You and your furry friends are invited...

Join us on Saturday, October 16 for the 34th Annual Bark Ball

How has it already been a year since our last Bark Ball? In 2020, with the state of the world, we hosted a completely virtual experience - Bark Ball Reimagined. This year, we are ready to dip our paws back into in-person event experiences. This years’ Bark Ball will be a new experience – some virtual engagement and some in-person. So, you could say it will provide something for everyone! We want to meet you at your comfort and safety level, all while providing you an opportunity to showcase your support for HRA and for us to provide you a fun experience.

Purchase Tickets or RSVP Today!

Viewing Party guests at the Washington Hilton will be required to wear masks (DC indoor policy).

Viewing Party guests at the Washington Hilton will also be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccinations upon arrival.

We hope you will join us in supporting the work the Humane Rescue Alliance does in our community and beyond.

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Event Info: Saturday, October 16

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Check out last year's Bark Ball REIMAGINED icon

2020 Bark Ball

Check out last year's Bark Ball REIMAGINED

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Online Auction

The Bark Ball auction will be open to bidding on October 4. 

There is so much to look forward to - items for your pet, for you, for fun escapes, and experiences. You will not want to miss this year's auction.

Have an item to donate to the auction? Fill out this form.

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Event Information

There are two ways to participate...

6:00 PM - Viewing Party at the Washington Hilton

7:00 PM - Virtual viewing from your home

Dogs are welcome at the Washington Hilton Viewing Party. If you are watching virtually ALL ANIMALS are encouraged to participate. 

More information is available here.

Thank you to our 2021 sponsors.

If you're interested in sponsoring the 34th Annual Bark Ball please email [email protected]

Event Inquiries

For Event Information Contact

Emily Miller | Senior Director of Development

[email protected]

202-683-1822

For Media Information Contact

Sam Miller | Public Relations Manager

[email protected]

202-375-7752