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December 2021, Issue 4

Bar K-9 Newsletter


Bark Bowl 2022

Who is ready for the second annual Bar K-9 Bark Bowl?! So what is the Bar Bowl? It’s a football showdown that’s gone to the dogs! We even have a custom football field!

Make sure to join us Saturday February 19th at 2:00pm to watch some Ruff and Tuff play. We will be LIVE STREAMING this show down on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch so your family and friends can watch your dog play the game of the year. Want your dog to join in on the action? Here is what you need to do: Message us to hold your spot. Cost to participate in the game for members is $10 Cost for non members is $15 Cost of admission to the game includes a blue or red bandana and a custom player card. Spots are limited so register fast. Deadline for registration is January 15th.

You must purchase a day pass or have a current membership the day of the game.

So who will win the first annual Bar K-9 Bark Bowl? Will it be the Blue Ballhogs or the Red Ruffnecks?


Bar K-9 will be featured on "Paws for Love" show on DogTV

Make sure to tune into the January 13th episode of "Paws for Love" for our feature on the show! Sean, Christina, and their adorable service dog Nash, visited us back in July for filming of their Youtube channel, although, we knew it was actually for their upcoming show on DogTV.

Check with your local cable provider or go to to try it for free!


Barking K-9 Doggie Daycare

Did you know the same people who brought you Rapid City's only indoor dog park has also started a doggie daycare? Barking K-9, located 1 mile from Rushmore Crossing, has a 2 acre fenced in yard for your dogs to run (supervised, of course) and play with all their friends! Maybe its a chilly day in Rapid City? No worries! We have 6,000 square feet of indoor, climate controlled, play area plus some fun agility equipment! Cozy beds to nap on, toys to play with, capability to separate small and big dogs, tons of play time with the employees, AND your dog won't be kenneled unwillingly! It is a win win for the two legged and the four! Spaces are limited, so schedule your full or half day now! Mention this article and get 50% off your first time! Are you a Bar K-9 Indoor Dog Park Member? Enjoy your daycare passes with an additional discount! Click the link to schedule your day now!


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There is always something fun going on in Rapid City's ONLY Indoor Dog Park!

HOWL-Oween Party!

Make sure to join us Saturday, October 30th from 12:00-6:00pm for our annual HOWL-Oween Party! We will have professional pictures taken by our friend CeCe Page Photography! Pictures will be $10 with a spooky background, and all the proceeds will go to STARS Rescue. Pictures will run from 12:00-3:00pm for walk-ins, but you can schedule a session from 11:00-12:00pm for the pups who are timid or shy. You can email or message us to reserve your spot! Make sure your pooch is dressed up in their best costumes because we will have a costume contest! Prizes will be awarded to the best dressed pups!


Caricatures by Alyssa

We have a special guest coming to Bar K-9 November 6th from 12:00pm-2:00pm. This amazing artist will be set up and ready to draw you and your pooch, or just your pooch! Cost for a black and white drawing will be $10 per person/pet and for color is $20 per person/pet. Come join the fun and enjoy this perfect furever keepsake! Check out her Facebook page: @caricaturesbyalyssa



The Humane Society of the Black Hills has so many amazing pets waiting to be adopted by someone special like you. That is why we will be hosting our second annual Petsgiving event at Bar K-9. Starting November 1 you can donate items that the Humane Society is in need of and drop them off at Bar K-9. On December 1st we will deliver all the special items to the Humane Society for the pets in need. We are so excited for this special event, and to help out the animals in need at the Humane Society of the Black Hills. Here is a list of some of the items they are in need of:


Foam Party

Our first one was such a hit we decided to do it again! Make sure to come to Bar K-9 Saturday November 20th from 1:00pm-2:30pm for another wet and wild day of fun! There is no additional charge for this event, but a current day pass or monthly membership must be purchased.


Barking K-9 Doggie Daycare

We are excited to announce we are expanding!!! Looking for a place for your pup to play during the day while you are working? How about with their best Bar K-9 friends? The Barking K-9 will be opening soon, and is located at 3306 Edwards Street, Rapid City, SD. Visit our Facebook page, @barkingk9doggiedaycare, or our website for more details. Spaces are already filling up, so email or message us today to reserve your spot!


Ugly Christmas Sweater Party- Date TBD

Who doesn't love a good ugly Christmas sweater?!? Stay tuned for our second annual party!

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July 2021, Issue 2

Bar K-9 Monthly E-Newsletter

Paws for Love Event

Join us Saturday, July 24th from 2-4pm. There will be free admission during the time of the event, free Nashies treat samples, and photos by CeCe Page Photography. Sean, Christina, and Nash are traveling the country in their RV to spread awareness about therapy dogs! We are lucky enough to be on their agenda for a fun Meetup, and they want all of you to join in on the fun! Come hang out, meet some amazing people, and be featured on their Youtube Channel! Let's show them a warm SD welcoming, since this is their first time!


Check them out on Youtube, Facebook, and Instagram and make sure to join us on Saturday, July 24th!

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