Bark in the Park this weekend

A German shepherd puppy attends last year’s “Bark in the Park” event in Diamondville Park. (GAZETTE PHOTO / Michelle Tibbetts)

Paws and Claws Animal Adoption and Care Center is hosting their annual “Bark  in the Park” event on Saturday, August 11, in Diamondville Park. The day’s festivities start at 7:30 a.m. with the Furry Friend Walk, then a pancake breakfast at 8:00 a.m.

At 9:00 a.m., the dog show begins. Participants can enter their dogs in four  categories — puppies, senior dogs, best looking and best costume. 

The microchip clinic begins at 10:00 a.m. For $25, attendees can get their dog or cat microchipped. 

The Wyoming Highway Patrol K-9 team wll host a demonstration by the officers and trained dogs at 10:30 a.m.

A lunch of hamburgers and hot dogs will be served at noon. Attendees who donate a bag of either Purina Indoor cat food or Pedigree Complete dog food will receive a free lunch.

Bark in the Park is also a chance for local kids to be entered for the “Rescue Charlie” prizes if they completed their scavenger hunt booklets.

For more information about Bark in the Park, like Paws and Claws on Facebook.