Bunny Yoga Sold out!
Fri., April 29 | 6-7 p.m. | Animal Friends
(562 Camp Horne Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237)
Wind down from your week with a calming "hoppy hour"! Practice your Sasangasana, or rabbit pose, with the professionals – our very own shelter rabbits! Class begins promptly at 6 p.m. Limited yoga mats are available. Please feel free to bring your own mat, as well as water, yoga blocks or any other equipment you might need.
Burgatory Puppy Chow Shakes to Benefit Animal Friends
Thur., May 5-Sun., May 8 | Participating Burgatory locations
(Fox Chapel, Robinson, Waterfront, Murrysville, North Shore and McCandless)
Stop by any of Pittsburgh's six main Burgatory locations to purchase a Puppy Chow Shake. For each shake sold, $1 will be donated to Animal Friends -- making a sweet treat even sweeter! Plus, you can meet some of our volunteers and Therapets teams at the Robinson and McCandless locations on May 5 and May 8 from 5-7 p.m.!
Lawrenceville Cat Crawl
Sat., May 7 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Participating Businesses in Lawrenceville
(4101 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201)
We invite you to “cat crawl” through Lawrenceville to visit our adorable adoptable cats and kittens, who will be spending their day at the unique shops and eateries. Purchase a $10 shopping pass (on our website or at the PNC Bank Parking lot in Lawrenceville that day) for specials at each participating business, and proceeds benefit Animal Friends! Shop, eat, cuddle – a purr-fect Saturday in Pittsburgh! Click here to register.
Healthy Pet Day
Sat., May 7 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Healthy Pet Products North Hills
(9805 McKnight Rd., McCandless, PA 15237)
A vendor fair including free seminars and
demos, adoptable pets, prizes and giveaways! Animal Friends will be there with an info
table with donation jar, raffle basket and adoptable dogs.
Art of Italy
Wed., May 11 | 5:30-8 p.m. | Rivers Club
(One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St. Ste. 411, Pittsburgh, PA 15219)
Art of Italy is a free event, open
to the public, featuring fine drinks and cuisine live jazz music by Jessica
Lee, art by Vince Ornato and photography by George Thomas Mendel. And, 10% of all
proceeds will be donated to the Animal Friends Pets for Vets Pittsburgh Chapter at Animal Friends. Call
412.391.5227 to register.
Talbot’s Shopping Fundraiser
Fri., May 13 | 6-8 p.m. | Ross Park Mall (lower level, next to Williams-Sonoma)
(1000 Ross Park Mall Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15237)
Visit with our volunteers to learn more
about Animal Friends and enter into a raffle for a chance to win a Talbot’s
gift certificate. And, 10% of all purchases made during the event will be donated to
Bow Wow Bingo
Sat., May 14 | 6:30 p.m. | Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center
(3579 Masonic Way, Pittsburgh PA 15237)
Join Animal Friends for bingo with a twist! A night of tail-wagging fun with our hosts Jim Krenn and Cris Winter, a delectable buffet and pawsitively awesome prizes! Click here to get your tickets!
Tues., May 17 | 6-8 p.m. | Downtown Pittsburgh: Across the Clemente Bridge
(115 Federal St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212)
It’s not a flash mob – it’s an Animal Friends’ Mutt Mob! Our mob of adoptable canine companions will converge on the Roberto Clemente Bridge as we make our way to the first official PNC Park Pup Night of the year. Join us prior to the start of the Pirates vs. Atlanta Braves on Federal Street as we visit with fans! Then buy a ticket for you and your canine companion to join us on the rooftop for a night of fun and games for dogs and humans!
Surprise! Pop-Up Event
Fri., May 20 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Market Square
(23 Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222)
Puppies and kittens and bunnies, oh my! The cuteness will melt your stress away! Take your lunch break in Market Square for a chance to participate in a truly unique experience. Follow Animal Friends on Facebook for teasers throughout May.
Food Truck-a-Palooza to Benefit Animal Friends
Sat., May 21 | 3-9 p.m. | The Pump House at the Waterfront
(880 East Waterfront Dr., Munhall, PA 15210)
GoodTaste! Pittsburgh, BOB FM 96.9, Q 92.9 and Pittsburgh City Paper are excited to announce what promises to be the biggest food truck event to hit Pittsburgh! Food Truck-a-Palooza is a spring festival, complete with great eats, live music, prizes and Pittsburgh’s Choice voting for the best food truck. We are excited to announce that Animal Friends is the charity partner. The day’s events will feature We The Kings and Matt Scannell – lead singer of Vertical Horizon, plus local bands. $10 advance admission includes one free Blue Moon or beverage and a chance to win prizes throughout the event. A portion of the proceeds from the event will go to Animal Friends. Order your tickets now through Eventbrite.
Animal Friends is Burger 21's Charity of the Month!
Sat., May 21 | 6:30 p.m. | Burger 21
(860 McKnight Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237)
Animal Friends is Burger 21’s charity of the month for
May! On Sat., May 21, 10% of their sales from entire day will be donated to
Animal Friends. Stop by Burger 21’s McKnight Road location to meet our
volunteers and adoptable dogs from 12-4 p.m.
Bruegger's Bagels Portion-of-the-Proceeds Event
Mon., May 23 | 5:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | McKnight/Siebert Bruegger’s Bagels
(4885 McKnight Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237)
Stop for a bite to eat at Bruegger’s Bagels McKnight Road and Animal Friends will receive 15% of your purchase as a donation! Whether you’re grabbing coffee and a bagel for breakfast, swinging through for a quick lunch, or just need a late afternoon pick-me-up, this event is a delicious way to support Animal Friends! Present this flier with your purchase.
WISH 99.7 6th Annual Purse Party
Thurs. June 16 | Doors open 5:30 p.m. | Sheraton Station Square Hotel
(300 W Station Square Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15219)
Join WISH 99.7 for their 6th Annual Purse Party fundraiser to benefit Animal Friends! Hosted by morning show personality Cris Winter, our theme this year is purses, pets, and polka dots! Enjoy great food, signature WISHtini’s and cocktails, entertainment, photo booth and an amazing luxury purse and more auction – with proceeds benefiting Animal Friends. The auction includes dozens of must-have handbags, gift baskets, trips and more. Tickets are $25 and include a free WISHtini ticket, door prize ticket and a swag bag filled with goodies! Tickets are available through ShowClix. For more information, contact Danielle at 412.847.7073.
Choose Your Family Member Adoption Event: Summer Edition
Fri., July 1-Sun., July 3 | F 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | S and S 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Animal Friends
(562 Camp Horne Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237)
They say you can’t choose your family but Animal Friends says you can! Our highlighted dogs, cats, and rabbits available for adoption will be suitable for families with children of all ages. Join us and prove the old adage wrong by choosing your newest, four-legged family member from Animal Friends.