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Southeast Harris & Northwest Galveston Counties

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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