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.

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VetDogs Hosted Events

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Community Fundraising Events


December 1, 2017 – Holiday Kick-off Gala – Wrentham, MA 

A gala is being held to raise funds for the George Labonte Family and America’s VetDogs. The event starts at 7:00 p.m. It will be held at Lake Pearl Wrentham. Tickets are $75 and the evening will include dinner, dancing and a silent auction. For more information email holidaykickoffgala@gmail.com.

December 2, 2017 - The Order of St. John of Jerusalem Holiday Gala – New York, NY

This special event is a holiday gala dinner hosted by The Order of St. John in Manhattan on Saturday December 2 at 7 p.m. This black tie affair will be held at the exclusive Metropolitan Club. There will be cocktails, a silent and live auction, dinner and dancing. All proceeds will come back to benefit both the Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs. For more information, please email Dame Claire Burke, or call 212-534-2676.

April 2018

April 7, 2018 – 4th Annual 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 $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 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, please visit FAVD.VetDogs.org.

April 7, 2018 – Occupational Therapy Graduate Spring Fling & Alumni Reunion - Scranton, PA

For the fifth 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 7:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. in the DeNaples Ballroom. For more information and for tickets, please contact Lisa Kozden at lisa.kozden@scranton.edu.

April 15, 2018 – 12th Annual Spring Breakout Cruise - Long Island, NY

The Empire Galaxie Car Club announced they will again host Long Island’s longest car cruise to benefit America’s VetDogs in partnership with the Pontiac Club.  Tickets for this event sell out fast. The cruise is from Farmingdale to Riverhead and concludes at Orient Point.  After the ride, a lunch is held at the American Legion Hall #803 in Southold. There will be a 50/50 cash raffle and a raffle for merchandise and gift cards from many fabulous merchants. For more information, please call 516-860-9309 or 631-724-6231.

June 2018

June 9 -10, 2018 – 2018 Peconic Quilt Show - Riverhead, NY

The Eastern Long Island Quilters Guild has selected America’s VetDogs as a beneficiary of proceeds from their annual quilt show to take place at the Suffolk County Community College’s, Riverhead Campus. The event will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 9th and from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 10th. A variety of baskets will be raffled at the show to raise funds for those we serve. For questions, please email barnold11@optonline.net.

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.

Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile is a simple and automatic way for you to support America's VetDogs every time you shop, at no cost to you.  When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the Foundation. Click here to start shopping.

VetDogs Mall

Be a hero by shopping the VetDogs Mall.  Up to 10% of every purchase is donated to the VetDogs program. Shop over 1,000 stores.  Click here to start shopping.