Join us on Friday @TGIFridays for a Dine and Donate!
Join us as Fridays Gives Back by partnering with FRIENDS OF THE BURLINGTON COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER (FOBCAS), a valuable organization in our community: St. Patty’s Day 3.17.23 Time from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. TGI Fridays BURLINGTON N.J. 2703 Mt. HOLLY RD, BURLINGTON, N.J. How it works? Order in House, Pick Up, or To Go
Ark Brewery hosting ‘Stand Up Pup’ Comedy show with an appearance by our foster dogs!
Join us at Ark Brewery on Saturday, May 6th for stand-pup comedy. Tickets are $30 and doors open at 7 PM. We can’t wait to see you there! Click here for more information: https://friendsofbcas.org/event/ark-brewing-presents-stand-pup-comedy-on-saturday-may-6th-doors-open-at-7pm-show-at-8pm/
Fur Baby Festival 2023 @ Burlington County Fairgrounds, Saturday 4/22/23
Bring the whole family for a day of fun in the sun, live music, and great food. Friendly pets are also welcome at this event. Sample delicious cuisines from around the world, explore our many craft and food vendors. Buy tickets here! Share the event with your friends on Facebook!
SAVE THE DATE: Paw Prints PetFest & 5k – September 17, 2023
Save the date! Paw Prints PetFest & 5k is returning to Smithville Park on Sunday, September 17, 2023! To sign up for the 5k or fun one mile walk, click here!
Dine and Donate: For the Love of Paws @ Dadz Bar & Grill, Lumberton
Mention that you are there to support FOBCAS and 20% of your food purchases will be donated back to us!
Give the Gift of a Healthier Future
Homeless cats and dogs, especially those with serious illnesses and injuries, typically suffer in silence. With donations from compassionate people like you, the Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter make sure they have a voice.
Adopt A Senior Cat Event
Our Adopt a Senior Cat event is a fun opportunity to check out the wonderful senior cats at the shelter still waiting for their forever homes! The event will include a tour of adoptable cats, beverages and desserts, BINGO, and more! Please note that reservations to attend must be made by December 14th. Adoptions open to all.. Senior Citizens adopt for free!
The Burlington County Animal Shelter (BCAS) is at capacity. Some dogs have been in shelter kennels for a year or more, while kittens are literally growing into adults during their time in the shelter. But with support from donors like you, the Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter gives shelter animals a better life. This Giving Tuesday, you can be a friend and give them hope in several ways!
Come join us for Santa Paws at the Burlington County Animal Shelter on December 3. You can get a photo of your pet with Santa, enjoy our bake sale, purchase gift bags and more!
Our annual Big Dog 50/50 raffle tickets are now available!
Tickets are $5 each. Last year’s Big Dog winner won over $64,000. The winning ticket will be drawn at 2:30 p.m. at Paw Prints Pet Fest & 5K, on Oct. 9 at Smithville Park. All money raised goes to help homeless animals in Burlington County!
Kitten Shower & Flea Market
Saturday, April 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. join the Friends for the Purrfect Kitten Shower and Flea Market. There will also be Adoption Specials, a Bake Sale, Big Dog 50/50 tickets and information on the Trap Neuter Return program.
Celebrate 10 years of the Friends of BCAS at the Paw Prints Pet Fest & 5K on Oct. 9
Join us on Oct. 9 to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Friends of BCAS with the 2022 Paw Prints Pet Fest & 5K at beautiful Smithville Park in Eastampton.
Enjoy adult beverages and help homeless pets
If you’re a fan of adult vodka beverages, we have a super delicious fundraiser for you.
Dine at TGI Fridays on St. Patrick’s Day and help homeless animals
Join us at the TGI Fridays in Burlington on March 17 and 20 percent of your food order will be donated to the Friends of BCAS. All money raised will be used to pay for advanced medical care, special food, and training for the homeless pets at the Burlington County Animal Shelter.
Get a new tattoo and help homeless pets
Have you been itching for a new tattoo, but weren’t sure what to get? Our friends at 168 Tattoo in Pennsauken have the perfect solution! For the entire month of March — except for Sundays and Mondays — anyone at least 18 years old can get a lucky flash tattoo of one of the available
Add a furry valentine to your home this February
The Friends of BCAS would like to get some of the long-time canine residents of the shelter into forever homes, so we’re sponsoring their adoption fees for the entire month of February. This means any dog who has been at the shelter for more than eight months can be adopted at no cost. Approved adopters also can take home any adult cat at no cost.
Dadz Off the Wall Action is Feb. 19
Join the Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter at Dadz Bar & Grill in Lumberton on Feb. 19 for a wonderful evening full of auctions and karaoke. Some amazing bar paraphernalia will be on the auction block, including neon signs, placards, metal signs, and more. Admission to the auction, which runs from 6 p.m.
Home for the holidays adoption promotion through Dec. 31
To help shelter pets find a home for the holidays, the Friends of the BCAS are sponsoring an adoption promotion through Dec. 31.
Pet Photos with Santa Dec. 5
Santa Paws is coming to the Burlington County Animal Shelter on Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Santa, that jolly old elf himself, will be available for photos with your pet. The photos will be available online and are suitable for holiday cards and ornaments. We’ll also have gift bags and baked goodies for sale.
Thanks to all our 2021 5K & Pet Fest sponsors
Thank you to all these generous, pet-loving businesses who have sponsored our 2021 5K & Pet Fest!
Flash tattoo fundraiser Sept. 1-25
Our friends at 168 Tattoo are hosting a month-long fundraiser for the Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter. You can help shelter animals by getting that tattoo you always wanted or by getting more tattoos Sept. 1-25.
