DONATE - Akron Dog Park always in need of improvements and BARC is responsible for ALL of the daily operations and enhancements. We are only able to do this through your donations and support. Some of the things your donations help provide includes doggie waste bags, trash bags, equipment, benches, communication materials, and operational costs such as this website, phone, and P.O Box. Please show your support for the Akron Dog Park by providing a corporate donation, personal donation, raffle items, materials or services

   VOLUNTEER - Volunteer opportunities are available at Akron Dog Park year round. We are always seeking help with events, fundraisers and their planning. Some of the ways volunteers help include general clean-up days, selling raffle tickets, baking dog treats, selling and cooking hot dogs, picking up poop, building and painting equipment and emptying garbage cans. To become a volunteer at the Akron Dog Park, start by getting involved. Friend us on Facebook, attend one of our monthly general meetings or contact us for more information on how and when you can help.

How You Can Help

Akron Dog Park depends on BARC volunteers to plan, maintain and finance its daily operations.

Learn more about BARC.

GoodSearch, GoodDinning & GoodShop

Goodsearch donates money to Better Akron Recreation for Canines (BARC) everytime you search the Internet, shop online or dine out at local restaurants!

  • SEARCH - Use to search the Internet and Better Akron Recreation for Canines will receive a donated penny for every search.

  • SHOP - Use for your online shopping and they donate a percentage of every purchase. Their coupon codes will even help you save money!

Support Better Akron Recreation for Canines Barc Citizens Committee when you search the Web or shop online with Goodsearch.

Goodsearch is easy, it's free and turns your simple everyday actions into a way to make Akron Dog Park a better place. Please sign up today to help.


Support Better Akron Recreation for Canines Barc Citizens Committee!

  • DINE - Join the Free Gooddining program and a percentage of your restaurant bill will be donated to BARC when you eat at any one of thousands of participating restaurants.

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