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Bark Park Expo & Wiggle Butt 5k

  • Brookdale Dog Park 7650 June Avenue North Brooklyn Park, MN, 55443 United States (map)

JOIN US SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th! MNBR will have a booth at this event!

From the official event page (

This year Midwest Animal Rescue & Services (MARS) is partnering with the City of Brooklyn Park. The annual Wiggle Butt 5k will be a featured event at the Bark Park Expo. 
Event Details

  • Saturday, September 16th at Brookdale Dog Park located at 7650 June Ave N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443.
  • Fun Run/Walk - Check In: 8am, Runners Start: 9am, Walkers Start: 9:15am
  • Open Ended Activities Begin at 10am - Agility Obstacle Course, Bean Bag Toss sponsored by Family Ties Stitching, Bobbing for Tennis Balls sponsored by Pet Supplies Plus - Crystal, Dog Bandanna Decoration Station sponsored by FunDog Bandanas, Face Painting, Kibble Quest, MARS Foster Dog Kissing Booth, Pet Rock Creation Station sponsored by Hedberg Supply, Photo Booth, Etc.*
  • Rink Activity Schedule*

10:00-11:00 Fun Tricks by Paws Ability Dog Training
11:00-11:30 Musical Dog Sit
11:30-12:00 Recall Races
12:15-12:30 K9 Search Midwest Demonstration
12:45-1:15 Simon Says
1:15-1:45 Bacon Bubble Bust

● Speaker Schedule*
10:00-10:30 Training Techniques by Stephanie Beetsch from Peace of Mind Dog Training
10:30-11:30 TTouch by Elaine Garley from Animal Bridges
11:30-12:15 Nutrition by Dr. Julie Church from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine
12:15-12:45 Massage by Jenny Gott from Animal Intuition
12:45-1:15 Chiropractic by Dr. Becca Amstutz from Perpetual Motion Animal Chiropractic
1:15-1:45 Importance of Grooming by Karanina Scheel from Ollu Dog Wash
Funds raised during this event are used all year round. Most animals that MARS brings into rescue are at-risk of euthanasia in animal control facilities where they are often overlooked and left behind. Your fundraising allows us to help more animals! You are the reason we CAN make a difference!

Sign Up Here Today: *Subject To Change

You register: You get a fidget spinner and bandana.
You register and raise $75 dollars: You get a t-shirt!!


Earlier Event: August 26
Dog Days of Stockholm
Later Event: September 17
Pints for Pups