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Furry Fall Festival

October 8, 2017 at Valley Animal Center

Please join the Valley Animal Center for our second annual Furry Fall Festival!

Bring your family and pets out to our shelter for an exciting fun day of games and activities to support our local no-kill shelter!

Special interactive carnival-style booths for both you and your furry friend will be spread throughout our beautiful dog park for participants to enjoy! We will also have a vendor fair! If you are interested in being a vendor at this event, please click the button below for more information. Another great feature will be our  Kid Zone, complete with face painting, pumpkin decorating,”paw-casso” pictures for kids and pets, and more! 


Furry Fall Festival

Sunday, October 8, 2017, 1 PM – 5 PM

at Valley Animal Center – 3934 N. Hayston Fresno, CA 93726

Tickets are $5 each. Kids under 3 years old are FREE.

Enjoy lots of family-friendly FUN at the Furry Fall Festival! Activities include:

Pet costume contest with great prizes to our winners and local celebrity pet judges!

Dog and human pie-eating contest

Special fashion show for some of our adorable adoptables

Biscuit toss contest

Great food for you and your pet in our food court


Pets are WELCOME to attend but they must be well-mannered and on-leash at all times.

Guests with pets will need to sign a waiver upon entry.

Buy Event Tickets HERE
Vendor Info Packet

The Furry Fall Festival is proudly sponsored by: 

Click on their logos to go to their websites to find out more!











Want to support Valley Animal Center and get something cute at the same time? 

Purchase a Rory Plush Lion from Avon using the link below and $8 of your $20 purchase will go directly to our animals! You can pick up your Rory plush at the Avon booth at Furry Fall Festival on October 8, 2017 or after the event in our Administration Office. He comes with a handmade scarf in a variety of colors and patterns, and a Valley Animal Center logo tag! 
Purchase Your Rory Today! Rhonda Velasquez from Avon is also generously donating 20% of purchases made on their other items to Valley Animal Center. Simply click on the link below to go to the site and when entering your information write “VAC” in front of your name (i.e. VAC Melanie). This promotion starts October 1st. 
Avon Fundraiser Site