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Southeast Harris & Northwest Galveston Counties

As of December 15, 2019, we will be closing this website.

If you wish to keep any files we have posted here, please feel free to download to your computer.
It has been a good 15 years since we started BARK9, and we have enjoyed meeting many like-minded folks. When we began, there were only 5 or 6 dog parks in Harris County, now there are almost 40, and more to come we are sure. Enjoy your leash-free time with your companions!

Bay Area Running K9s (BARK9) is a Not-for-Profit with the State of Texas and 501(c)3 non-profit Charitable Organization with the IRS. We are dedicated to educating the public as to the benefits of green and open spaces for fenced, off-leash dog parks. Our principal goal is to work with communities in the Houston Bay Area that surround Clear Lake on the establishment and maintenance of such properties.

– Ways you can help us fulfill our Mission –

Your assistance is vital to our success:
  • Become a Dog Watch Volunteer at Bay Area Park Dog Park
  • Tell your friends and neighbors about off-leash dog parks and why it helps dogs to socialize.
  • iGive – BARK9 could receive up to 26% of each online purchase from many stores if you join and list BARK9 as your cause.
  • Amazon Smile – Use this unique link to shop at AmazonSmile and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to BARK9.
  • Donate directly – Help defray the costs of the PO Box, printed material, etc. Receipts can be provided for your tax deductions: BARK9, PO Box 591297, Houston TX 77259-1297

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