Parade Your Dog Around the Field at Great American Ball Park During the Reds' Bark in the Park This Weekend

These dogs really have it "ruff."

click to enlarge Dogs on parade around the field during a previous Bark in the Park event. - Photo: Provided by the Cincinnati Reds
Photo: Provided by the Cincinnati Reds
Dogs on parade around the field during a previous Bark in the Park event.

The Cincinnati Reds are welcoming their furry, four-legged fans to the stadium this Saturday for a special Bark in the Park event.

While previous Bark in the Parks have invited dogs into the actual stands to watch the game, this weekend's new take focuses on a morning pet parade around the warning track at Great American Ball Park, plus a Pet Expo and a professional photo op at home plate.

Starting at 10 a.m. Sept. 25, good, leashed dogs who are up-to-date on their shots can line up at Gate I at the corner of Joe Nuxhall and Mehring Way downtown. Each dog must be accompanied by at least one human, and owners must sign a liability waiver before entering Great American Ball Park (it's available to print online).

The event runs until noon and the $25-per-person Bark in the Park package also includes access to one of the Reds vs. Nationals games held Sept. 23-26. Dogs are not permitted at these games, only people.

And for each ticket sold, the Reds will make a donation to the SPCA Cincinnati and the Animal Rescue Foundation.

For more information and to purchase you and your dog's Bark in the Park ticket, visit mlb.com.


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