National Pyr Rescue Events

Volunteer Info / Upcoming Events

Please email us about events in your area.

Saturday, August 24, Seaside Heights, NJ









Doggie Day in Ortley Beach: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Lord House Lifeguard Boardwalk, 3rd Ave, Ortley Beach. There will be a variety of dog-friendly activities such as a dog photographer, pet products, canine training exercises, dog toy prizes and much more. For more info about helping NGPR at this event, contact Gail.


Sunday, September 8, North Grafton MA

Pet Rock:  12 pm - 5 pm, Wyman Gordon Plant, 244 N. Worster St., North Grafton MA.  Great music all day, Adoptable Pet Parade, Amateur Dog Show, Best Ear, Owner-Dog Look Alike, Waggiest Tail and Sweetest Face contests, Agility Course, Raffles, Police K9 and Red Cross Emergency Demos. For more information visit the festival website. Rescue volunteers are needed for this event. To volunteer at the booth, contact John.

Sunday, September 22, Allentown, NJ

Animal Rescue Adopt-A-Thon 2019: 9 am-5 pm, Horse Park of NJ, 626 Route 524 (Stagecoach Road), Allentown, NJ 08501. Vendors, activities, Pyr Rescue and adoption booth. If you plan on coming, please contact Gail.
Saturday, September 28, Springfield OH

New Beginnings Kennel and Lucky Mutts Open House:  10 AM – 2 PM, 3945 E National Road, Springfield, OH.  Vendors, educational Bbooths, raffles and more. Bring a pair (or more) of gently used shoes to donate to our shoe fundraiser. For more info about the day, contact Sharon. Custom tee shirts and sweatshirts available at
Sunday, October 26, West Orange NJ

BARKtoberfest 11 – 3 PM.  Pet Adoption Event at the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo. Come meet adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens while supporting local animals shelters and rescue groups. The day’s events will feature a Pet Photo Booth and Costume Contest, animal enrichment and education, vendor booths, food trucks and more! Event is held in the parking lot of the Education Center. No Zoo Admission necessary. Directions are here. For more info contact Gail.


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