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2nd Annual Bully Blitz 5K & Dog Walk

We are excited to announce our 2nd Bully Blitz 5K and 1 Mile Dog Walk! Whether you are a seasoned runner or just looking to take a stroll with your pup while supporting a great cause, we hope you will join us.

Saturday, May 18th, 2018

  • Day of registration: 7:30am – 8:45am
  • 5K Race start time: 9:15am
  • Dog walk starts promptly at 9:00am

Shank Park, 850 Bullfrog Valley Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036


  • For runners
    • $25 prior to May 4th (includes t-shirt and bandanna)
    • $30 after May 4th and the day of the event (includes t-shirt and bandanna while supplies last)
  • For 1 Mile Dog Walk
    • $20 (includes t-shirt and bandanna for registration before May 4th)

Please use the link below to register online:

Prizes: in the categories below will be announced at 10:15am

  • 1st and 2nd place male and female overall finishers
    • cash prize & free 2020 registration
  • 1st and 2nd place from each of the following age brackets:
    • 14 & under
    • 15-19
    • 20-29
    • 30-39
    • 40-49
    • 50-59
    • 60 & over

Pre-race packet pick up:
Friday, May 17th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Playful Pups Retreat, 850 Milton Grove Road North, Elizabethtown, PA 17022

Dogs are welcome to participate in both events! All dogs must be up to date on vaccines, friendly with people and other dogs, and safe for regular exercise. One dog per participant. NO retractable leashes allowed.

Please help us make this event a success – all proceeds go directly to the care of our pups!

Bark for Life

The American Cancer Society Bark For LifeTM is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer.

By supporting Bark For Life, you help the American Cancer Society save lives, and that helps us move closer to our ultimate goal of a world with less cancer and more birthdays.

So bring your best canine friend and join us for a fun-filled day starting with a walk, and then continuing with demonstrations, contests, and games.

3rd Annual Chicken BBQ

Please join us for the PLP 3rd Annual Chicken BBQ and adoption event on Sunday, August 26th, at the Linglestown Fire Company – Woohoo!

We will have a limited number of chicken BBQ dinners the day of the event so we strongly encourage you to pre-order! You can do so by purchasing a ticket via PayPal using the link below, which can also be found on our website and Facebook page. When pre-ordering, please note that the donation is for the chicken BBQ, as well as how many meals you are purchasing. Once the meals are paid for, your receipt will be your ticket! All pre-purchased meals must be picked up by 1:00pm the day of the BBQ. We will also have soup – chicken corn soup and a limited supply of ham and bean.

This fun day will include:

• $9/per BBQ dinner includes half chicken, baked potato, roll, applesauce, and a beverage

• Chicken corn soup and ham & bean – available by the quart and by the gallon
• Meet some of our awesome adoptable dogs!

• We will have whoopie pies for sale!

• Lots of great raffle items – winners will be drawn at 2:00pm

• Lots of great items for sale!

To pre-purchase tickets –

Don’t forget to mark your calendar for August 26th because you won’t want to miss this!

Linglestown Fire Company
5901 Linglestown Road
Harrisburg, PA 17112

All proceeds raised will benefit PLP’s veterinary fund for the dogs in our care!

Little Dippers Fundraiser

What’s better on a hot summer day then a few scoops of yummy ice cream? How about ice cream, adoptable pups, and supporting a great cause?!?!

Join us as we host our 2nd annual fundraiser for Pitties.Love.Peace on June 16th. We will be donating 10% of all sales that day to the rescue. Pitties. Love. Peace will be here from 4-8pm selling some of their awesome merchandise and they will have a few adoptable dogs here as well. Come out and enjoy the sunshine, meet some friendly pups and support a great cause! 🐕🍦

Muttinee for Animal Rescue

It’s time again for Shank’s annual fundraiser for local no kill animal shelters. Live music with The Justin Angelo Band. Auction items too. In the back yard you can visit with: Cockers Across PA, Pitties Love Peace, Therapy Pigs, 2nd Chance for Life and Operation Scarlet. Also: Heim’s Food Truck. Doors open at 12 noon. Please send us a message if you would like to donate to our cause.

We hope you’ll join us for this awesome event, hosted by Shank’s Tavern!

Bully Blitz 5K & 1 Mile Dog Walk

We are excited to announce our first ever Bully Blitz 5K and 1 Mile Dog Walk!

