Bark in the Park 2019

Grab your sneakers and fetch a furry friend for the Toledo Area Humane Society’s 34th Annual Bark in the Park! This pet friendly 1-mile walk and 5k run is a great way to get your family and friends outside for a fun morning. There will be games for kids and pups alike, great food, live entertainment, dog obstacle courses, and SO MUCH MORE!! All funds raised at Bark in the Park go directly to caring for the nearly 5,000 animals that come to our shelter every year.

Event time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 5k run will take off at 10 a.m. and the 1-mile walk will follow at 10:15 a.m. 

If you are interested in participating as a vendor or sponsor for Bark in the Park 2019 please contact Abbey Hall, Marketing and Events Coordinator, at

Registration is now open! Please click on the link below to register today and start fundraising to earn amazing prizes! Once you have registered an email to set-up your fundraising page will be sent out. Please check your spam folder. 

Prize Levels: 

RAISE $1,000+: Receive TAHS walk t-shirt, dog bandanna, bracelet, phone popsocket, water bottle, Frisbee, window decal, sweatshirt, and Echo Spot

RAISE $500+: Receive TAHS walk t-shirt, dog bandanna,bracelet, phone popsocket, water bottle, Frisbee, window decal, and sweatshirt

RAISE $250+: Receive TAHS  walk t-shirt, dog bandanna, bracelet, phone popsocket, water bottle, and Frisbee

RAISE $100+: Receive TAHS walk t-shirt, dog bandanna, bracelet, and phone popsocket

RAISE $50+:  Receive TAHS walk t-shirt

5k Runners: $25 registration fee. All 5k participants will receive a finisher medal. Additional prizes will be awarded to the top 3 females and top 3 males.

Additional Prizes: 

Top Tot:
• Playland: 4 free hours of play and 2 free rounds of glow golf
• African Safari Wildlife Park: V.I.P. Car Pass for up to 8 guests
• Cinemark: 2 free movie passes
• Texas Roadhouse: 2 Free kid’s meals

Top Individual:
• PetPeople gift bag with gift card
• 2 free movie tickets
• TAHS stainless steel tumbler cup
• Bark Box

Top Team:
• Mud Hens Tickets for 10 people and $10 Muddy bucks for each person for food

 5k Runner Results


About the Toledo Area Humane Society: 

  • Cares for more than 5,000 animals each year through our life-saving programs and services
  • Receives no funding from, and is not affiliated with, any national humane organizations

  • Is a private, nonprofit organization serving the animals and people of the Toledo area and beyond since 1884

  • Responds and investigates over 2,000 animal cruelty reports every year
  • Is the state’s oldest animal welfare organization
  • Depends on the generosity of individual and corporate supporters to fund our programs and services
  • Receives no government funding and is not a United Way agency


Looking for some fun ways to get your friends, family, or coworkers involved? Visit our Fundraising Tool Kit Page for a complete list of fundraising ideas!

  • Penny wars at work or in the classrooms at school
  • Have a competition among your friends and family
  • Challenge everyone you know to reach a certain amount
  • Have your furry friend “ask” for donations
  • Invite friends and family to walk with you 
  • Have ideas you’d like to share, contact us at!

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