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  - See race results and photos here

Thank you for supporting our mission. Your help changes the lives of veterans and first responders with disabilities. We'll see you next year. 

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

8th Annual America's VetDogs Golf Classic - August 28, 2017

America's VetDogs is excited to hold its 8th Annual Golf Classic at the Huntington Country Club, in Huntington, NY on Monday, August 28, 2017. In addition to brunch and dinner, the event includes a live auction and raffle full of exciting items.  Several America's VetDogs service dog graduate teams will also be on hand along with Charlie, the NBC TODAY 'Puppy with a Purpose'. Sponsorship opportunities are available. To learn more visit Golf.VetDogs.org.

Community Fundraising Events


May 26th & May 27th, 2017 – APAN - Babylon, NY

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 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 10, 2017 – Yard Sale - Brentwood, NY

The Friends of America’s VetDogs are hosting their spring garage sale with all proceeds to benefit America’s VetDogs. It will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 17 White Street in Brentwood, NY (off Washington Avenue). Need additional information? Please contact Pat at pescaraita@aol.com. To learn more about the partnership with the Friends of America’s VetDogs, please visit FAVD.VetDogs.org.

June 12, 2017 – ASIS New York City Chapter Annual Golf Outing - Sands Point, NY

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 14, 2017  – 2nd Annual Soldier on at Home Golf Outing - Baiting Hollow, NY

A portion of the proceeds of this outing will benefit America’s VetDogs. This group also assists wounded combat veterans in conjunction with the Northport VA.  The outing is scheduled at Baiting Hollow Country Club located at 100 Club Drive in Baiting Hollow, NY. Sponsorships are still available. It’s $350 per golfer or $1,300 per each foursome. Registration is at 10:00 a.m. For more information call 631-874-1023 or visit Soldieronathome.org. To view the brochure, click here.

June 17, 2017 – 3rd Annual Fat Boy 5K - Long Beach, CA

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 23, 2017 – McGuires Comedy Club - Bohemia, NY

Join the Friends of America’s VetDogs for a night of fun and lots of laughter. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.  There will be a mini-auction and a 50/50 as well.  Tickets are $10. To reserve your tickets, please call Cliff 631-567-9493 or Seby 631-374-3160.

July 29, 2017 – Breakfast at the Brewery - Patchogue, NY

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.

July 29, 2017 – Saturday Night Cruisers Benefit Car Show - New Windsor, NY

Saturday Night Cruisers in New Windsor, NY is hosting this special event with 100% of the proceeds to benefit America’s VetDogs. Entry fee is $15. There will be trophies, music a 50/50 raffle and food for purchase. The event will take place at Tractor Supply which is located at 127 Temple Hill Road. For questions, please email Gene at Goldeneagle752@yahoo.com. *Rain date will be Saturday, August 19th.


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.

September 25, 2017 - 13th Annual Culinary Delights Fundraiser at Carlton on the Park – East Meadow, NY

The East Meadow Chamber of Commerce selected America’s VetDogs as one of the charities to benefit from their very successful annual fundraiser to be held on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Many restaurants from the local community go to this event to showcase their food specialty for the enjoyment of all registered participants. During the evening there will be raffles, food, fun and more! Tickets are $50 and if, you select America’s VetDogs on the back of your ticket, 50% of your paid ticket will go to the Foundation. Please email Jaime at Jaime@VetDogs.org or call her at 631-930-9054 if you would like to purchase a ticket.


November 4, 2017 – VeRUS for Veterans presents Freedom Famfest - Timonium, MD

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, or CLICK HERE.

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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