Events Schedule

PEF at WNY’s Furtastic Pet Adopt-A-Thon
Saturday, September 21 from 10AM-3PM
Pvt. Leonard Post Jr. #6251, 2450 Walden Avenue, Cheektowaga

Come visit the PEF information & merchandise table at WNY’s Furtastic Pet Adopt-A-Thon event!

PEF at Erie County SPCA’s Paws in the Park
Saturday, September 28 from 8:30AM-2PM
Beaver Island State Park- 2136 West Oakfield Drive, Grand Island

Come join PEF at Erie County SPCA’s Paws in the Park, their longest-running fundraiser. The event invites people to come with (or without) their dog for a scenic two-mile walk at Beaver Island State Park. The event will include the opportunity for participants to interact with 50+ pet-related vendors and exhibitors, dog contests, an agility course for the dogs, and fun for children and adults alike. Participants are encouraged to raise pledges that directly benefit the people and animals that the SPCA assists. In return, these participants earn exciting prizes.  Click here for more information.

PEF at Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society’s Mini-Vet School
Tuesday, October 1 from 7-9PM
Tuesday, October 8 from 7-9PM
Tuesday, October 15 from 7-9PM
Tuesday, October 22 from 7-9PM
Tuesday, October 29 from 7-9PM
Medaille College- 18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo

Mini-Vet School is where people and science come together. You will learn about the causes and treatments of the conditions that affect your pets, as well as some of the latest advances in veterinary medicine.

The Mini-Veterinary School is a five-week series of lectures by the most accomplished and dynamic veterinarians in the area.  They will lead you on a fascinating journey of discovery. Each lecture will be a “course” in a subject covered in veterinary school.  Lecture topics are as follows:

October 1:
Pamela Rose, “More Than Minding Your Manners: Therapy Animals”
Jen Garafalo DVM, “What Animals Are Used, How, Why: Lab Animals”

October 8:
Lt. James Hildreth & K-9, “The Makings of a K-9 Officer: Canine Officers”
Melanie Hall DVM, “Not Just a Human Disease: Diabetes”

October 15:
Amanda Donovan Powell DVM, “An Interactive Smartphone Quiz Show: Veterinary Mythbusters”
Helene Chevalier DVM, “They Are Related–How Can You Help? Domestic Violence/Animal Abuse”

October 22:
Carl Spielvogel DVM, “Nursing Care: Avian Medicine”
Laura Wade DVM, “Vets, Pets & CDB Laws: Cannabis, Canines, Cats and Cockatiels”

October 29:
John Rosado DVM, “What a Veterinary Dentist Does for Your Pet: Dental Care”
Katherine Fitzgerald DVM, “Horses 911: Equine Emergencies”

Mini-Veterinary School graduates will not be eligible to practice veterinary medicine, but will have a better understanding of their pets’ health! They will, however, receive a certificate attesting to the completion of 10 hours of veterinary science.

Individual, 5-part series: $60
Senior (65+) 5-part series: $40
Student 5-part series: $40
Individual dates: $20

Click here for more information.

PEF at Lancaster Unleashed’s Woof & Treat
Saturday, October 12 from 11:00AM-1:00PM
Central Avenue, Lancaster

Come join PEF at one of Lancaster Unleashed’s most fun events! Dress up your dogs (and yourselves if you’d like!), trick and treat through the downtown Village of Lancaster and compete for Best Dog Costume and Best Owner and Dog Costume. Registration begins at 11am with the Costume Contest at approximately 12:15pm.