October 19th 2013
Noon – 4:00
Frisco Commons Park (TX)
Excerpt from the Frisco Humane Society Page:
Frisco Humane Society is thrilled to present our 8TH BARKTOBERFEST where animal lovers can have fun while helping us raise money to save the lives of homeless pets. There is no charge for admission to this fun event – bring the entire family and the dogs! Check out who is participating in this year’s event! Click here to see our current sponsors, donation supporters, vendors and rescue groups. Thank you to everyone who is supporting us this year and helping us make this a successful event!!!
The events at Barktoberfest 2013 will include:
- Dog walk around the lake – no charge to participate in this enjoyable walk through the woods
- Walk of Honor – we introduce our Frisco Humane adopted dogs with their adopters
- All new ever-popular Barktoberfest designer t-shirts
- Photo Booth – take home a framed photograph of your dog
- Dog contests such as Best Costume, Best Trick, etc. – always the most popular event
- Raffle– take a chance on winning two Southwest Airline tickets – you can buy tickets online and you don’t have to be present to win.
- Face Painting – for both kids and adults to enjoy
- Kid Crafts
- Bow Wow “Buy It Now” – sale of pet-related items
- Low-cost microchip clinic by Stonebrook Veterinary Clinic – an opportunity to save money as well as protect your pet.
- Canine demonstrations by What a Great Dog! Training Center – fun…fun…fun – your dog can have a try too!
- Canine Good Citizen Testing – does your dog pass the test? Assessments conducted by K9Den Solutions Dog Training
- Vendors selling their pet-related items and services – retail therapy for all tastes
- Food and soft drinks – you won’t be able to resist our DogFather Grill
There has been consistent attendance of well over 1,500 in previous years
All proceeds will go toward the cost of rescuing unwanted dogs and cats from area kill shelters. This will be a celebration of life.