BarkFest – Walk for the Animals

Join the Animal Protection Society of Caswell County (APS Caswell) for our Annual Bark Fest Walk for the Animals fundraiser at the Caswell County Parks & Recreation in Yanceyville, NC.

Festivities begin at 9am with the fun walk starting at 12pm. Join us for Fun, Games, Contests for you and your pets, Sponsor and Vendor booths, Music, Demonstrations of Agility, dog grooming, dog tricks and the Paws 4 Ever Drill Team. Bring the entire family including the pets (on a leash please and must be up to date on vaccinations) and enjoy a great day that supports the Animal Protection Society of Caswell County.

All proceeds benefit the care, feeding and protection of the animals at APS Caswell.

Caswell County Park & Recreation is off of Highway 86 / 158 in Yanceyville. Turn on to Parks County Road and then left. Parking is next to the venue or across the street to the right.

Who Should Walk?
If you want to help homeless pets and the Shelter, come be a part of this event! Bring your family and your pet. Don’t want to make the fun walk? You can join us anyway for the demonstrations, contests, music and spirit of the day.

Activities Event Day

Agility Demonstrations, Obedience training, Dog walk and more!


  • Biggest Pet
  • Smallest Pet
  • Musical Sit
  • Bobbing for hot dogs
  • Best Trick
  • Owner Pet Look Alike

Vendor/Sponsor/Friend displays
Meet local vendors, sponsors and friends in the pet and local service communities.

Schedule of Events (sample)
9:00 Registration / Music / Auction / Raffle open
9:20 Dog Obedience with Crystal Duff, Dog Trainer
9:40 Music
10:00 Dog agility demo
10:25 Biggest & Smallest Pets
10:45 Music
11:00 Musical Sit / Best tricks
11:40 Demonstration
12:00 Walk begins
1:00 Announcements, auction / raffle closes and winners can cash out at the registration

Pledge Collections
Use our convenient fundraising form to help you collect donations from family friends and co-workers. Set your fundraising goals high! It’s easy to raise $500. Here are a few tips to get you started

  • Make a self donation of $25
  • Ask your best friend for $25
  • Ask 5 neighbors for $10 each
  • Email 15 old friends from college or high school and ask for $10 donation
  • Email / write family members for $20 each. Ask about availability of matching donations from their place of work.
  • Have the kids clean out their toy boxes for a quick garage sale.

It’s easy to raise donations for a good cause. Let’s show how much we love and care about the homeless pets in our area.

Form a Team
Encourage your family and friends to attend this fun and incredible event with you! As teams grow, more enthusiasm grows and more funds can be generated! Each donation counts as a means to care for a homeless pet and give it the love, care, and shelter it deserves.

You can register your team as you register online or register by mail or there’s also convenient event day registration.

Thank you for supporting the Animal Protection Society of Caswell County!

Photos from the 2011 event on Saturday, October 1, 2011…