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Bark in the Park

23 years of raising funds for local animals in need!



**Bark Photos are now available!
Click here to find your sovineer photo!** 
Bark in the Park is the Peoria Humane Society's major fundraising event of the year.
It's all about bringing people who care about animals together

in one huge effort to improve the lives of animals in our community! Although Bark in the Park is first and foremost a fundraiser...come and help us raise money and we will make sure you and your dog have a great time while you're there!


Our goal for Bark 2019 is to raise $40,000 - which will help fund programs to provide lifesaving care for animals in need, promote adoption of homeless shelter animals, and reduce pet overpopulation.  The Peoria Humane Society is a non-profit organization.  We depend on donors and funds raised through events like the Bark to help make the Peoria area a better community for both animals and the people who care for them. Watch our progress in reaching our goal with the thermometer on the right.

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You can also get us closer to our goal by creating a personal fundraising page via the green framed button below. It's quick and easy and makes a HUGE difference for animals in need. Show your friends, family, and co-workers that you care about animals by raising money for PHS and supporting our goal to end animal suffering and neglect.



We hope you'll come and help us reach our goal.  The animals are counting on us!



Online Registration for Bark in the Park 2019 is now closed. Bark in the Park 2020 will be the second Sunday in September (Sunday, September 13th, 2020)


Help us raise even more for animals by creating your own fundraiser page! It is quick and simple, just click the button below to get started:



Each year the event features the hilariously funny "Mutt Show" in which your dog can compete and show off a special talent and win prizes, an outstanding raffle tent, cash raffle, **new this year** Barkley's Fun Zone, professional photo with you and your dog, pawprint painting, food vendors, a cake walk and more! You can find more information on this year's Bark at the bottom of this webpage.


Can't Attend?

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Event Information

General Info.
Details about Bark in the Park 2019

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Exhibitor Info
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The Peoria Humane Society would like to thank our 2019 Sponsors:



Top Dogs







Canine Crusader


Jon & Sharon Michael



Leaders of the Pack




 Peoria County Veterinary

Medical Association



 Dog Gone Great

Academy of Screenprinting & Awards

Balzell Photography

Dan & Shaun Cusack

Deiters Pet Services & Pet Crematory

Illinois Mutual

Janssen Law Center

John Wangelin Photography

Kumon Math & Reading Center of Peoria

Lindsay K Photography

Peoria Pet Crematory

Photos by Natausha

Renewal by Andersen