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

Participants in the 2015 LI Run and Dog Walk.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.

America's VetDogs Hosted Events

Postponed  - October 18, 2020 - America's VetDogs Run & Dog Walk - Baltimore, MD

Help America’s VetDogs make a difference in the lives of veterans by registering for the Run & Dog Walk to be held on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at THE AVENUE at White Marsh, Baltimore.  Participants can choose to run in a 5K timed race, walk the 5K or take a 2-mile family-friendly walk with or without their pup.  All proceeds will assist America’s VetDogs mission to help veterans with disabilities live a life without boundaries.


July 11, 2020  - 6th Annual Long Island Run & Dog Walk - Seaford, NY

Join us for the 6th Annual Long Island Run & Dog Walk will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford, NY.  The 5K course will be officially measured.  Dogs are welcome for those who wish to do the 5K or take a leisurely 2-mile walk with their four-legged friends.  Virtual participation is available. All proceeds will assist America’s VetDogs mission to help veterans with disabilities live a life without boundaries.

Community Fundraising Events

April

Postponed – Petals for Paws - Hicksville, New York

Paws with a Purpose, Inc., is hosting this special event again in 2020. Participants love this fundraiser! The event will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Fraternal Order Of Police Building at 911 Police Plaza, Hicksville, N.Y. 11801. The venue is located a block north of the LIRR Hicksville station, one minute off the Long Island Expressway and the Northern State Parkway in between Route 106 and Route 107.  A professional florist will instruct participants on flower arranging. There will be high-end raffles, snacks, cheese and crackers, beverages and award winning wines onsite with their beverages available for purchase. Tickets are $60 made payable to Paws with a Purpose, Inc. Please email petals4paws@aol.com if you need additional information regarding the event or visit their Facebook page at Facebook@petalsforpaws. Click here to download the flyer

Postponed – 6th Ann. Friends of America's VetDogs Fundraiser - Sayville, NY

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 $25 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 ticket reservation, please contact Cliff Miller/Patricia Summers at 631-563-8413 or at 631-567-9493. To learn more about Friends of America’s VetDogs, click here.

May

May 3, 2020 – 3rd Annual Hampton’s Dog Show – East Hampton, NY

This event is made possible by the East Hamptons Lions Club. Visit Amagansett Legion Hall from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. for this family/friendly event. There will be live music, face painting, vendors and more! $35 participant fee per dog. Partial proceeds from this event benefits the Guide Dog Foundation.

May 17, 2020 – 5th Annual Supreme Auto Service Center Car Show - Somers, CT

For the third year in a row, America’s VetDogs has been selected as a beneficiary of funds for this special event.  The event is taking place at the Pleasant View Café to begin at 10:00 a.m. The Foundation is encouraging weekend puppy raisers affiliated with the Osborn Correctional Institution to be in attendance and support this fundraiser in the Connecticut community. If you wish to feature your car the fee is $15. The fee for spectators is $5. Sponsorships are also available. To learn more, please call 860-882-9041. Rain date is May 31, 2020.

SEPTEMBER

September 12, 2020 – A Salute to Soldiers – Agawam, MA

This is the 3rd Annual Fundraiser hosted by Jack Chamberland in partnership with BarRated Trivia. The event will be held at the Polish Club of Agawam and will begin at 3:00 p.m.  Tickets will be available for sale on Eventbrite for $20 – just type in "A Salute to Soldiers". Don’t be late, as you won’t want to miss out on all the fun! There will be a BBQ buffet, raffle prizes, live music, and of course pups in training from the VetDogs organization! A graduate from the America’s VetDogs program may also be in attendance. To learn more visit asalutetosoldiers.com!

October

October 2-4, 2020 – Fifth 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, October 4 at Wrights Field located at 264 Mott St. in Oceanside.  To date, Jeremy has raised an estimated $25,000 for America’s VetDogs.  Registration will soon be available. For information, please contact Laura Koss-Feder at 516-678-4641 or email here. "Our veterans fight for our rights. They deserve our care and support when they return from battles. These service dogs can help them lead whole, fulfilling lives. I am honored to be raising money and awareness for America’s VetDogs” – Jeremy Feder. *Rain date is October 16-18, 2020

Ongoing

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Laffey International is pleased to announce a new relationship with the Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs or 2019. 

For all supporters, employees and volunteers of The Guide Dog Foundation and/or America’s VetDogs  who select BHHS Laffey International for their real estate needs, BHHS Laffey International will donate 20 percent of any real estate transaction commission, whether you buy, sell or rent, to the Guide Dog Foundation or America’s VetDogs. 

For more information please contact BHHS Laffey International Licensed RE Salesperson, Guide Dog Foundation Volunteer and Puppy Raiser Jimmy Tubbs at 516-384-0832.

Special Thanks

Last fiscal year, the following individuals, service clubs, and corporations have hosted fundraisers raising $10,000 or more on behalf of America’s VetDogs.  We are grateful for their efforts to support veterans and first responders with disabilities.

Friends of America’s VetDogs

NCMS

CruisePlanners

Supreme Auto Service Center