Minnie is a tiny, tiny kitten who has either birth defects or trauma that affect her ability to clear her bladder on her own. We think it's either neurological damage from an injury or a hernia. She also has a problem with her left rear leg where it connects to her hip. It's not clear if that's an injury, a deformity, or related to an infection or abscess. This hip problem makes her walk a little funny. Minnie needs one and possibly more surgeries, so we've set up a special fundraising page for her medical care. Can you help us help Minnie get healthy?
Bear was surrendered to the Burlington County Animal Shelter because of his health issues. He had an extreme eye infection, as well as a severely matted coat, which was causing major health concerns, plus a mouthful of rotten teeth. Bear needed MAJOR grooming, over multiple days he also needs blood work, eye medicine, antibiotics, and has to have nearly all his teeth removed. Because Bear's medical bills are high, we've set up a special page for Bear to help raise money to pay for his care. Your donation to Bear's care will help him continue to recover his health in comfort and enjoy a special diet that is easy for him to eat and digest.
Is your pet the cutest of the cute? Enter our Paw-Fect Pet photo contest and find out!
There is no fee to enter and the photo with the most votes wins a $75 PetSmart gift card! Each vote is a $1 donation to the Friends of BCAS, which we'll use to pay for special medical care for the shelter animals, as well as behavior training and TNR work. Can your pet take the top spot? Enter today and have your friends and family vote!!
No matter how you define fun, the 2018 Barb Feldstein Memorial Raining Cats & Dogs Pet Fest on Saturday, April 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Burlington County Animal Shelter will have something to amuse, entertain and delight you and your family.
Come out and help us paint the town...or two wine glasses at least.
Our wine glass painting fundraiser on May 19 at the Burlington County Agricultural Center Farmhouse in Moorestown gives you the opportunity to paint two wine glasses with adorable dog and cat faces. The two wine glasses are included in the price of admission.
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!
Our annual Big Dog 50/50 raffle tickets are now on sale. Tickets are $5 each. You can buy them:
- online from March 1-April 26 at 8 p.m.
- in person at the Burlington County Animal Shelter on April 14, 15, 21 and 22 from noon to 4 p.m.
- in person at the 2018 Barb Feldstein Memorial Raining Cats & Dogs Pet Fest on April 28 at the Burlington County Animal Shelter from 10 a.m. to noon
The jackpot is $10,500 as of April 25, 2018!
In 2017, more than 2,500 people attended our annual Barb Feldstein Memorial Raining Cats & Dogs Pet Fest at the Burlington County Animal Shelter, which is put on by the Friends of BCAS with the Mount Laurel Animal Hospital as the premier sponsor.
Each family or group who attended received an event program. Consider placing an ad in the 2018 event program to promote your animal-friendly message or products.
The Friends of BCAS Board of Directors would like to welcome six new board members.
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.
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Pets with Perks
Sam is a handsome DSH cat who is searching for a family to love. Though he is not an overly affectionate cat, he would love to hang around the house with you and look out the window and chill. Sam also loves petting and head rubs. Sam is already neutered so is ready to head home with you today.
Snickers came to the shelter in July 2011 and was adopted after spending 589 days (more than 1.5 years) there. Snickers started out as a very smart, driven, energetic dog who slowly grew sad and tubby in his kennel despite everyone's best efforts to keep him happy and healthy. It was well past time for him to get out of the shelter when his adopters found him! Carlous and Juanita fell in love with our boy, and this is what they have to say: