Event Calendar

Bark in the Park
Sunday, February 19, 2023

golden retriever running to bark in the park

It's time for 2023 Bark in the Park!

Fun for the whole family! Come join us for our annual Bark in the Park event. This family and dog-friendly event is our chance to celebrate our new adoptees, remember the dogs we lost, and thank our volunteers for all their hard work supporting RAG of AZ! This event is only for RAG of AZ members and their families and friends.

Added attractions include guest speaker Tammy Pauletto, DVM, Harmony Veterinary Clinic, Ann Marie Hoff, Animal Communicator, the peanut butter licking contest, and our fabulous raffles!

WHERERed Mountain Park, Eagle Ramada, 7745 E Brown Rd, Mesa, AZ 85207 (202 Red Mountain and Brown Rd)

WHEN: Sunday February 19, 2023 from 11AM - 3PM

COST: $10 per person by Monday February 13, 2023 (kids 12 & under are free)

peanut butter licking contestSCHEDULE OF EVENTS:Golden retrievers sitting and waiting for peanut butter cups

  • 11:00 -12:00 Register and Check-In
  • 12:00 - 1:00 Lunch catered by Caldwell County BBQ
  • 1:00 - 1:10 Welcome/Kelly Cook, President RAG of AZ
  • 1:10 - 1:30 Tammy Pauletto, DVM, guest speaker
  • 1:30 - 2:00 Bridge and Rescue Ceremonies
  • 2:00 Peanut Butter Licking Contest
  • 2:15 Raffle drawing (must be present to win)

raffle basket


bandanna teal 75x33croppedIf you adopted a dog from RAG of AZ during 2022-2023 and want a complimentary bandana with your dog’s name embroidered on it, request it by Monday February 13, 2023.

  If you lost a pet, any pet, in 2022-2023 and would like a special memorial photo presented at the Bridge Ceremony, submit your photo no later than Monday February 13, 2023.


Online registration closes on Monday, February 13, 2023

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