Nigel's Birthday Bash


Guess who is turning 10? Nigel, the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter mascot! In celebration of Nigel's 10th Birthday, we would like to invite you to celebrate with us at Tautphaus Park on August 26, 2023, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. There will be bounce houses, food trucks, a dog beauty contest, live dog grooming, raffle baskets, vendors, adoptions, and many, many more fun things!

Leashed dogs are welcome! Come and celebrate with us and help us raise funds to help Nigel's best friends at the shelter.

*If you are a pet professional, small business owner, food vendor, etc. and would like to join us at the event, please submit your information here: VENDOR APPLICATION FORM. If you are a food truck interested in participating in the event, please call us at (208)612-8670.

We are hosting a Dog & Cat "Beauty" Contest in Honor of Nigel's Birthday! 

Dogs will compete in person at Nigel's Birthday Bash, cats will submit their entries online. There is a $10 entrance fee per category, or a $25 fee to enter all three categories. Dogs can pay their entrance fee at the park. Cats will be directed to submit their virtual entries and entrance fees after completing the entrance form.