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

April 19, 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, April 19, 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.

Community Fundraising Events

February 2, 2020 – Polar Plunge for Charity – Sunken Meadow Park, New York

Bring some hot cocoa and a smile and venture over to the beach for the polar plunge. You don’t have to plunge, just support and observe! This event is raising funds and awareness for America’s VetDogs. To learn more or to donate, click here.

April 18, 2020 (Saturday) – 6th 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 $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.

April 4, 2020 – Petals for Paws - Hicksville, New York

M&C Adventures 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 an award winning local winery onsite with their beverages available for purchase. Tickets are $60 made payable to Connie Dolan. Please email pookcd@yahoo.com or saghbr20@gmail.com if you need additional information.

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.


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



Supreme Auto Service Center