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Nelson County’s Barktown Rescue to field two players in annual Super Bowl Sunday Puppy Bowl

Barktown Rescue has announced two puppy players in this year’s Animal Planet Puppy Bowl XV set for Super Bowl Sunday, February 3. Pippi and Austin will hit the Geico gridiron and make the cutest ear pulls and tail tugs as part of Team Ruff, as they compete to win the Chewy.com Lombarky Trophy. Pippi (left) and Austin will participate in the annual Animal Planet Puppy Bowl Feb. 3. (Photo from Barktown...

Barktown Rescue to host Little Book’s Bark Dash fundraiser Oct. 28 at Woodland Springs Golf Course

Barktown Rescue, a no-kill, non-profit 501(3)(c), hosts the Little Book’s Bark Dash 5K, sponsored by Jim Beam, Saturday, Oct 28, at Woodlawn Springs Golf Course in Bardstown. Registration begins at 7:30am, with the 5K run/jog/walk beginning at 8:30am. Online registration is $20, or $25 on race day. Deadline to register online is Oct 27. All participants receive a finisher’s medal, and awards...

Barktown Rescue's second annual Bark Bash raises funds with silent auction, dinner party

  Tickets are on sale for Barktown Rescue’s major fundraiser, the second annual Bark Bash, to be held Saturday, Oct. 24, from 7 p.m. – midnight, at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood.   Jim Beam Booker Noe Plant located in Boston in Nelson County and a host of other local businesses and artists have generously donated money and items toward the success of the Bark Bash and silent auction....

'Bark Bash' fund-raiser making pet rescue fun with food, dancing and more in Bardstown

(Photo provided)   Dogs will rule the night in Bardstown, at the first annual “Bark Bash” fund-raising event to benefit Barktown Rescue and Bourbon City Bark Park.   Wickland, home to three former Kentucky governors and a few spirits, at 550 Bloomfield Rd. in Bardstown will be the place to be on Saturday, June 28, from 7:30 p.m. until midnight, rain or shine! Tickets are $50 and can...