October 13, 2018 Founders Park 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Event Schedule

3 pm – 5 pm Racers and Walkers Packet Pickup
4 pm – 8 pm Bark-or-treat Village is Open
4:30 pm Costume Contest
5:15 pm Welcome
5:30 pm Race/Walk Begins
6:30 pm Awards
8:00 pm Event Ends


Register to Run the Monster Dash 5K or Walk the Monster Mile

Click Register to sign up for the Monster Dash 5K or the Monster Mile Walk.
You have the option to sign up as an individual, create or join a team and dash to the finish line.
Prizes awarded to to runners and top fundraisers.
  • Raise $250 and receive a Humane Society Hat
  • Raise $500 and receive a Humane Society Hat and Tote Bag
  • Raise $1,000  and receive a Humane Society Hat, Tote and T-Shirt
  • Rasie $5,000 and receive all the above plus two tickets to the 2019 Dogwood Cattail Ball with preferred seating.  Special recognition of your fur baby at the event.






Enter Your Furbaby in the First Duke and Duchess of Barktoberfest Contest

Click the Fundraise Button to enter you Furbaby in the first annual Duke and Duchess of Barktoberfest.
  • Then select become a Fundraiser
  • Set your fundraising goal
  • Enter the headline for your fur baby's fundraising page, example: Make Fluffy the first Duchess of Barktoberfest!
  • Create your personal link to your fundraising page, example:  enter your pets name
  • Choose a photo to upload
  • Your fundraising page is ready to go
  • Click to manage your page.  Create your own story for why your pet should be the first Duke or Duchess of Barktoberfest, why you are raising money.
  • Share with your friends via email, Facebook.
The winners will be crowned and receive a pet spa day, a basket filled with goodies for you and your furry family member along with 2 tickets to the 2019 Dogwood Cattails Ball with preferred seating for you and your fur baby and special recognition at the event.

Duke and Duchess of Barktoberfest,2018 Barktoberfest Monster Dash 5k Run and Monster Mile Walk


OF OUR $55,000 GOAL


Get started today.  Become part of The Humane Society's vision to serve as an active resource and model for the education, promotion and implementation of effective and measurable Spay and Neuter, and Adoption Programs to end cruelty and euthanasia of all animals in our area and beyond.



Amount Raised: $685
Goal: $2,000

Amount Raised: $25
Goal: $2,000

Goal: $500

Goal: $500

Goal: $500

Goal: $500

Goal: $200

Barktoberfest Sponsors

The Master Dash Sponsored by Ferguson Enterprises

Puppy Bowl Playground Sponsored by Titos Handmade Vodka

Howlin' Hound Sponsor

Barkenstein Sponsor