We will be hosting our 6th Annual BARKtoberfest: Pet Adoption Event & Marketspace at the Berson Family Center at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo! Come meet adoptable dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens while supporting local animal shelters and rescue groups.
This year’s event will feature a Pet Costume Contest, vendor booths, food trucks and more! This event is free and open to the public.
All pets are welcome at BARKtoberfest. Enter our Pet Costume Contest at any time during our event and voting will begin online after the event by public. Questions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to our adoption groups:
Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption Inc
Creature Comfort Pet Therapy
Mid Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League
Miss Pat’s Cats
Montclair Township Animal Shelter
New Jersey Boxer Rescue
NorthStar Pet Rescue
Only Kindness Rescue
West Orange Trap, Neuter, Vaccinate, Return
Who Rescued Who Animal Rescue
Thank you to our vendors:
Club Pilates Livingston
Fleecy Finds & More
Jersey Pups Co
Lynn’s Pampered Pets
Pet Wants SOMA
Teaching Artist, Storyteller, Poet, Linda Howe
Thai Elephant Food Truck