News

April 2nd

Join us to run and walk for homeless animals in Burlington County on Sept. 29 at 8 a.m.. The off-road 5K course winds through beautiful Smithville Park in Eastampton. For those who prefer a shorter distance, we have a fun trail walk that is 1 mile long. It's a family affair, so bring your kids and pets!

January 28th

The Burlington County Animal Shelter released statistics for 2017. We are thrilled to share that both dog and cat live release rates were up from 2016.

November 14th

Expand your business and help a good cause with a 2018 Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter sponsorship package. Friends of BCAS works diligently to save the lives of homeless animals in Burlington County, as well as enrich the lives of animals at the Burlington County Animal Shelter until they find their forever homes. Surveys show that up to 70 percent of U.S. households have a cat or dog. Partnering with FOBCAS offers companies a chance to connect with thousands of people who are interested in pets and pet products.

November 13th

The Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter (Friends of BCAS) has been awarded a $1,875 grant from the Petco Foundation to support the spay/neuter of community cats.

November 7th

Looking for that purrfect photo for your holiday card?

Head over to the Burlington County Animal Shelter in Westampton on Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and have your pets' and children's photos taken with Santa.

Events

Upcoming events:

  • May 25, 2018: Low-cost spay/neuter clinic, Burlington County Library, Westampton
  • May 26, 2018: Low-cost spay/neuter clinic, Westampton Municipal Building, Westampton
  • May 30, 2018: Low-cost spay/neuter clinic, Burlington County Library, Westampton
  • May 31, 2018: Dine and Donate fundraiser at Smylie's Ice Cream Shop, 23203 Columbus Road, Columbus, noon-9 p.m.; Smylie's will donate 10 percent of the day's sales to our group -- no coupon needed -- simply show up and order
  • June 28, 2018: Sips & Tips for Tails, Robin's Nest Restaurant, Mount Holly, 6-8 p.m.; Come join us for a special fundraiser with celebrity bartenders, basket raffles and more!
  • July 29-August 12, 2018: Second Chances Online Click and Bid Auction; our annual Facebook auction will have baskets galore -- there's sure to be one that tickles your fancy!
  • August 6, 2018: Quarterly volunteer meeting, Burlington County Library, Westampton, 6:30 p.m.
  • September 29, 2018: Second Annual Paw Prints 5K, Smithville Park, Eastampton, 8-11 a.m.
  • November 5, 2018: Quarterly volunteer meeting, Burlington County Library, Westampton, 6:30 p.m.
  • April 27, 2019: Seventh Annual Barb Feldstein Memorial Raining Cats & Dogs Pet Fest, Burlington County Animal Shelter, Westampton, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ways to Help

Our mission is to make our shelter animals happier and give them a better chance at adoption. Since we are an all-volunteer group, we can't do that without dedicated volunteers! We need you! There are many ways you can help the Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter, including walking dogs, playing with cats, grooming the animals, posting pictures and bios of the animals online, fundraising, planning events, and, of course, donating money. For two weeks, you also can support our mission by buying some popcorn through our special fund-raising sale: www.supportyours.org/friendsofbcas.