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Thanks so much for making the 7th annual Dog Day Spectacular such a success this year!

We have added a slideshow of some of this year's event below, and are keeping the rest of the page as designed for any details about the event you might be interested in.

New to the Dog Day Spectacular? View some of this year's highlights below, and check out our page on all our past Dog Days!

We are thrilled to share that this year's Dog Day Spectacular will also host a North American Diving Dogs dock diving trial!

If you have always been interested in introducing your water-loving dog to dock diving you can buy a practice pass on-site for multiple test jumps.
Event Features
To pre-register, or to learn more about NADD's AKC Trial please visit their event page. Online registration will close at midnight on 9/7. Day of show entries may be available until participation limits are reached.
It is an honor to say that we are once again partnering with UpDog Challenge as well. UpDog shares our passion in expanding the awareness and participation of people and dogs in athletic endeavors. Both UpDog and BAM want more people and more dogs having fun, playing together.

Their disc dog games are more than just a frisbee catch, and offer an opportunity for every dog and human to work toward their own personal bests.
Plan to join in the FUN! The FUNgility arena will be back for the 5th year. Watch demos from experienced handlers and their dogs, then try your own turn in the arena. Trial runs are open to any age and every experience level throughout the day! Agility courses are a fantastic way to bond with your dog and improve or reinforce their confidence. Don't miss out on the FUN!
pet and non-pet related
with a chance to win a weekend package to the Eureka in Mesquite, NV
from BAM and other regional rescues and shelters
games and a bounce house, even a climbing wall for fun,
whether you have a dog or not

The Schilling Family sponsor logo
Absolute Comfort logo
Big Paws Sponsors
($500 to $999 giving level)
Zion Vet Clinic logo
Wagging Tail Sponsors
($150 to $499 giving level)
FX Powder Coating
On the Spot logo
Dutton Air Care logo
DogWorks MPG
Bone Appetit logo
Valley Insurance logo
Findlay Subaru logo
River Rock Roasting Co.
DDS Supports

This year's Dog Day Spectacular profits will once again be split between BAM's wide range of community programs and Meika's Fund for the FIFTH year in a row.

With a generous start-up donation and continued donations earmarked for the cause, BAM is able to support injured or ill shelter pets who require emergency medical services, as well as low-income pet owners whose pets need financial aid to receive critical veterinary care.

You are welcome to make a direct donation to Meika's Fund by visiting your local Wells Fargo Bank, or simply make a donation to BAM via PayPal through our Donate page and label your donation to be applied to Meika's Fund.

And please contact us to request financial aid if you have a medically needy pet whose veterinary care you cannot afford.

For Visitors
If you will be travelling with your dog(s) to attend Dog Day Spectacular to participate in the North American Diving Dogs trial or UpDog Challenge please check out our list of many of the region's pet-friendly accommodations below, some of whom are relaxing their pet policies for the event.
Hurricane Valley Accommodations:

Wingate by Wyndham

780 West State Street

Hurricane, UT 84737


Discounts when you mention Dog Day: 20% off room rate; $5 off pet fee
$20 per dog; 2-dog limit

La Quinta Inn & Suites

101 E. 500 N.
La Verkin , UT 84745

Pets stay free; 2-dog limit, 40-pound max


WillowWind RV Park

80 South 1150 West

Hurricane, Utah 84737


Tent camping: $30/night for 2 people

Breed restrictions: Pitbulls, GSDs, Rottweilers
Dog washing station on-site

Other Regional Accommodations:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
"St. George North"

2450 N. Town Center Drive

Washington, Utah 84780 


$35 pet fee per day; 2-dog limit

St. George Comfort Inn

138 E Riverside Drive

St.George, Utah 84790


$25 pet fee per day; 2-dog limit


Best Western Plus
"Zion West"

138 E Riverside Drive

St.George, Utah 84790


$20 pet fee per day; 2-dog limit per room with 80 lb. weight limit per dog

Max. fee of $100 weekly


Quality Inn
"I-15 Red Cliffs"

912 West Red Cliffs Drive

Washington, UT, 84780


$10.00 per night, per pet

Limited number of Pet-Friendly rooms


Americas Best Value Inn (Red Lion)

915 South Bluff Street
St. George, UT 84770

Pets welcome; call for any fees and restrictions


Additional pet-friendly tent camping, hotels/motels, and home rentals may be available
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