Dogs’ Day in the Park and The Mutt Strutt @ Marge Goodfellow Park
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come join the fun!  For more information to connect or volunteer with GoldHeart reps at the event, contact

Dogs’ Day in the Park is our most exciting community event of the year! The event will be held at the Marge Goodfellow Park in New Freedom, PA on August 25, 2018. Humans and dogs alike are invited to join ARI for a day of fun to raise money for our Sanctuary for Life. The Mutt Strutt, a walk for pets, will be from 9 am to 10 am, and the main event will take place 10 am to 4 pm. The day includes 125+ vendors and rescues, games and contests, a flea market, Chinese Raffle, Silent Auction, cruelty-free foods, demonstrations, Rent-A-Dog an much, much more.

The Mutt Strutt
During the morning of Dogs’ Day from 9:30 am to 10 am, we host The Mutt Strutt, a one-mile walk for animals at the YCR Trail near the park. Walkers are invited to fundraise online or with a traditional paper form. In the past we’ve offered great prizes like cash, televisions and original portraits and more.

DogFest 2018 — Baltimore Humane Society
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come for a doggone great family day including a walk, games, contests, swimming for your dog, demonstrations, and lots of food! Meet adoptable dogs, cats, and rescue groups.

GOLDHEART will have a booth and we welcome support from our GoldHeart volunteers.  Interested in helping out? Please contact Elaine at Otherwise – hope you can come and stop and see us! 

Rain or Shine!


Woofstock 2018 @ Riverfront Park
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Rain or Shine — The Central Pennsylvania Animal Alliance (CPAA) is hosting its 14th annual WoofStock, River Front Park, Harrisburg, PA. 

Please come visit GoldHeart at this event. If you would like to volunteer to help out, please send an email to

WoofStock draws a crowd of thousands of animal lovers and their pets for this one day festival of fun, including:

  • Check out the vendors attending by going to the event website and to learn about the famous costume contests. 
  • Meet hundreds of dogs available for adoption!
  • Spay/neuter, fostering, adoption, & anti-dogfighting information
  • Live music!
  • Great food!  
  • Raffle prizes!
  • Low cost vaccine & microchipping clinic
  • Support the Hounds of Prison Education (HOPE) dogs and consider adopting one! 


Paws in the Park — Leo’s Helping Paws @ Lititz Springs Park
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Leo’s Helping Paws  (first event)

Hope you can come to this fun event and visit with GoldHeart representatives.The event will include fun activities, vendors, a costume contest, dog rescue groups adoptable dogs, and food.

Interested in helping Goldheart?  Please contacPaws in the Parkt