Grab your baseball cap and your canine companion on Tuesday, July 31 and join The Anti-Cruelty Society for The Chicago Dogs’ first ever Bark At The Ballpark. Chicago’s newest baseball team will be playing the Wichita Wingnuts with proceeds from the evening supporting The Anti-Cruelty Society. The doors open at 6:00 pm at Impact Field, at 9850 Balmoral Avenue in Rosemont. The Bark At The Ballpark game and event is open to humans and dogs of all ages.
The Anti-Cruelty Society will be onsite to introduce people to some of the adoptable animals as well as share opportunities for fostering and volunteering at the Society or to have your pet’s microchip checked. You can make a dog toy or win a prize on the Woof Wheel of Fun. Other pet-friendly companies will also help owners pamper their beloved pets. Petplate, Pooch Hotel, Paradise 4 Paws and Abell Animal Hospital will also be in attendance.
Leading off the activities in the Infield Dog Parade is Miss Brie, The Anti-Cruelty Society’s own representative in the Animal Planet Puppy Bowl XIV. The game will begin after ABC7’s meteorologist Cheryl Scott throws out the first pitch at 7:05 p.m.
Dogs visiting The Chicago Dogs on July 31 must be up-to-date with their vaccinations and wear a current rabies tag to be allowed into the ballpark. The Chicago Dogs reserve the right to deny admission to any dog. Dogs must be on a leash at all times and ID tags are recommended. Any dog that is too big to sit on a lap must have its own ticket for the game. Please use good judgement before bringing a dog to this event if your dog does not do well with crowds, other people or dogs.
For more information about Bark At The Ballpark and The Chicago Dogs or to purchase tickets, click here.