Holiday Gift Wrapping

Select dates/times through Sunday, Dec. 24 | Ross Park Mall
1000 Ross Park Mall Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
As you're hard at work on your holiday shopping list, stop by and see us at Ross Park Mall. For a donation of any amount, our holiday elves will give you a hand with your gift wrapping. You'll have more time to get into the spirit of the season, knowing you brought a little extra holiday cheer to the dogs, cats and rabbits back at Animal Friends!

Our gift wrapping table is located on the upper level of Ross Park Mall, in front of Sears. Click here for dates and times.

Giving Tree

Through Sunday, Dec. 24 | Participating Local Businesses
Looking to give a gift to the homeless residents at Animal Friends this year? We're fortunate to have the support of 24 local businesses for our annual Giving Tree! View the list of participating businesses to find the location closest to you and choose an item for our residents from their Giving Tree. Leave your gift at that location and one of our holiday elves will retrieve it to be given to a dog, cat or rabbit in need.

VCA Pennies for Pets

Through Sunday, Dec. 31 | VCA Animal Hospitals
Help the homeless residents at Animal Friends with the next visit to your local VCA Animal Hospital. Now through Dec. 31, you'll be asked to add an optional donation during checkout. Your gift will make certain that the new year starts out on a positive note for the dogs, cats and rabbits at Animal Friends!

Participating VCA Animal Hospital locations: Castle Shannon, Duncan Manor, Fox Chapel, Met Vet West, Northview.

Subaru Share the Love

Now through Tuesday, Jan. 2 | Day West Liberty | Day Apollo
2310 W Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15226 | 5450 University Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15108
Animal Friends is proud to be a part of Subaru "Share the Love" again in 2017! From Nov. 16 to Jan. 2, 2018, Day West Liberty in South Hills and Day Apollo in Moon Township will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased to the customer's choice of four national charities or one Pittsburgh hometown charity: Animal Friends!

Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza Fundraiser

Friday, Dec. 8 | 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. | Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza
1810 Settlers Ridge Center Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Take a break from your holiday shopping for a delicious meal at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza in Robinson. Simply tell your server that you are dining to support Animal Friends or present this flier and 20% of your bill will be donated to the animals!

Holiday Pet Painting Party (21+) - Sold Out!

Saturday, Dec. 9 | 6-9 p.m. | Animal Friends
562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Paint your pet – or someone else's pet as a creative custom gift – with our friend Tara Zalewsky from Pittsburgh Painting. Bring a photo of your pet to class and you'll receive one-on-one instruction to help you turn it into a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. This event is for guests 21 years or older.

Table 86 Fundraiser

Monday, Dec. 11 | 11 a.m.-11 p.m. | Hines Ward's Table 86
530 Northpointe Circle, Seven Fields, PA 16046
One of Pittsburgh's favorite wide retrievers – er, receivers – Hines Ward is hosting an event to benefit Animal Friends! Present this flier to your server at Table 86 and 20% of your total bill will be donated to our dog, cat and rabbit residents.

Crafting with Cats

Friday, Dec. 15 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Animal Friends
562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
You're invited to spend the evening crafting with our very own shelter residents. Enjoy a guided craft while you get plenty of cuddles with adoptable kitties as they explore the room. Each attendee will be making a holiday-themed candy (or treat!) holder. Come prepared to make a personalized craft and you'll get to socialize with our cats during class – don't worry, there will be plenty of time to mingle with your feline friends while you craft away. Click here to register!

Home for the Holidays

Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 16-17 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Animal Friends
562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
We made our list ... we checked it twice. And, what we'd like to have this holiday season is to find a home for each and every one of our resident dogs, cats and rabbits. So, this weekend, we're offering priceless adoptions* for all of our residents. Please come in and give the best gift of all to a homeless pet.

*Standard adoption application still applies.

Made possible by a grant from the ASPCA and Subaru Share the Love.

Kitten Yoga - Sold Out!

Sunday, Dec. 17 | 3-4 p.m. | Animal Friends
562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Wind down from your week with a calming "happy meower!" Practice your Marjaryasana, or cat pose, with the professionals – our very own shelter kittens! Class begins promptly at 3 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. Enjoy an hour-long yoga class with some adorable, adoptable kittens.

Cookie Walk

Friday, Dec. 22 | 4-7 p.m. | Animal Friends
'Tis the season for some yummy sweets! Animal Friends' annual Cookie Walk returns in delicious fashion. Follow your nose to pick out the perfect assortment of scrumptious cookies and desserts baked by our very own volunteers and staff. What's the holiday season without a box packed full of sweet treats?

Origami Owl Fundraiser

Through Dec. 31 | Origami Owl
Origami Owl allows you to create custom jewelry for both you and your pup! Click here to get started and be sure to enter party code "400893" for a portion of the proceeds from your purchase to be donated to Animal Friends!

GNC Wellness Event

Saturday, Jan. 6 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | GNC, Wexford Location
1500 Village Run Road, Suite 311, Wexford, PA 15090
Get a jump start on the New Year's resolutions you and your pup have made. GNC will be offering 20% off their pet product line during this special event. Be sure to stock up because Animal Friends will receive a portion of the proceeds from each purchase. And, you'll even have a chance to meet adoptable dogs from Animal Friends.

Winter Family Day

Monday, Jan. 15 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Animal Friends
562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Kids who are off school on Monday, Jan. 15 are invited to join us at Animal Friends to make gifts for the animals, pet a therapy dog and enjoy a free guided tour. Families, scouts and community groups are welcome, too. Our animals will be happy to see you! Registration coming soon.

Howlers Benefit Concert

Saturday, Jan. 20 | 9 p.m.-1 a.m. | Howlers
4509 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Join us at Howlers in Lawrenceville for raffles, food from Baby Loves Tacos and live music from local bands The Cheats, Volcano Dogs and others! Proceeds from the evening will benefit our shelter residents and lifesaving programs.

Alley Up

Sunday, Jan. 28 | First session: Noon | Second session: 3 p.m. | Legacy Lanes
5024 Curry Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Have a little time to spare? Then this event is right up your alley! Join us at our annual Alley Up at Legacy Lanes in the South Hills. Tickets include bowling, shoes, pizza, pop and a t-shirt. Expect raffles, chance auctions and a very special guest Cris Winter from WISH 99.7 FM. And, of course, we'll have adoptable four-legged Animal Friends residents waiting to meet you. Click here to reserve your lane!

Black Tie & Tails 2018

Friday, Sept. 21 and Saturday, Sept. 22 | Animal Friends
Save the date for Pittsburgh's most playful gala – Black Tie & Tails! You'll have the opportunity to get down with our true party animals – our shelter residents – at this fabulous, two-night party that takes place on our 75-acre campus.

 

 

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Animal Friends

Caryl Gates Gluck Resource Center
562 Camp Horne Road | Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Phone: 412.847.7000 | Fax: 412.847.7001
speak@ThinkingOutsideTheCage.org
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