Events Schedule

It’s Pets, Pumpkins and PEF Season
Fundraiser Running through Thanksgiving
WNY Veterinary Practices

Help you local veterinary practice raise money for PEF by purchasing a $1, $5 or $10 paper pumpkin at a clinic near you!  Your (or your pet’s) name will be displayed as a supporter.  The fundraiser runs until November 26!

Participating veterinary practices:

  • Afton Animal Hospital
  • Akron Animal Hospital
  • Alliance Animal Hospital
  • The Animal Hospitable
  • Blue Cross Animal Hospital
  • Brighton-Eggert Animal Clinic and Pet Resort
  • Cheektowaga Veterinary Hospital
  • City Creatures Animal Hospital
  • Community Pet Care Hospital
  • Ellicott Small Animal Hospital
  • Elma Animal Hospital PC
  • 5 Corners Animal Hospital
  • Georgetown Animal Clinic, PC
  • GrandView Animal Care Center
  • Greater Buffalo Veterinary Emergency Clinic
  • Hamburg Veterinary Clinic
  • Kenmore Animal Hospital
  • Ken-Ton Animal Clinic
  • Killewald Small Animal Hospital
  • Lewiston Animal Hospital
  • Scott G. Nachbar, Veterinarian
  • Northtown Animal Hospital
  • Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center
  • VCA Sheridan Animal Hospital
  • Springville Animal Hospital PC
  • Summer Street Cat Clinic, P.C.
  • Wheatfield Animal Hospital

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.

Pricing:
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.  Click here for more information.