how to teach a dog a trick, how to approach a dog and how to care for a dog through fun and interactive demonstrations.

  • Kid's and Dogs - a Safety Demo with Puppets - Canine Higher Learning, 11:30 a.m.
  • How to Approach a Dog - Stacy's Wag'N'Train, 1:00 p.m.
  • How to Teach a Dog a Trick - Stacy's Wag'N'Train, 2:30 p.m.



Downtown Dog, Sam's Downtown Feed and Pet Supply mascot will be there!

Meet and Greet with Sam's Downtown Dog

Sam's Downtown Feed and Pet Supply's mascot, Downtown Dog, was on hand for photos and hugs.

11:00-11:30 a.m., 12:00-12:45 p.m., 1:30-2:15 p.m., 3:00-3:45 p.m.

Woof! Woof! Puppy Package Makeovers

Puppy Make-Over Package

Puppy make-over packages included your choice of dog-themed face paint, a Bark in the Park bandana, and a dog ears headband. Perfect before the photo op with Downtown Dog!

The Bulldog Bounce House is barkin' good fun!

Bulldog Bounce

Kids bounced off a little extra energy in the Big Bulldog Bounce House. It was barkin' good fun!