Every year, America's VetDogs hosts several special events.  


Participants in the 2015 LI Run and Dog Walk.In addition, we are fortunate that many supporters, including individuals and civic and charitable organizations host special events for our benefit in which we receive a portion of the proceeds.  For more information about attending an event, being an event sponsor, or hosting an event to benefit VetDogs, please contact our Development Department at 631-930-9050 or e-mail info@VetDogs.org.

Learn more about hosting a fundraiser of your own by clicking here.

VetDogs Hosted Events

7th Annual Annapolis/Kent Island Run & Dog Walk  - April 23, 2017  

The run/walk event leaves from Kent Island High School in Stevensville, Maryland and tours the beautiful Cross Island Trail.  There is an opportunity to participate in a timed 10K or 5K timed race, a 1-mile fun run, or take a 2-mile family/friendly walk with or without a pup.  For more information CLICK HERE or visit Race4Vets.VetDogs.org
 

3rd Annual Long Island Run & Dog Walk - July 29, 2017  

The 5K timed course has been officially measured and leaves from the historic Old Bethpage Village Restoration in Old Bethpage, NY.  Dogs are welcome for those who wish to take a 2-mile leisurely walk with their four-legged friends.  All participants have an opportunity to visit the Museum of American Armor, which is located in the village, before or after the race.  For more information CLICK HERE or visit LIRace4Vets.VetDogs.org

Community Fundraising Events

April

April 22, 2017 – 3rd Annual Friends of America's VetDogs Fundraiser

Join supporters of America’s VetDogs for a 50/50, raffles and Chinese auction. This special event will be held in the St. Lawrence Parish School on Main Street in Sayville (formerly called Prince of Peace Regional School.) Tickets are $20 per person and must be purchased in advance. Each ticket offers 26 bidding tickets with an opportunity to purchase additional sheets for $2. The doors will open at 6:00 p.m. For reserve your ticket, please contact Cliff Miller/Patricia Summers at 631-563-8413 or at 631-567-9493.

April 22, 2017 – Occupational Therapy Graduate Spring Fling & Alumni Reunion

For the fourth year in a row, students at the University of Scranton have selected America’s VetDogs as a beneficiary of proceeds from their annual spring fling. T.J. Hromisn, a veteran and graduate of the University of Scranton, was blinded as a result of serving our country. He received a service dog from America’s VetDogs a few years ago to assist him with everyday tasks. This dinner event is from 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. in the DeNaples Ballroom. For more information and for tickets, please contact Megan McCallister at megan.mcallister@scranton.edu or CLICK HERE.

April 22, 2017 – Ruck-N-Roll

The Student Veterans of America at St. Joseph’s College, are hosting a 5K march with all of the proceeds to America’s VetDogs. The walk will take place at the Holtsville Ecology Park located at 249 Buckley Road in Holtsville, NY. Music and food will be available after the march and don’t miss the raffles! Click here for more information.

April 29, 2017 – Petals for Paws

M&C Adventures is hosting a brand new event that is sure to be lots of fun! This event will be held at Baiting Hollow Winery.  A professional florist will instruct participants on flower arranging. Wine tasting with many great raffles will be available too. For information click here.

May

May 7, 2017 – Electric City Regatta

Students at the University of Scranton, local crew teams and members of the community in Pennsylvania will be participating in this Regatta that supports America’s VetDogs. The races will kick-off at 8:30 a.m. All boats are expected to donate a $20 registration fee. Want to purchase a shirt or reserve lunch? T-shirt and lunch orders must be placed in advance or by email at scrantoncrewfundraising@gmail.com
 

May 26th & May 27th, 2017 – APAN

Spend your Memorial Day weekend at this concert series that will benefit America’s VetDogs. This event is hosted by Dave Drew Productions and will be held at the Bartini Bar located at 124 North Carll Avenue in Babylon, NY. Concert starts at 5:00 p.m. on May 26th and 2:00 p.m. on May 27th. A $10 contribution will be collected at the door. For more information, please contact (631) 897-0681.
 

