Our Born Free Community
Chicago’s largest dog party of the year, Bark in the Park, is more than just a fundraiser for the Anti Cruelty Society…it’s a guaranteed fun time! Bark in the Park participants take an optional 5K stroll along Chicago’s beautiful lakefront path with 1,200 participants and their pups. You’ll enjoy over 50 pet-related sponsors and vendors, food and drink samples, a Tucker Pups canine agility course for your dog to show off his/her skills, dog demonstrations and tips from some of Chicago’s leading dog trainers, a beer tent, live music, contests, and much more!
This indoor, rain or shine event is an unbeatable, one-stop venue for pet products and services! The Chicagoland Family Pet Expo is set to deliver top-quality entertainment, demonstrations, presentations and the latest products, services and rescue organizations for pet owners and pet enthusiasts.
The Annual PAWS Chicago 5K Walk/Run is Chicago's largest dog-friendly event for animal lovers and their canine companions. This event welcomes more than 4,000 human and 1,200 dog participants who come together and take steps to save the lives of homeless pets.