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October 22nd

October is Pit Bull Awareness Month, so the Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter are hosting Pit Bull Awareness Day at the shelter on Saturday, Oct. 26.

There will be a bake sale, play groups with adoptable pit bulls, a costume contest for pit bulls, dog toy making, and a photo booth for you and your dogs.

Best of all, adoption fees are waived for approved adopters on all adult pitties and pit mixes, plus adult cats (because they need love, too).

September 17th

Huge thanks to everyone who voted for the Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter as Best Charity in the Burlington County Times Best of contest.

Thanks to your support of our group and its mission, we were named Best Charity of 2019.

September 9th

Thanks to the generosity of the folks at Dadz Bar & Grill in Lumberton, you can enjoy a delicious meal and help homeless pets in our community.

Join us at Dadz on Sept. 26, 4-9 p.m. for a dine and donate fundraiser. No coupon is needed -- simply tell your server you're there to support the Friends of BCAS and Dadz will donate 15 percent of your bill to our organization.

September 9th

Goat yoga is always fun, but in October it also will have a purpose.

The Friends of BCAS are teaming up with Old Oak Acres to offer two goat yoga fundraising classes on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Each class features an hour of yoga with a certified instructor with 20 years of experience, followed by 15 minutes of play time with the goats. Yoga mats and healthy snacks will be provided.

August 26th

Join us to run and walk for homeless animals in Burlington County on Sept. 28 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!

August 22nd

Smylie's Ice Cream Shop is hosting a dine and donate fundraiser for the Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter on Aug. 29 from noon to 9 p.m.

You don't need a coupon, simply show up, order some delicious ice cream or water ice and Smylie's will donate 10 percent of the day's sales to our group.

All money raised goes to help homeless pets in Burlington County, including medical care, TNR for community cats, and special food and treats.

Hope to see you there!

August 2nd

Thanks to our friends at Artistic Materials, approved adopters can take advantage of special adoption prices for the entire month of August:

  • adopt any dog six months or older for only $10
  • adoption fees are waived for all senior dogs and all cats six months or older

This is a significant savings, so if you've been thinking about adding a new fuzzy face to your home, now is the time!

July 30th

Laughter is good medicine and now it can help homeless pets in Burlington County.

On Aug. 10 at 8 p.m., the Brickwall Tavern in Burlington is hosting a comedy show to benefit the Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter. Hosted by Dan Callahan, the show features Cassandra Dee and Chris Coccia is the headliner.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased through the Nightout event page.

July 9th

The Friends of BCAS are sponsoring an adoption promotion at the Burlington County Animal Shelter. Through July 31, approved adopters can take home any adult cat or dog for only $20 -- a huge savings!

June 17th

It's the summer of love and you're invited to find your summer love at the Burlington County Animal Shelter.

Through June 30, for approved adopters, adoption fees are waived for adult cats and adoption fees for pitbull mixes are only $20!

Put a little love in your heart and in the heart of a homeless pet -- the love you get in return will be magnified by 1,000.

Peace. Love. Adopt.

Happy Tails

After a high-intake weekend at the shelter, rescues, including the Burlington County Animal Alliance (BCAA), were asked to help the shelter handle the cat and kitten overload. BCAA foster parents pulled 10 kittens that day and one of them was a cute tuxedo kitty. Due to his crazy antics in his foster home, he was appropriately named Tony Stark. Two months later, BCAA found Tony his loving forever home! His new mom says: "He was playing in the cushions -- it was very cute. Our house has been re-energized with this high voltage bundle of joy.