June

June 4, 2017  – Bike Boat Bike

The Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association is hosting this ride and are seeking donations to sponsor a service dog that will go through the prison program curriculum for a better chance at serving a veteran. To learn more, or to register CLICK HERE. For additional information, please contact Brenda Meyer at 631-245-2833.

June 12, 2017 – ASIS New York City Chapter Annual Golf Outing

ASIS New York City Chapter is hosting this golf outing at the Village Club of Sands Point in Sands Point, NY. The cost to hold spots for a foursome on the course is $1,200. Course signage sponsorship cost is $250. Registration opens at 9:00 a.m. with a 10:00 a.m. shotgun start.  Dinner only seating is available for $65 per person. There will be plenty of exciting raffles, a 50/50 and a silent auction with plenty of sports memorabilia. To learn more call Mr. Lynn Brown at (516)384-9447 or email lynn@secureaccessds.com

June 17, 2017 – 3rd Annual Fat Boy 5K

Off ‘N Running Tours is hosting this run/walk in Long Beach, California to start from Shoreline Aquatic Park. America’s VetDogs will receive $2 for every registered participant. Participants can also choose to fundraise for America’s VetDogs by asking their family and friends to support their efforts. For more information on participating, please visit the race site, or email Cheryl at offnrun@westworld.com.
 

July

July 29, 2017 – Breakfast at the Brewery

Blue Point Brewery presents a bicycle ride and pancake breakfast. Bicycle Shows U.S. created this 66-mile tour from Manhattan to the brewery with rest stops along the way. The fee to participate is $100 which includes a pancake breakfast. Just want to have breakfast and beer? Pancakes and beer will be served from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and the cost to have pancakes/beer only is $15. A $5 donation will be donated to America’s VetDogs for every paid participant. To register for the ride visit http://www.breakfastatthebrewery.com. Blue Point Brewery is located at 161 River Avenue in Patchogue, NY. For questions, please contact Glen at Glen@bicycleshows.us.
 

September

September 15-17, 2017 – 2nd Annual Jeremy Feder All-Star Charity Baseball Tournament – Oceanside, NY

Oceanside Little League and the Feder family will be hosting this baseball tournament for kids ages 8 -10 years old with all proceeds to benefit America’s VetDogs. Opening Ceremony starts on Friday night at Wrights Field in Oceanside, NY with the games to follow. Additional games to be held Saturday and Sunday.  Food and great raffle prizes will be will be sold starting at 6:30 pm on Friday, September 15th at Wrights Field located at 264 Mott St. in Oceanside.  Registration will soon be available. For information, please contact Laura Koss-Feder at 516-678-4641 or via email at kosfeder@optonline.net. *Rain date is October 6-8, 2017.
 

November

November 4, 2017 – VeRUS for Veterans 2nd Annual Community Event

More than 1,000 people came out for last year’s fundraiser. This year proceeds will benefit America’s VetDogs! The event is held at the Maryland State Fairgrounds located at 2200 York Road in Timonium, Maryland. For additional information, please contact Krystle@veruspetfoods.com.
 

Special Promotions

Raise a glass and help pair a pup with a veteran this summer”

In support of our troops, Motto and Columbia Crest wines will donate $2 for every bottle of wine purchased, up to $7500 in 2017.  The promotion will be running at Meijer: https://www.meijer.com/ ,  https://www.columbiacrest.com/  or https://www.mottowines.com/               
 

VetDogs Dog Treats

America's VetDogs has partnered with Bil-Jac, a nationally known manufacturer of premium dog food and dog treats, to develop the America's VetDogs brand of dog treats.  America's VetDogs Dog Treats are processed using Bil-Jac's proprietary nutrient protection technology. Jim Kelly, one of the founder’s sons, says, "We start with more real fresh chicken, which makes these treats more palatable and very healthy.  They contain no fillers or gluten meals, and have naturally sourced linoleic acid to help support a healthy skin and coat."  To learn more, or to buy some treats, CLICK HERE.

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