Adoption promotion so good, it’s scary
From Oct. 17-Nov. 14, approved adopters can take home any adult cat at no charge and any adult dog for only $15! These prices are a substantial savings from the standard Burlington County Animal Shelter adoption rates. So come to the shelter and find your new best friend.
Special adoption prices through Sept. 30
Approved adopters can take home a snuggly, squishy pit bull or a fantastic feline at discounted adoption prices through Sept. 30 at the Burlington County Animal Shelter. Pit bulls can be adopted for only $25 and all adult cats can be adopted at no cost — a significant savings!
Jordan’s Way hosting Facebook Live fundraiser at shelter Sept. 8
Our friends at Jordan’s Way will be hosting a Facebook Live fundraising event at the Burlington County Animal Shelter Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be hosted on the Friends of BCAS Facebook page. Make sure to tune in! Visit the fundraising page if you’d like to donate early.
Special adoption prices through June 30
Approved adopters can take home a snuggly, squishy pit bull or a fantastic feline at discounted adoption prices through June 30 at the Burlington County Animal Shelter. Pit bulls can be adopted for only $25 and all adult cats can be adopted at no cost — a significant savings!
Order pizza online and help shelter pets find homes
If you like pizza and want to help shelter pets, we have a deal for you! When you order online from a participating Papa John’s, use the code FOBCAS30 to get 30 percent off your order. Plus, 10 percent of all sales that use that special code will be donated to our group to help help shelter pets. Plus, adoptable pets will be featured on the pizza boxes. What’s not to love?
Wishes come true for shelter dogs and cats
Thanks to the organizers at ARI Fleet Management and Shawnee High School for their efforts in creating successful Wish List campaigns to help the cats and dogs at the Burlington County Animal Shelter and to support pets in foster care.
Helping pets stay in their homes
If you’re a pet owner who has been financially affected by the pandemic, the Friends of BCAS is working with four local food pantries to provide free pet food.
Can you help Squirrel have eye surgery so she can live a pain-free life?
Adorable Squirrel came to the shelter as a sickly, stray kitten in need of tender loving care. Sadly, she was diagnosed with eyelid agenesis and needed surgery. Can you help us raise $2,500 to pay for Squirrel’s surgery?
Friends of BCAS wins second place for Best Charity in BCT Best of 2020 Awards
The Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter won second place in charity/fundraiser division of the Burlington County Times Best of 2020 contest. Thanks to everyone who voted for us!
Giving Tuesday exceeded our expectations
Thanks to everyone who donated to our Giving Tuesday campaign. Your generosity never ceases to amaze. Thanks to you, the Friends of Burlington County Animal Shelter exceeded our campaign goal for Giving Tuesday 2020 in record time.
Keep community cats In your heart on Giving Tuesday
For Giving Tuesday, you can help support our Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) program for community cats. The Denton Foundation and another generous donor have agreed to match, dollar for dollar, donations up to $5,000.
Help create a game plan for shelter dogs
Just like teams need a game plan to win, shelter dogs must learn the right “plays” to be on “Team Homeward Bound.” Will you help us turn shelter “underdogs” into winners?
Fall in love with a new furry friend with special adoption prices
From Sept. 8-Oct. 11, the Friends of BCAS are sponsoring an adoption promotion. Approved adopters can take home any adult cat at no cost and any pittie mix can be adopted for only $25.
Is your pet the cutest? Enter our costume contest and find out!
The Pet Costume Contest for the Paw Prints Virtual 5K is live until Oct 3. Submit a free photo of your pet(s) — the top three vote getters will win gift cards.
5K is virtual — new sponsorship opportunities
The Paw Prints 5K and Pet Fest is going virtual! To supplement the changes in our signature event and to better partner with local businesses, we have revised our sponsorship opportunities for 2020.
Register today for the VIRTUAL 2020 Paw Prints 5K Pet Fest on Oct. 4
OUR SIGNATURE EVENT IS VIRTUAL! Proceeds will help fund advanced medical care, spay and neuter assistance, our TNR program and foster care.
Buy your Big Dog 50/50 tickets today
Our annual Big Dog 50/50 raffle tickets are now on sale. Last year’s Big Dog winner took home more than $21,000. The winning ticket will be drawn Oct 4 at 2:30 p.m. at Dadz Bar & Grill in Lumberton.
Do yoga on April 18 via Zoom and help shelter animals
Our friends at SunSal Yoga were going to hold a fundraising yoga class for us, but in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, they’ve made some changes.
Burlington County Animal Shelter closed to the public but you can still adopt animals in foster
The Burlington County Animal Shelter is closed to the public until further notice, but many of our shelter animals have been moved into foster homes so they can be adopted.
Celebrate St. Pittie’s and St. Catty’s Day with special adoption prices
Whether you’re Irish, not Irish, a dog lover, a cat lover, you’re sure to love our St. PIttie’s and St. Catty’s adoption promotion. From March 13-17, approved adopters can take home any adult pitbull or any adult cat from the for only $25
Eat at Dadz Bar & Grill on March 15 and help shelter animals
Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day has never been so delicious or so heart-warming! On March 15, 1-5 p.m., our friends at Dadz Bar & Grill are hosting a Dine and Donate St. Patrick’s Day Buffet to benefit the Friends of BCAS.
Get inked on March 29 and help homeless animals
Have you been thinking about getting a new tattoo? Then we have a fundraiser for you! Our friends at True Line Tattoo are generously holding a tattoo fundraiser for us on March 29 from noon to 6 p.m.
Friends of BCAS 2020 sponsorship packages now available
Partnering with Friends of Burlington County Animal Shelter is a great way for your organization to showcase its commitment to the community while supporting the homeless animal population.
Friends of BCAS 2019 Annual Report now available
Thanks to your generosity, in 2019, the Friends of BCAS were able to help 30 dogs and 177 cats with advanced medical care outside the scope of the shelter.