Petapalooza PA 2018 @ Central Penn College
Jun 30 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

NEW DATE — On June 30, 2018, Petapalooza PA will be holding the eighth annual Petapalooza Pet Adoption Festival, which will feature hundreds of adoptable animals from local rescues and shelters,dozens of vendors, and a family-friendly day of fun. Petapalooza serves as both a fundraiser for these non-profit organizations and as a facilitator for pet adoptions. Last year, over 1,500 people attended, and participating rescues found forever homes for many of their animals.

This is a Rain/Shine Event.

If you would like to help out GoldHeart at this event, contact Barb at

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.