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on June 22nd


Bark in the Park

09/29/2018, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Presented by DogWatch, Hidden Fences of Houston.

Visitors are invited to bring their dog (on a leash) to the Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site on September 29 from 10am to 2pm. This first-ever FREE event is for dogs and their owners of all ages!  The event is presented by DogWatch, Hidden Fences of Houston.  Other sponsors include Red Velvet Inn, Pet Smart College Station and in-kind donations from HEB, Brenham Tractor Supply, and Miracle Farm.

Participants bringing rescue and adoptable dogs include:
Navasota Animal Shelter
4 Paws Farms
Aggieland Humane Society
City of Brenham Animal Services
True Blue Animal Rescue
Reptile Hospice and Sanctuary of Texas

Entertainment & Activities:
Texas Six-steppers: The Dancing Dogs
Canine Police Unit Demonstrations: Brenham Police Department
Sniffing Dogs Demonstrations
Pet Training by PetSmart College Station
Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences giving talks on responsible pet ownership
2K Walk around the Park
Pet Portraits by Hanna Marie Photography 
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department led talks on history of Texas dogs
theStashSpot selling pet products
TheLolaBell selling pet products
Bandit’s Spot selling pet products
1st Rodeo selling pet products

Food trucks and water for the dogs will be available.

If you are interested in participating, please contact Lydia at

If you coming from out of town, consider staying at the Red Velvet Inn in Navasota! The B&B is pet friendly with a large fenced back yard for them to play in.  Also, a percentage of all room rentals is donated quarterly to various dog rescues.



Location Map (Washington on the Brazos Site)

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