Celebrating our community’s beloved animals – Do Dah Day 2017 (photos)

Do Dah Day Birmingham Alabama

Another Do Dah Day is in the books. A celebration of our community’s beloved animals, Bham Now photographer Larry O. Gay was on hand Saturday capturing the sights of one of Birmingham’s longest running festivals.

$1.3 Million raised

Founded in 1979, the volunteer driven annual festival  has donated over $1.3 million since 1992 for homeless animals.

Caldwell Park Birmingham
Do Dah Day at Caldwell Park

As popular as ever, this year’s event on Birmingham’s Southside dodged afternoon torrential rains that occurred throughout the metro area.

Du Dah Day
Do Dah Day Parade 2017

Birmingham Alabama

Truly a memorable event, check out Larry’s photos of this wonderful “uniquely Birmingham” tradition.

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Pat Byington
Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.

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