Bark For Life

Bark For Life
Bug Light Park, South Portland
May 19 2013
11:00 Registration Opens – Participants, Survivors & Caregivers check in.

11:45 – Noon Opening Ceremony
Noon – Walk Begins with the Survivor & Caregiver Lap around the park (both 4-legged and 2-legged) Participants will join in the 2nd lap

A variety of beautiful walks are available in the area. Maps are available
Noon – 1:00pm  Food & Refreshments available for a modest donation
Noon – 3:00pm Music, activities, silent auction, and demonstrations
3:30pm Closing Ceremony
Click here for more information and to register!

Here is a list of exciting demonstrations and activities that will be happening at Bark!

  • Poetic Gold will be doing a Rally-O demonstration
  • The American Red Cross – will have information for emergency planning for your family and your pets!
  • Bobby Silcott, head of the POM Project (Pet Oxygen Mask) will be in attendance to spread the word about this important project that could save the life of our “best friends”. He will also be representing Harvest Hills Animal Shelter
  • Judy Moore of Canine Behavior Counseling will be doing a behavior demonstration, and show us all tricks with her dog Pablo (he is a really cool dog)
  • Chris and Sully – dog therapy team!
  • Finish Forward Dogs will at the event to do a weight- pull and a mini-agility demonstration, and they will also be raffling off a gift certificate for a training class at their table!
  • Gayle Hickok of Pawsitive Results K-9 Rehabilitation will be raffling two passes for her salt-water rehabilitation pool, two initial evaluations, and her famous doggie chicken jerky.
  • DJ-Paul Robart will be keeping the energy high through the whole event.
  • Roosevelt the Border Collie will be present. Roosevelt is in a wheelchair because he doesn’t have use of his front paws
  • My First School Preschool and Childcare will be doing face painting
  • South Portland Police Department will be doing a K-9 demonstration
  • Uptown Hound will be doing nail trimming.
  • Kathy Young will have information about Reiki for pets and people
  • Lori Sirois will also have a table representing Therapy Dogs Incorporated
  • CCART – Cumberland County Animal Response Team will be in attendance
  • Rescue Organizations that are participating: Lucky Pup Rescue, Almost Home Rescue, Fetching Hope Rescue, Border Collie Rescue, Tall Tail Beagle Rescue, CT Underhound Railroad Rescue, and Pug Rescue of New England.
  • We are excited too that Guiding Eyes For the Blind – Maine Puppy Raising Region, and Maine Veterinary Referral Center will be attending!
  • Silent Auction, games, and contests for dogs, adults and kids