Come see RDR at Woofstock this Saturday!!!

May 15, 2010

In addition to our awesome dogs and schwag we’ll have with us, we are holding a special raffle for a 10×10 custom pet portrait, thanks to Do Dad Dogs! The drawing will take place at 4pm and the winner will be notified within 24 hours — you need not be present to win.

RAL’s family friendly dog festival to raise money for homeless animals. Monument Avenue between Allen & Lombardy. 10am-4pm

Fundraising Dog Walk – Vendors – Live Music – Food & Drink – Kids Games – Dog Contests & Agility – Dog Adoptions Strut Your Mutt Walk – 9:30am Strut Your Mutt walk is a fundraising dog walk that kicks off Woofstock. Area dog lovers collect donations to help support the animals at Richmond Animal League. On walk day, they bring their canine friends to enjoy a leisurely stroll down Monument Avenue. All registrants will receive a collection envelope in the mail and are encouraged to create online fundraising pages where supporters can donate securely online with a credit card. Sponsorship & Vendor Opportunities The Richmond Animal League can provide your business with media exposure, logo impressions and a tent at Woofstock. To find out more about becoming a Sponsor or Vendor, please contact Susan Kelly, Director of Development, at or 804.379.0046 ext. 112. Dogs for Adoption Come to Woofstock for the largest dog adoption event in Richmond! Animal rescue groups from across the area are invited to showcase their dogs. If your group would like to participate, please contact Susan Kelly, or 804.379.0046 ext. 112.
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A Dog Day Afternoon in New Town This Saturday from Noon-4pm!

Business: The Nautical Dog – ‘Gifts for you, the home, & your 4-legged friend’
Start: Sat, May 8, 2010 ; 12:00 p.m.
End: Sat, May 8, 2010 ; 4:00 p.m.
Location: The Nautical Dog

Details: Please join us for a dog day afternoon in New Town sponsored by The Nautical Dog & Barnes & Noble. Jean Keating will be @ The Nautical Dog hosting a book signing on her 4 titles including “Pawprints Through the Years” & Barbara King will be @ Barnes & Noble hosting a book signing on “Being with Animals”. For this day only dogs are allowed in the New Town Barnes & Noble. Also we are very excited to announce that Ring Dog Rescue will be hosting an adoption the same day & raising awareness of the Bully Breeds. You will also be able to buy Ring Dog Rescue merchandise to benefit their cause. We are also holding a benefit raffle for a gift basket. Tickets are $1 each and all the money is going to Ring Dog Resue. Bring your dog out to New Town May 8th. read more

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Richmond Metro Pet Savers Event is Tomorrow (April 10th)

Metro Richmond Pet Savers is a newly formed collaborative group of animal rescue groups and shelters who will take part in large, monthly Adopt-A-Thons in the parking lot of Richmond area PetSmart stores. The goal will be to accelerate the adoption of cats and dogs from county/city shelters that may otherwise be euthanized.

The first Adopt A Thon will take place on April 10, 2010 from 10am – 4pm at the PetSmart Store on CarMia Way in Chesterfield County. The targeted shelter for this month will be Chesterfield County Animal Shelter. The Adopt A Thons will take place monthly on the second Saturday of the month at different PetSmart stores (exact store locations will be announced in advance).

Participating animal rescues and shelters include AARF, Aussie Rescue and Placement, BARK, Bully Paws, Chesterfield County Animal Shelter, Give A Dog A Chance Rescue, Greyhound Pets of America, Henrico Animal Shelter, Hopewell Humane Society, Petersburg Animal Shelter, Powhatan Animal Control, Richmond Animal Care and Control, Rescue of Chained K9s, and Southside SPCA. read more

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Adoptables: Zucchini

Meet Miss Zucchini, a beautiful girl who found herself at the shelter with her little friend who has since been rescued. It took her some... more

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