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

Woof! What Was New at Bark 2017

We had some great new entertainment at Bark in the Park™ 2017! Be sure to see the full schedule for all entertainment and contests.


Kids' Entertainment Zone

Kids Entertainment Zone

The Kids' Agility Course, Dog Owner in Training Resource Tent presented by Stacy's Wag'N'Train and Canine Higher Learning, Meet and Greet with Downtown Dog, the Sam's Downtown Feed and Pet Supply mascot, Puppy make-over packages (face paint and more!) and the Big Bulldog Bounce House made sure kids had as much fun as dogs at the event!

11:30 a.m: Kid's and Dogs - a Safety Demo with Puppets,1:00 p.m: How to Approach a Dog, , 2:30 p.m: How to Teach a Dog a Trick,

Meet and Greet with Downtown Dog: 11:00-11:30 a.m., 12:00-12:45 p.m., 1:30-2:15 p.m., 3:00-3:45 p.m.

All other activities all day in the Kids' Corral


PAWS for SJACS Low Cost Vaccine Clinic

PAWS for San Jose Animal Control Center Low-Cost Vaccine and Microchip Clinic

PAWS for San Jose Animal Control Center provided low-cost vaccines and $5 microchipping. Attendees helped needy animals while saving money! Proceeds from the clinic will be used by PAWS for SJACS to help animals at the San Jose Animal Care Center. Check the map in the Souvenir Event Program for the location.


Furry Friends Pet Assisted Therapy Services

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 found out more about them and how they can help.

2:00 p.m. on the Adobe Animal Hospitals Stage


San Jose Water Company Misting Tent

San Jose Water Company Misting Tent

Attendees cooled off their dogs and themselves at the San Jose Water Company Misting Tent. For dogs that preferred the immersion experience, Doggie Pools were also located throughout the park, courtesy of San Jose Water Company. Check the map in the Souvenir Event Program for locations.