News

August 12th

Pebey, the adorable pittie mix puppy broke his leg and his family couldn't afford his care. Our group stepped up to help and now we're raising money to help pay off Pebey's bills. Can you help us by donating to Pebey's special fundraiser? Any amount, even $5, will help a lot! Thank you!

August 10th

For just $100, your business or organization can post a special message on a route walk sign during our second annual PawPrints 5K Run/Walk.

You can promote your business and offer a congratulatory or inspirational message.

To sponsor a route sign, simply complete the route sign sponsorship form or email Karen at events@friendsofbcas.org for more information. You also can pay with a credit care through our special route sign page.

April 2nd

Join us to run and walk for homeless animals in Burlington County on Sept. 29 at 8 a.m.. The off-road 5K course winds through beautiful Smithville Park in Eastampton. For those who prefer a shorter distance, we have a fun trail walk that is 1 mile long. It's a family affair, so bring your kids and pets!

January 28th

The Burlington County Animal Shelter released statistics for 2017. We are thrilled to share that both dog and cat live release rates were up from 2016.

November 14th

Expand your business and help a good cause with a 2018 Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter sponsorship package. Friends of BCAS works diligently to save the lives of homeless animals in Burlington County, as well as enrich the lives of animals at the Burlington County Animal Shelter until they find their forever homes. Surveys show that up to 70 percent of U.S. households have a cat or dog. Partnering with FOBCAS offers companies a chance to connect with thousands of people who are interested in pets and pet products.

Events

Upcoming events:

  • August 18, 2018: Low-cost spay/neuter clinic, Westampton Municipal Building, Westampton
  • August 25, 2018: Low-cost spay/neuter clinic, Westampton Municipal Building, Westampton
  • September 29, 2018: Second Annual Paw Prints 5K, Smithville Park, Eastampton, 8-11 a.m.
  • November 5, 2018: Quarterly volunteer meeting, Burlington County Library, Westampton, 6:30 p.m.
  • April 27, 2019: Seventh Annual Barb Feldstein Memorial Raining Cats & Dogs Pet Fest, Burlington County Animal Shelter, Westampton, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ways to Help

Our mission is to make our shelter animals happier and give them a better chance at adoption. Since we are an all-volunteer group, we can't do that without dedicated volunteers! We need you! There are many ways you can help the Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter, including walking dogs, playing with cats, grooming the animals, posting pictures and bios of the animals online, fundraising, planning events, and, of course, donating money. For two weeks, you also can support our mission by buying some popcorn through our special fund-raising sale: www.supportyours.org/friendsofbcas.