DockDogs Announces 1st Annual Bark at Noah’s Ark

DockDogs® Announces 1st Annual Bark at Noah’s Ark

Official Guinness Book of World Records Attempt In Speed Retrieve to take place at Noah’s Ark During Inaugural Double Header Event

DockDogs is pleased to announce that the 1st official event to take place at Indian Creek K9 Aquatics will take place April 21 – 23, 2017. Indian Creek K9 Aquatics is part of the DockDogs Sanctioned Facility Program and is located in Goldston, North Carolina and is owned by Jay & Deb Harris, long standing DockDogs competitors and supporters.

In addition to being part of the DockDogs ne Double Header Wild Card World Championship Qualifier Series, this event will also feature a special Speed Retrieve Guinness Book World Record Feature Attempt taking place on Saturday evening. The top 10 ranked Speed Retrieve teams (comprised of the top 5 teams from the 2016 DockDogs Rankings and the top 5 from the 2017 Year to Date Rankings (as of March 30, 2017) will be invited to participate in this special feature in an attempt to set a new official Guinness World Record.

Jay Harris & NoahThe 1st Annual Bark at Noah’s Ark event proceeds will go into the trust fund to benefit Baby Noah. The trust fund was announced by Grant Reeves, CEO of DockDogs at the 2016 DockDogs World Championships in Dubuque, IA. The trust is specifically for caring for baby Noah and to provide for his care.

Jay & Deb Harris have secured dry camping and space for campers/RV’s onsite at the Indian Creek K9 Aquatics Facility for those that would like to take part. For additional information regarding the facility and this event you can email or visit their Facebook.

About DockDogs® Worldwide

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Golden Paw Awards Opening Video & People’s Choice Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2016 DockDogs People’s Choice Award recipients!

  • Crew Member of the Year
    • Sean Swearinger
  • Sportsperson of the Year
    • Jesse Dalton
  • Most Exciting Team
    • Diane Salts & Cochiti
  • Most Improved Team
    • Sydney Mackey & Spitfire
  • Most Inspirational Team
    • Cindy Cowherd & Hank
  • Favorite Cheerleader
    • Carol Preston
  • Favorite Announcer
    • Bob DeWire

Note: We’ll be announcing additional info about the Favorite Event of the Year award shortly via our Facebook page.

Radio DockDogs Episode 157 – Photography in the World Championships!

Radio DockDogs Episode 157 is here as we’re 1 week away from the DockDogs World Championships! Tune in today to hear about the DockDogs World Championships photography program revamp that we’re rolling out for 2016!

2016 World Championships Decorate Your Car Window Contest


  • Photos will be submitted via accessing the DockDogs Facebook page and clicking on the contest link.
  • Car Window Designs must contain
  • Photo must be submitted prior to Wednesday November 9th at 9:59pm CST.


  • Voting will open on Wednesday November 9th at 10:00pm CST
  • Voting will close on Friday November 11th at 4:00pm CST

Selection of Winner

  • Winner will be determined by the submission which has received the largest number of votes.


  • $200 in DockDogs Credits

Radio DockDogs Episode 156 – Golden Paw Awards Committee Excitement

Radio DockDogs Episode 156 is here with loads of exclusive content as Jim Zelasko chats with the rest of the Golden Paw Awards Planning Committee to get the inside scoop on some of the new fun we’ll have featured at the awards gala this year!

The content in this episode has never been released outside of this broadcast, you definitely do not want to miss out on this episode. Just to drop a small hint for those that haven’t listened in yet – there will be two live votes taking place during the GPA’s! One of which is the category missing from this years voting ballot for the People’s Choice Awards.

If you haven’t cast your ballot as of yet for the Golden Paw People’s Choice Awards please ensure you do so right away to avoid missing out! Check the link below for info about how to vote and to learn about the nominees.

Additionally, we wanted to remind you to check out the 2016 DockDogs World Championship Yearbook special offer we announced earlier today as well as the Golden Paw Gala Ticket Order form!

That’s all for now – looking forward to seeing many of you in Dubuque!

Golden Paw Awards tickets are now available – submit your RSVP and reservation today to save before ticket prices go up!