See below for last years PAWSOME event!

Join us for our Third Annual Fundraiser!!!

Responsible dog owner day

Saturday, September 8, 2018 10am - 3pm @ Hermann Park in Belle Fourche, SD The Center of the Nation! 

Join us for a furry family friendly day of fun!

Live Music, K9 Demonstrations by the South Dakota Canine Center, Canine CPR Demonstration by Black Hills CPR, Vendors, Auction, and MORE!

Please bring one of the following 'wish list' items to be donated to the TBD: Cats: toys, litter, canned (Pate style) / dry adult cat and kitten food; Dogs: Chew toys, canned / dry dog and puppy food; Kennel Supplies: Paper towels, New or gently used blankets, Bath sized towels, Liquid High Efficiency Laundry Soap, Bleach, Dish soap, or Dryer sheets


**Admission Registration Form Required to Enter - Admission is Free**

Every Adult is required to complete a Registration Form and Liability Waiver before entering Responsible Dog Owner Day.  A Registration Form and Liability Waiver must be filled out by a parent/guardian for all children under 18 years of age. Please Print your form and bring it!

 Responsible Dog Owner Day  Rules of the Road
For all participants safety and enjoyment at Responsible Dog Owner Day, we do have a few rules that we ask everyone to follow.  

  1. If your pet gets nervous around large crowds or does not interact well with people or other pets or is not a social pet, please leave them home.
  2. Please clean up after your pet (bags provided). Failure to do so will result in immediate removal from the event. Refunds will not be provided.
  3. Unruly participants will be asked to leaveRefunds will not be provided.
  4. All pets MUST be kept on a leash—no longer than six (6) feet—or in an enclosure or enclosed in a pet-friendly enclosure (strollers, etc). Please no retractable leashes. Pets must be wearing a collar with proper ID at all times.
  5. Pets must be up-to-date on all vaccinations.
  6. No dogs in any stage of heat may participate.
  7. No puppies under four months of age may attend.
  8. Water for dogs is served community-style; if your dog requires a separate drinking container, please bring your own.
  9. No children 12 and under are permitted to participate without an adult.
  10. No bicycles, skateboards, roller-blades, or roller skates are allowed in the event.


  Vendor Contract Form

If you wish to participate as a Vendor, please fill out the Vendor Contract Form and Pay Here by clicking on the ONE TIME DONATION LINK on the right hand side of your screen. Your spot will not be considered reserved until we have received both the contract and payment. 

  Rescue Center Contract Form

If you are a 501(c)3 Animal Shelter wishing to participate in the Rescue Center during our event, please fill out the Rescue Center Contract Form. 

Interested in Volunteering? 

We need Volunteers before, during and after the event! Please fill out the RDOD Event Volunteer Registration Form.

Please check back often as the information below is updated periodically.  



Dog Owner Day Sponsors


Hobo's Top Dog


The Cat's Meow

Sundance State Bank of Sundance, WY 


Doug Lesher of Hot Springs, SD 

Belle Fourche Veterinary Clinic of  Belle Fourche, SD



Hobo's Helper

QuikSigns of Spearfish, SD

The Junk Drawer of Spearfish, SD

Signature Auto of Spearfish, SD

Badlands Security of Belle Fourche, SD

Legends and Legacies of Spearfish, SD

HotHead Vapor of Spearfish, SD

Mike Harnett of Columbus, OH



Healing Hand 



Live Music: TBD





 John Costello of Sundance, Wyoming


Auction Items: 

 $50.00 Gift Certificates from Jade Palace in Spearfish


K9 Demonstration:



Canine Good Citizen Evaluation:



Canine CPR Demonstrations:

Shae Walters with Emergency Action & Rescue Services


Microchipping Clinic:




Dot's Dazzling Bling - Follow her on Facebook or visit her website! 

Dished with Denise - Tupperware visit her website