Entertainment at Bark in the Park San Jose
Bark in the Park San Jose, Sept.18, 2021,  10-5, William Street Park in downtown San Jose

Bark in the Park 2022 Entertainment Schedule—
Bark is Back and Better than EVER!

Events Scheduled All-Day Long in the VCA Animal Hospitals & Willow Glen Pet Hospital Corrals!

Dogs are the stars of the show at Bark in the Park™! We’ve lined up great new and returning entertainers and are planning our annual Sage Veterinary Centers Main-Stage Contests, the Kids’ Zone, and a fun-filled day, jam-packed with dog-related vendors, family activities, grooming, training, rescue groups, and food! Come & Stay for the Day!


Fighting For Freedom Flyball Club

Fighting for Freedom Flyball Club

Flyball is the drag racing of the dog sports world. Fighting for Freedom Flyball, a competitive Bay Area racing flyball club, will demo this exciting competition. 
Flyball involves 2 teams of 4 dogs in a relay race to catch and carry a ball over the finish line. The noise and excitement must be experienced! Come for a fun-filled demo and learn about flyball racing, then join one of the flyball skills workshops throughout the day!

Performances in the VCA Animal Hospitals Corral at 11:15, 1:15, 2:15, and 3:45
Different attendee participation Flyball Skills Workshops—introducing Recalls, Jump Value, Toy Games, and Mat and Box skills—will follow each demonstration.  


Santa Clara County Search and Rescue

Santa Clara County Search & Rescue

Working with the Santa Clara County Sheriff Search and Rescue, the SCCSSAR Canine Team provides dogs and handlers for Search and Rescue operations in times of emergency.
Currently the team has four certified Mission Ready canine/handlers certified in Area, Trailing, Cadaver, and Water Search capabilities. Area-Certified dogs search off lead, looking for any human scent. Trailing-Certified dogs follow a specific scent trail and are used in both wilderness and urban environments. Cadaver- and Water-Certified dogs are used to help locate the bodies of victims who have died either on land or by drowning.

Demonstrations in the Willow Glen Pet Hospital Corral at 11:00, 12:45, and 3:30


Moreno Livestock Sheep Herding

Moreno Livestock Sheep Herding

New to Bark in the Park: Isaac Moreno from Moreno Livestock Sheep Herding and his Border Collies will show us how sheep herding is done. He will run demonstrations during the day. Between demos you can test your dogs to see if they have any herding skills—Come by the corral under the trees and sign up for a spot!

Demonstrations in the Moreno Livestock Sheep Herding Corral throughout the day


Orion Dog Training

Orion Dog Training

Certified, positive-reinforcement trainer Dieuwke (Dee-you-kuh) van der Velde, of Orion Dog Training, will show and share her dog-mentoring know how.

Demonstrations in the Willow Glen Pet Hospital Corral at 12:00 and 1:45