SAN DIEGO – On Monday, the San Diego Padres will welcome man’s best friend to watch the game from Gallagher Square for their annual “Bark at the Park” event.

However, before you and your furry friend make your way downtown, officials say there are a few things to be aware of.

All dogs in attendance must meet the following requirements to be admitted into the event:

  • Have up-to-date Rabies, DAPPv and Bordetella vaccinations (proof of vaccination required at entry)
  • Dogs should be on flea and tick prevention
  • Dogs should not show any sign of a flea or tick infestation
  • Must be socialized to avoid issues with other animals or people/children
  • Dogs must wear a collar with a current ID tag
  • Must not be wearing a flexi-lead or leash longer than six feet
  • Collars must be properly fitted, no pinch or choke collars permitted
  • Must be licensed

In addition to the above requirements, only one pet is allowed per pet parent. Attendees must also sign a release waiver before arriving at Petco Park, which can be filled out HERE.

Padres officials say that the team retains the right to refuse entry as they see fit.

Monday’s game between the San Diego Padres and the Cincinnati Reds will begin at 6:40 p.m.