2019 is our 11th anniversary!
The big event is on Saturday, 21 September 2019 at Geneseo City Park. We will be starting at 9AM.
There will be presentations on pet related topics, kids games, vendors, and pet contests.
The 1 mile walk (with or without your dog) will start at 10AM. Follow this link to see the route.
Go to https://shop.henrycountyhumanesociety.com/ to register for the 1 mile walk, or to order T-Shirts. Would you like to help out? Volunteers are always welcome! Please fill out the sign up form, and we will get back to you.
Coffee, donuts, and Happy Joe’s breakfast pizza will be available.
More details will be announced as the date approaches.
Here are the categories for the Pet Contest:
- Best Costume
- Best Dog & Owner Costume Duo
- Smallest Dog
- Largest Dog
- Best Talking Dog
- Best Trick
- Most Lookalike Dog & Owner
The following is the schedule of events for the Eleventh Anniversary Bark In The Park Event. Note that the times listed below are our best estimate: the final event may be tweaked as we fine tune the schedule.
Registration & Packet/T-Shirt Pick Up
Introduction – Elizabeth Wadas, WQAD Channel 8 News
National Night Out Dog Walker Watch – Geneseo Policer Sgt. Chavez
Introducing Geneseo Police Canine Officer Kauzi – Geneseo Police Officer Dan Davis
Basic Pet Care – Jeana Jagers of Jagers Pet Grooming in Atkinson
Therapy Dogs: How to Train Them and What Work Do They Do? – Bill Menendez
National Anthem Jaime Bizarri, Geneseo High School Student
One Mile Walk (With Or Without Dog)
Status of the New Shelter – Tracy Diehl
Introduction of Past Adoptees And Their Dogs