Downeast Dog News

Barks in the Park

Gardiner Waterfront
Gardiner, ME
Jessica Clark
Sep 08, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Barks in the Park
K9’s to take over Gardiner’s Waterfront Park Sept. 8th.

Gardiner, ME – On Saturday, September 8th, Gardiner Main Street will host the 9th annual Barks in the Park event from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

The day will be filled with events, demonstrations and a dog-walk through historic Downtown Gardiner. This event is not only to promote Gardiner as a dog friendly community, but also to get the word out about some of the dog rescue groups and other service organizations in the area.  Rescue groups, vendors, agility
Central of Maine, Fly Ball Dogz and the Maine State Police K9 unit will all be in attendance at the event. The event is free and open to the public with activities dogs and their owners can participate in, including several contests (best dog kiss, best costume, and a look alike contest), crafting with your dog, square dancing, a scent work class, yoga with your dog, and education about animal health and welfare.

Barks in the Park is a great opportunity for dog lovers to come together for a day of fun with each other and their pooches.

Questions on the event can be directed to, or call 207-582-3100.

We would like to thank our event sponsors: At Home Veterinarian Care, EJ Prescott, Pet Life, Animal Wellness Center & Campbells True Value.