Events & Fundraising

WALK-A-DOG-ATHON (23rd Annual)
Sunday, October 22, 2017
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
On the North Haven Town Green

Click here for a registration form

Email Wendy with questions 

1:00 PM Registration & Socializing
1:30 PM Dog Trick Contest
2:00 PM 1 mile Mutt Strut
2:30 PM Costume Parade & Contest
3:00 PM Pawction Drawing

Advance registration of $25 includes receipt of a long sleeve t-shirt

Please ask your friends, co-workers and family members to support you and The Animal Haven by sponsoring your 1 mile walk for $10, $20 or more.

About the event: Walk-A-Dog-Athon is the Animal Haven’s primary fundraising event each year.
Our goal is to raise much needed funds for the shelter’s operating and veterinary care expenses.
This event helps The Animal Haven save the lives of over 300 homeless pets each year.

2017 Fur Ball

Saturday, October 14, 2017
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Masonic Temple Building
285 Whitney Ave
New Haven, CT

Advance tickets are $40 pp; $50 at the door. Dinner, entertainment and silent auction; all proceeds benefit The Animal Haven.

Sign up at for tickets and more information.


We are looking for dedicated people to help with fundraising and events. We only ask for few hours a month. Please consider volunteering.  Contact Wendy at 203-249-7355 or


Have an event that we should know about? Want us to attend one of your events? Contact our events coordinator or go to our contact page.


Bissell’s Partners for Pets

The Animal Haven is proud to be a Partner for Pets! BISSELL and have teamed up to help organizations like ours raise money, and now you can help too! When you purchase pet products on and enter the code ADOPT at checkout, a portion of your pu

rchase will be donated to our rescue. What’s more, every purchase goes towards an entry for us to win a $5,000 quarterly giveaway!

It’s simple.





Shop with Amazon Smile and earn money for the Animal Haven

When first visiting AmazonSmile, customers are prompted to select a charitable organization from almost one million eligible organizations. In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile, customers must first select a charitable organization. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer’s selected charitable organization.
Use this link to get started


Sign up for “Walk for a dog” and earn money for the Animal Haven each time you walk your dog




Shop with GoodShop and earn money for

the Animal Haven

Now, it’s easier than ever to save money and help support Animal Haven. For each purchase you make online through Goodshop, up to 20% of what you spend can be donated to our cause at no cost to you. So <a href=” “> signup </a> and choose our cause to start shopping, raising money, and saving money with deals like <a href=” “> Orbitz offers</a>, <a href=” “> 1800Flowers coupons</a>, and <a href=” “> Old Navy discounts</a>!


Upcoming Events


 Adoption Events in our partner stores

Stop by and visit with us at one of our monthly events. We will be there with adoptable pets and accepting donations.

Petco North Haven
Agway of North Haven
Choice Pet Supply of North Haven


Past Events


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tag sale 2015


yappy 2014


tag sale North Haven Green



Dancing with the QU Stars flyer

A HUGE Thank You goes out to the Quinnipiac University’s Ballroom Society for donating the proceeds of their “Dancing with the QU Stars” event on April 5th to Meatball’s Surgery Fund. Meatball himself attended the event and frolicked with QU’s Bobcat mascot, had a wonderful time and was a big hit with the fans!
OVER $2,000.00 WAS RAISED!


Mexican Fiesta Night on March 12th brought in over $800. Thanks to Aunt Chilada’s Restaurant who hosted the fun night, DJs MP3 (Mark Carlo) for donating his DJ services, and everyone who supported the event!

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Over $200 was raised at J Roo’s on Feb. 20th. Thanks to J Roo’s and all who came and ate dinner!


Thank you to the awesome comedians and Deb at Gaetano’s. We raised over $1,000