Rotary BARK in the PARK – Dog Walk

Sunday, June 4, 2017
Registration: 10:30am
Walk: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Download & Print The Event Forms:
2017 Walker Registration
2017 Event Brochure
2017 Sponsor Registration
2017 Vendor Registration

Flemington Boro Park / County Park

43 Park Avenue
Flemington, NJ 08822Flem_Boro_Park_Map
Click for Driving Directions

Jim Davidson – Event Chair

(609) 644-2592

Top Dog Exclusive Sponsor:

Bark-Page-Promo9th Annual Bark in the Park

Enjoy a 1.0 mile walk around scenic Flemington ending back in a park full of activities for you and your pet. Meet exhibitors from local businesses with healthy ideas for your pet plus new and unique pet-oriented products and services.

Join your friends and neighbors for a great day of fun, exercise and fellowship in Historic Downtown Flemington. All net proceeds of the event go to Rotary Charities and local animal rescue organizations.

Registration begins at 10:30 AM.  Chaperoned walks begin at 11 AM and 11:30 AM in the Flemington Boro Park on Park Avenue, behind the Courthouse.  Ample parking is available across from the Justice Center on Park Avenue or in the other lots around town.

You can also enjoy great food from several local restaurants (for people!), plus fabulous pet contests.

There will also be terrific live music from SunDog!

2011_Bark_Costume_Pink_GlassesDon’t Forget about the Great Contests!!  You and your dog can enter to win great prizes in one (or several) of our contests.  There is a $5 entry fee per contest/per pet.  Judging will start around 12:30 pm.  The contests include:
___Amazing Trick
___Best Costume
___Prettiest Dog
___Owner/Dog Lookalike
___Face Only a Mother Could Love
___Smallest Dog
___Biggest Dog

There will be water and trash receptacles along the route as well as lots of Rotary Interact volunteers. Emergency veterinary care and first aid will be provided on site.

Event Rules:

  1. We welcome well-mannered, friendly, non-aggressive dogs & pets.
  2. Limit 3 dogs per walker.
  3. Leashes are required (no longer than 6’ & no retractable leashes, please).
  4. Scooping is required (bags provided).
  5. Walk will take place Rain or Shine – no refunds.
  6. Dogs should wear current rabies tag or have proof of vaccination.
  7. Please stay on the sidewalks.

2016 Event Photo Album
2015 Event Photo Album
2014 Event Photo Album
2013 Event Photo Album  +  2013 Event Follow-Up
2012 Event Photo Album
2011 Event Photo Album
2010 Event Photo Album
2009 Event Photo Album

2015 Bark in the Park Sponsors

TOP DOG – $2500

Unity Bank


Barkley’s Gourmet Marketplace


Hopewell Valley Community Bank
CornerStone Print & Imaging, LLC
Northfield Bank


Cedar Risk Management & Insurance
Clover Hill Animal Hospital
Crown Veterinary Specialists, LLC
Evercare Veterinary Crematory Services
Hunterdon County Dept of Parks & Recreation
Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Hunterdon Hills Animal Hospital
New Hope Animal Hospital
Peaceful Paws Mobile Hospice
Samuel Stothoff Company
Sergeantsville County Store
ShopRite of Flemington
South Branch Veterinary Services, LLC


Herb & Karin Bohler
Law Office of Jennifer A. Campbell
Countryside Veterinary Hospital
Jim & Dawn Davidson
DeAnna’s Restaurant in Lambertville
Dogs & Cats Rule
Dr. Ira Liebross, MD
Dr. Fred & Roseann Ferrari
Flemington Veterinary Hospital
Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home
Hunterdon County YMCA
Hunterdon Prevention Resources
J.A.R. Engineering, Inc.
Loew Orthodontics, P.A.
Teresa Martin
McPherson & Newland Insurance
Nancy McWilliams
Niece Lumber
Chris Steffner
Otto & Rosalie Reinbacher
Ted & Judy Weinstein
Gwen & Jim Williams
Harry & Pat Woske
Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home
Joseph E. Ziegler


Angel Paws Grooming & Pet Supplies
Answer’s Pet Food
Camp Bow Wow
Common Sense for Animals
The Dog Smith of Hunterdon
Dr. Harvey’s
Greyhound Friends of NJ
K-9 Elements
The Perfect Pet Product
Reading-Fleming Intermediate School PTO
Shirley Sews
Viking Pest Control


Caffe Galleria of Lambertville