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Bark Till Dark – Baltimore Humane Society & Hunt Valley Towne Centre Want You to Bring Your Dog To the Mall

June 19th- Reisterstown, MD – Every Thursday evening this summer join Baltimore Humane Society at Hunt Valley Towne Centre for Bark Till Dark.  The no-kill shelter will be presenting a different program each week until August 28th.  Your entire family is invited, including your dog! Hunt Valley Towne Centre, a pet-friendly mall, is hosting the event and each Thursday many of their retailers will be offering special discounts as part of the Bark Till Dark event.

Baltimore Humane Society is using Bark Till Dark as a means to reach out to the public with interpersonal workshops on topics like housetraining, basic commands, coping with fireworks and thunder, teaching tricks to your dog, and even what to do about quirky and embarrassing pet behaviors.

Some of the retail specials each Thursday from 6pm-8:30pm include:

Staff and volunteers from the no-kill shelter in Reisterstown will also be seen strolling around the mall each week with adoptable dogs during lunch hour on Thursday or Friday and some Thursday and Friday evenings as well.

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Bark Till Dark
You & Your Pooch Are Invited

Sponsored by Hunt Valley Towne Centre & Baltimore Humane Society

Place:  Hunt Valley Towne Centre, 118 Shawan Rd., Cockeysville

Time:   6pm till dark

Date:   Thursdays from June 5th thru August 28th


6/5: How to Keep Your Pet Happy

Baltimore Humane Society Presenters: Dawn Hallam, Dog Kennel Manager & Krystal Bopst, Animal Care Technician

6/12: Ask the Vet

Baltimore Humane Society Presenter:Dr Mary Zink, DVM, Veterinary Director

6/19: Where to Get A Pet?

Baltimore Humane Society Presenter: Jen Swanson, Executive Director

6/26:  Basic Commands

Baltimore Humane Society Presenter: Christine Lando, Training Specialist

7/3: Fireworks/Thunder

Baltimore Humane Society Presenter:Chelsea Princinsky, Adoption Counselor/Shelter Greeter

7/10: House/Crate Training

Baltimore Humane Society Presenter: Katie Dixon, Shelter Program Director

7/17: Ask the Trainer

Baltimore Humane Society Presenters: Amanda Serafini, Training & Behavior Manager & Christine Lando, Training Specialis

7/24: Why Does My Pet Do That?

Baltimore Humane Society Presenters: Deb Winkler, CABC, CPDT-KA, Shelter & Veterinary Center Committee Chair or Amanda Serafini, Training & Behavior Manager & Christine Lando, Training Specialist

7/31: Polite Greetings

Baltimore Humane Society Presenters: Amanda Serafini, Training & Behavior Manager & Christine Lando, Training Specialist

8/7: Cat Night

Baltimore Humane Society Presenter:  Katie Dixon, Shelter Program Director

8/14: Tricks

Baltimore Humane Society Presenters:  Amanda Serafini, Training & Behavior Manager & Christine Lando, Training Specialist

8/21: How to Keep Your Pet Healthy

Baltimore Humane Society Presenter:  Dr Mary Zink, DVM, Veterinary Director

8/28: Open Forum

Baltimore Humane Society Presenters:

Amanda Serafini, Training & Behavior Manager

Christine Lando, Training Specialist

Dr Mary Zink, DVM, Veterinary Director

Jen Swanson, Executive Director

Katie Dixon, Shelter Program Director

About the Baltimore Humane Society

The Baltimore Humane Society, founded in 1927 by Mrs. Elsie Seeger Barton, is an independent, non-profit, no-kill animal shelter, which offers low-cost veterinary care to the public, and a pet cemetery with grief support services.  We receive no operational funding from the local or federal governments, or any national animal welfare organizations.  For more information about BHS, and how you can contribute, volunteer, adopt, or foster, please visit or call 410-833-8848.

About Hunt Valley Towne Centre

Hunt Valley Towne Centre is a shopping destination and lifestyle center located six miles north of I-695 on Shawan Road between I-83 and York Road.  For more information and store hours, go to or follow Hunt Valley Towne Centre on Facebook.

About Greenberg Gibbons

Founded in 1968, Greenberg Gibbons is one of the Baltimore-Washington region’s premier developers of mixed-use, town center and retail properties. The company’s portfolio includes more than 10.6 million square feet of existing and new development.  Its signature projects include the award-winning revitalization of Hunt Valley Towne Centre, Annapolis Towne Centre, Waugh Chapel Towne Centre or Towne Centre Laurel.  For more information, visit

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