Events

MABTR participates in events throughout the year in order to educate the public on our existence and rescue efforts. We will continue to do our part by exhibiting at events and participating in fundraisers in order to spread the word.

Events are added regularly and posted below by state.  Hope to see you there!

Year-Round Events: click on event for more details

wooftraxCOLORADO

  • Saturday, August 27 Centennial – Football Themed Pet Portraits from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at Chuck and Don’s 2253 E. Briarwood Ave #503, Centennial, CO 80122. $10 includes one photo and one personalized trading card of your pet.  Click for details.
  • Sunday, August 28 Denver – Painting for Paws at Montessori Academy of CO from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  2500 Curtis St.  SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, September 10 Castle Rock – Bed & Brunch Doggy Play Date from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at 5142 Appleton Way, Castle Rock, CO 80104 (private residence).  $5 per person includes brunch snacks and mimosas, off-leash play area, dog bed silent auction, doggy games and painted tattoos.  Click for details.
  • Saturday, September 24 Littleton – Dachtober Fest Colorado at Progress Park from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.  5100 S Hickory St.  Click for details.

MISOURRI

Kansas City

  • Saturday, September 10 Smithville, MO – Pet’s Day Out from 10:00 am to Noon at Courtyard Downtown, Smithville, MO 64089. Vendors, costume contest, adoptables – all proceeds to benefit Megan’s Paws & Claws at the local animal shelter.
  • Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18 Bonner Springs, KS – KC Renaissance Festival – Ales & Tails Weekend from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm (rain or shine) at 633 N 130th St, Bonner Springs, KS. Click for details.
  • Saturday, October 1 Shawnee Mission Park, KS – Barktoberfest.  A celebration of music, food, drinks, pets and families.  Free admission.  Click for details.
  • Saturday, March 18 2017 Kansas City, MOAmazing KC PetExpo 2017 MABTR along with other rescues and pet vendors will be present for two days.

St Louis

  • Saturday, September 17 St. Louis – Mother Nature’s Rules (Dog Training) from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm at the AKC Museum of the Dog.  1721 S Mason Rd, St. Louis, MO 63131.  Learn dog psychology, setting rules and boundaries, and living in harmony with your dog.  $40 per person. Click for details.
  • Saturday, September 17 St. Louis – Play Date at AKC Museum of the Dog in Queeny Park.  1721 S Mason Rd, St. Louis, MO 63131.  Click for details.
  • Sunday, October 30 St. Louis – Play Date Halloween Party at AKC Museum of the Dog in Queeny Park.  1721 S Mason Rd, St. Louis, MO 63131.  Click for details.
  • November 5 and 6 St Charles – 8th Annual St. Louis Pet Expo at the St. Charles Convention Center.  Saturday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. 1 Convention Center Plaza.  Bring your pet!
  • Saturday, November 19 St. Louis – Play Date at AKC Museum of the Dog in Queeny Park.  1721 S Mason Rd, St. Louis, MO 63131.  Click for details.
  • Saturday, December 17 St. Louis – Celebration of the Dog at AKC Museum of the Dog in Queeny Park –  1721 S Mason Rd, St. Louis, MO 63131.  FREE EVENT.  We will have raffles, food, dog games, vendors, adoptable dogs talent contest and much more.  Jennifer Misfeldt will be our special guest.  Click for details.

NEBRASKA

  • Saturday, September 10  Papillion – Pets Earth Meet and Greet from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.  8410 S. 73rd Plaza, Papillion, NE.  www.petsearth.com
  • Sunday, October 2 Omaha – Walk for the Animals from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the NHS Meadow (89th and Fort St).  There will be a 5K and 1-mile walk, food trucks, games and activities for dogs and families.  Click for details.

WYOMING

  • More coming

**If you would like to help at any of the following events please contact the local Event Coordinators.**

Region Name/Email Phone
CO Springs, CO Laurie Spear 719-439-9827
Boulder, CO Dana Mielke 720-618-7462
Denver, CO Cindy Marques 303-475-8155
Kansas City, KS Tiffany Paulie 913-226-4078
Kansas City, MO Sara Schuster and Brian Lawrence 816-522-6874
St Louis, MO Crystal Hall 314-471-1878
Omaha, NE Nicole Gidden 402-301-6937
Cheyenne, WY Ryan Sutherland 307-630-9077