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



COLORADO Metro Denverclick here for FB link

  • Saturday, October 20 Glendale – Boston Boo from 6 pm to 8 pm at For the Love of Dog Doggie Daycare.  4751 E. Virginia Ave.  $5 per person.  Costume contest, beer and wine, and raffles. Click here for details.
  • Saturday, November 3 Centennial – Wine Tasting and Art Auction from 2-4 at Water 2 Wine. 8130 S. University Blvd. Unit 110. $15 per person. Details coming soon.
  • Sunday, November 11 Greenwood Village – Holiday Bazaar from 11-3 at the Sheraton Denver Tech Center. 7007 S. Clinton St. Details coming soon.
  • Friday, November 30 Castle Rock – Photos with Santa from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Chuck & Don’s – Castle Rock. 4765 Front St. Details coming soon.
  • Saturday, December 1 Aurora – Photos with Santa/Hanukkah Photos from 11-3 at Chuck & Don’s – Aurora.  6380 S Parker Rd #107. Details coming soon.
  • Saturday, December 15 Aurora- Dog Toy Exchange Party from 2:30pm-4:30pm at Chuck & Don’s – Aurora. 6380 S Parker Rd #107. Details coming soon.
  • Saturday, May 4, 2019For the Love Of Bostons Dinner and Auctionclick for details

Northern COclick here for FB link

  • Coming soon

Southern COclick here for FB link

  • Coming Soon

IOWAclick here for FB link

    • Saturday, October 13 Urbandale – Boston Boo from Noon to 2pm.  2800 78th St.  $5 admission (includes hotdog lunch), kids under 10 and dogs are free.  Costume contest, games, raffles, and free photos.  Click for details.
    • Sat., Oct 20 and Sun., Oct 21 Des Moines – Pet Expo from 10am to 4pm at Iowa State Fairgrounds – 3000 E Grand Ave. Visit MABTR along with other rescues and vendors. Click for details.

MISSOURI Kansas Cityclick here for FB link

  • Saturday, October 6 Shawnee, KS – Barktoberfest 2018 from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. at Shawnee Mission Park’s Theater in the Park, 7710 Renner Rd.  Free admission. Click for details.
  • Saturday, October 13 Kansas City – Boston Boo from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Bar K Dog Bar. 501 Berkley Pkwy.  Costume contests, off leash play area, food and beverages, raffles and more.  Free admission. Click here for details.
  • Sunday, October 21 Blue Springs – Dogtoberfest 25th Anniversary from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Fleming Park at Kemper Outdoor Education Center.  8201 S. Jasper Bell Rd.  Click for details.
  • November 3 & 4 Overland Park – Great KC Pet Expo at the Overland Park Convention Center, 600 College Blvd.  Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Pet friendly vendors, contests, raffles, shows, lots of fun for pet lovers.  Click for tickets.
  • December 1 & 2 Kansas City – Downtown KC Optimist Holiday Festival from 10 am-5 pm at American Royal, 1701 American Royal Ct. Christmas cookie contest, raffles, vendors, demonstrations and more! Click for details.

St Louisclick here for FB link

  • TBD


  • Sunday, September 30 Omaha – Walk for the Animals at the NHS off 89th and Fort St. Visit with MABTR along with other dog rescues and pet vendors from 11am to 2pm.
  • Saturday, October 27, Omaha – Boston Boo from 11:30am to 1:30pm at 5109 S 51st St. All breeds welcome.  Click for details.

**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 Needed
Denver, CO Cindy Marques 303-475-8155
Kansas City, MO/KS Sara Schuster and Brian Lawrence 816-522-6874
St Louis, MO Crystal Hall 314-471-1878
Omaha, NE Sue Adkins 402-213-6103
Cheyenne, WY Rhonda Sutherland 307-630-9077