***Photos of the 2013 Bark in the Park will be available soon!
Adorable Furry Friends, Prizes, and Fun!
Join Thomas J. Henry and friends for our annual Bark in the Park Howl-o-Ween Pet Costume Contest and Expo- a family-friendly community event benefiting local animal shelters.
Enter your primped pooch in the contest for a chance to win prizes and to help support community dog-centric initiatives.
Don't have a dog? No worries- come on down anyway to mingle with friends and family and enjoy a good laugh, music, concessions, and fury canine entertainment on a pleasant autumn Corpus Christi evening by the bay.
About the Event
Bark in the Park is a community event benefiting Corpus Christi and Nueces County animal shelters. This year, we have teamed up with a number of local businesses and organizations to bring you an even bigger event which includes a pet expo and adoption drive.
Pet Costume Contest Prizes
- 1st Place - $1,000
- 2nd Place - $750
- 3rd Place - $500
Pet Costume Contest Entry Fee
$5 entrance fee OR a donation to PALS Animal Shelter (approved donation items listed below).
- Dog food (dry or canned)
- Cat food (dry or canned)
- Dog/cat treats
- Dog/cat toys
- Kitty litter (Tidy Cat preferred)
- Litter boxes
- Dog leashes/collars
- Cat collars
- Dog and cat beds
- Bleach/laundry soap
- Any dog may enter, as long as they are in a costume
- Keep dog on leash at all times. Only one dog may be walked per person.
- All dogs must be under control and on a leash.
- Walkers will be asked to leave if their dogs display aggressive behavior. No shock collars.
- Poop bags – bring your own, and please see to your dogs ‘call of nature’ before the contest.
- Owners must clean up after dogs.
- OWNERS MAY DRESS UP but are not required to be in costume.