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Current Scheduled Events:

Spooktackular Adoption Event & Rabies Clinic
Saturday October 15th, 2022 10:00 AM until 03:00 PM
Location: Bedford County Animal Shelter (540) 586-7690
Map: 1307 Falling Creek Road Bedford va 24523

$8 Rabies Clinic!!!
 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 15th, Friends of the Bedford Co Animal Shelter will be holding the Spooktacular Event! Enjoy a hotdog   off the grill, pasta salad, and baked beans for purchase. 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 10am to 2:00 pm. The rabies clinic will be held from 12:30pm until 2:00pm. 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 Fun Frolic
Saturday October 22nd, 2022 10:00 AM until 01:00 PM
Location: Johnson's Orchard and Peaks of Otter Winery
Map: 1410 Elmos Rd Bedford VA 23523

Happy Fall Y’all
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October 22nd and join us at an exciting event, the Shelter Friends Fun Frolic at Johnson's Orchard! This event will be held on October 22nd from 10:00am-1:00pm, 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). We will be grilling up hotdogs for lunch. As always there will be DELICIOUS homemade baked goods will be available for purchase for people AND fur babies! There will be a photo background set up with a photographer 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, the cost is $10 and 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
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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