A big thanks to all who submitted their brilliant ideas to BarkTank!

Finalists are listed below.


Dawn Celapino
Dawn is a Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor with a BA in Kinesiology. She’s the owner of Leash your Fitness.

Terry Kaye
Terry is a writer, actress and singer. She and her dog, Belle, work as a therapy dog team in Los Angeles.

Sassafras Lowrey
Sassafras is the 2013 winner of the Lambda Literary Emerging Writer Award.

Bryn Nowell
Bryn is the owner of the popular A Dog Walks Into a Bar blog.

Kellie Snider
Kellie holds a BS and MS in Behavior Analysis from the University of North Texas. She manages Animal Behavior Programs at the SPCA of Texas.


Join us on Saturday, October 15, at 1:45pm to see the finalists compete for their own book publishing deal.

The winner of BarkTank 2016 will be announced live on-stage.