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Register for the Annual Bark in the Park in Chesapeake

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Posted at 11:12 PM, Sep 23, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-23 23:12:27-04

Chesapeake, Va. – Hosted by the Chesapeake Human Society, or CHS, the 18th annual Bark in the Park weekend will kick off Saturday, Oct. 4.

Registration begins at 3:45 p.m., for individual or team runners, accompanied by their dogs for the Doggy Dash & 2k Puppy Trot. Fees beginning at 25 dollars will include after race snacks, beer from the Smartmouth Brewing Company and live music by the Red Stapler Band.

President of CHS, Cherly Hindle said, “Bark in the Park is the Chesapeake Humane Society’s largest fundraising event of the year.”

From noon to 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 5, there will be several events including a canine costume contest, the Radar Run, demonstrations from the Chesapeake Police Dogs and more.

“It’s a great opportunity for the community to come together, celebrate the animals in our lives and ultimately support our mission of promoting the welfare of companion animals.”

Learn more about the event by visiting CHS website.

Maria Victoria Creamer