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Current Scheduled Events:

Rockin' OUT 4 PAWS
Friday August 27th, 2021 4:00 PM until 10:00 PM
Location: New London Ruritan Club
Map: 12411 E Lynchburg Salem Tpke Forest VA 24551

FOBCAS volunteers will be holding our 6th Annual Rockin’ Out 4 Paws Event from 6pm to 10pm on August 27th at the New London Ruritan Club! We will be serving up fried chicken, mashed taters, green beans, macaroni and cheese, rolls, and lots of desserts! We will have many items for the silent auction as well. We would love to break bread, dance, and be merry with all of you! After all every penny raised goes directly to the homeless shelter animals and FOBCAS foster pets!

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Spooktacular Adoption Event/ Rabies Clinic
Saturday October 16th, 2021 10:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: Bedford County Animal Shelter (540) 586-7690
Map: 1307 Falling Creek Road Bedford va 24523
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Are you looking for something fun to do with the entire family? Looking to Adopt a new furry family member? Need to get your pet a rabies vaccine??
Well, we have just the thing! On October 24th, Friends of the Bedford Co Animal Shelter will be holding the Spooktacular Event! Enjoy a hotdog or turkey hotdog off the grill, pasta salad, and cobbler for lunch. There will be yummy baked goods for both you and your furry friends. Come on out and join the fun! The shelter dogs will be in their Halloween costumes and ready to greet you! The event will be from 10 am to 2:00 pm. The rabies clinic will be held from 12:pm until 2:00 pm. All vaccine fees collected will be donated to Friends of Bedford County Animal Shelter. This is thanks to the generosity of Riverside Veterinary Hospital! For more information email us at

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Shelter Friends Fun Frolic at Johnson's Orchard
Saturday October 23rd, 2021 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Location: Johnson's Orchards (540) 586-3707
Map: 2122 Sheep Creek Rd., Bedford VA 24523
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Join us at an exciting event, the Shelter Friends Fun Frolic at Johnson's Orchards! This event will be held on October 23rd from 9:00 am-12:00 pm, at Appleseed Country Johnson's Orchard at 2122 Sheep Creek Rd Bedford, Virginia 24523. The Shelter Friends Fun Frolic includes a 2.5k walk through the trails with beautiful fall foliage, a dog costume contest, raffles, and complimentary coffee and Apple Cider (cider provided by Johnson's Orchards). DELICIOUS homemade baked goods will be available for purchase for people AND fur babies! There will be a photo background set up on-site as well! Bring the whole family including your vaccinated dogs and have fun on this beautiful walk! Also, enjoy some Apple Cider and get some delicious homemade baked goods! To sign up to walk costs $10, the first 50 people to sign up get a free tee-shirt! Kids under 7 years old get in free! * Sign-up is not complete until the entry fee for the walk is paid. Free general admission if you aren't walking but just want to come see everything else this fun event has to offer! There will be adoptable dogs on-site, bring the family, and come meet your next best friend! To register go to http://friendsofbedfordcountyanimalshelter.rescuegroups.o...
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Friends of Bedford County Animal Shelter, Inc. is a home-based animal welfare organization. We are working to decrease the number of animals euthanized at the Bedford county Animal Shelter. For more information on any shelter pet or any other inquiries, please email us at