ST. PETERSBURG, FL - The Tampa Bay Rays will host their second Bark in the Park event of the season at Tropicana Field on Sunday, June 16 during the Rays-Royals game at 1:40 p.m. A special seating area is reserved for dog owners and their pets, and the tbt* Party Deck will turn into the "Dog Zone," with product samples and activities for both dogs and their owners.

Also during the event, the Rays Wives will hold a pet food drive to benefit the Pet Pal Animal Shelter. The Rays Wives will be collecting both dog and cat food to assist the shelter's effort to give every pet a nutritious meal. Pet Pal Animal Shelter dogs and cats are fed Science Diet to maintain healthy and balanced digestion while they are in the shelter.

Donations for the Rays Wives Pet Food Drive will be collected in the tbt* Party Deck from the time gates open at 11:40 a.m. through the conclusion of the second inning. The pet food drive will also return during the Rays final Bark in the Park game on Sunday, August 18.

For ticket information and to purchase the special dog package, please log on to raysbaseball.com/specialevents. All dogs must have the required vaccinations and must be leashed (no retractable leashes) and licensed. The Rays reserve the right to deny any dog or dog owner entrance to Tropicana Field and the Bark in the Park event for any reason they may see fit.