Event Information 2018

2018 is our 10th anniversary!

The big event is on Saturday, 13 October 2018 at Geneseo City Park. We will be starting at 10AM.

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 11AM.  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.

Here are the categories for the Pet Contest:

  • Best Costume
  • Best Dog & Owner Costume Duo
  • Youngest Puppy
  • Smallest Dog
  • Largest Dog
  • Best Talking Dog
  • Longest Ears
  • Best Follower of Commands
  • Best Trick
  • Loudest Support
  • Most Uniquely Marked Coat
  • Most Lookalike Dog & Owner

The following is the schedule of events for the Tenth 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. 

  • 9:30AM->10:30AM
    Registration & Packet/T-Shirt Pick Up
  • 10:00AM
    National Anthem
    Emcee Introduction
  • 10:15AM
    Status Of The New Shelter, Karen Russell, HCHS President
    The new shelter is much more roomy than our previous location, and we are looking forward to telling you all about it.
  • 10:30AM
    Speaker: National Night Out Dog Walker Watch, Sargent Chavez Of Geneseo Police
    This is a program which is aimed to enhance the partnership between police and community while walking your dog. 
  • 10:45AM
    Speaker: What Is A Therapy Dog And What Do They Do?, Angie Hall Of QC CAN
    You have probably heard of service dogs, but therapy dogs (and their human partners) are something different.  And something special.
  • 11:00AM
    One Mile Walk (With Or Without Dog)
  • 11:45AM
    Fun Activities With Your Dog/Getting AKC Titles, Alexis Weber
  • 12:00PM
    Meet Sonja Benavidez & Amber (her Cardigan Welsh Corgi). They won the American Kennel Club (AKC) Exemplary Companion Dog award for 2017
  • 12:15PM
    Pet Contest

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