Bark in the Park in Montrose Harbor




The Anti-Cruelty Society presents the 18th annual Bark in the Park fundraiser at 9 a.m., May 5, rain or shine, in Montrose Harbor. Thousands of dogs and their owners are scheduled to congregate for a morning of fun and an opportunity to raise money and awareness for the society’s programs and services.

Activities include a 5K/3.2 mile walk (with or without a dog), agility courses, fly-ball demonstrations, product samples from small business sponsors, animal intuitive Denise Zak and a family fun tent.


Advance registration is $35 for adults, $30 for children under 13, and dogs and children under 3 are free. For a view last year’s walk, register and pledge or to find sponsor information, visit BarkInThePark.org. For more information call the Bark in the Park hotline at 312-329-8726, email Events@anticruelty.org or visit Anticruelty.org.

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