Whether you are a seasoned runner or just looking to take a stroll with your pup while supporting a great cause, we hope you will join us! Proceeds benefit Pitties.Love.Peace’s Veterinary Fund to help cover the costs associated with rescue & efforts.

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

9:15 am

Event Location:

Shank Park
Bullfrog Valley Road
Hummelstown, PA 17036

Get directions here | Nature Trail Map here

Participation Options:

  • Runners:

    • $25 prior to April 20th (includes t-shirt)
    • $30 after April 20th and the day of the event (includes t-shirt*)
  • 1-Mile Dog Walk:

    • $15 (includes doggie bandanna and goodie bag*)


  • will be announced at 10:15 am
    • 1st and 2nd place
      • male and female overall finishers
        • cash prize & free 2019 registration
    • 1st and 2nd place from each of the following age brackets:
      • 14 & under
      • 15-19
      • 20-29
      • 30-39
      • 40-49
      • 50-59
      • 60 & over


  • Online Pre-Registration

    • use Event Website URL below
  • Register the Day of the Event

    • 7:00am – 8:45am

Pre-race packet pick-up:

Friday, May 4th from 6 – 8:00 pm

Playful Pups Retreat
850 Milton Grove Road North
Elizabethtown, PA 17022

Dogs are welcome to participate in both events!

Thank you for your support!

*while quantities last

Friendly’s Fundraiser, Thursday, December 14th

Please join us for some yummy food and ice cream to support a great cause!

Thursday, December 14th, 2017
4pm – 9pm
Dine at this location and 10% of your bill will be donated to Pitties.Love.Peace.

Friendly’s, 4601 High Pointe Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111.
(near Target, JCPenney’s & Chili’s off Eisenhour Blvd.)

Proceeds benefit our veterinary fund and the dogs in our care.

We hope to see you there!

Thank you to our diehard friends, fellow advocates and crazy dog people, we couldn’t do it without you! ????❤

Please share the event with friends and family, so we can continue to raise funds for our pups!

If you cannot make the event, you can always make a donation on our website under the “Support Us” tab or here

2nd Annual Pancakes for Pitties – Hershey

2nd Annual Pancakes for Pitties Breakfast

Saturday, December 9th, 2017


Brownstone Masonic Temple Association, Hershey

Please join us for a delicious pancake breakfast and more on December 9th! We will have lots of goodies for sale to help you find the perfect holiday gift for the animal lovers in your life, as well as pet photo with Santa himself from 10am – 1pm. Please see below for more info and invite your friends and family. We hope to see you there!!!

Pancake Breakfast – 7am – 11am
Includes pancakes, sausage, fruit juices, and coffee
Cost – $7.50 for adults, $3 for children (ages 2-10)

Pet photos with Santa – 10am – 1pm
Cost – $10

Holiday shopping all day from 7am – 1pm!

All proceeds with benefit Pitties.Love.Peace and the dogs in our care.

It’s A Pet’s Life Festival – Lititz

Saturday, October 21, 2017


Charles F. Snyder Funeral Homes
3110 Lititz Pike
Lititz, Pennsylvania 17543

Come celebrate your pet’s life with Lancaster County Pet Magazine and Charles F. Snyder Funeral Homes and Crematory
Proceeds go to your rescue organization of choice
Rescue groups will provide bins/ jar to collect donations.

Enjoy crafts
Activities such as a Jump Castle
Lure Coursing
Pet Costume Contest
Best Pet tricks
Pet Parade
Face Painting
Live DJ
Temporary Tattoos,
Food Trucks
Kissing Booth and much more!
Micro-chipping provided by Furever Home Adoption.

For vendor registration and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Pamela Kopp at 717-682-5866.

Fall Pet Adopt-A-Thon – Mechanicsburg

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

10 AM-2 PM

Presented by Benny’s Pet Foundation & Hosted by Benny’s Pet Depot

5202 Simpson Ferry Rd
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17050

There will be many local pet rescues and pet related vendors at the event. Come out and meet your new best friend!
– K-9 Demonstration by Lower Allen Township Police Department.
– There will be a Food Table featuring Homemade Soups & many other items and a Bake Sale!
– All proceeds from the Food Table will go to the rescues at the event.
– There will be a Low Cost Vaccine Clinic for Cats & Dogs
– Pet Photos by Lori’s Photography
– Raffles, 50/50 Drawing, Spin the Wheel – proceeds benefit rescues in attendance
– Plenty of FREE Samples for our Furry Friends!
– Blood Drive with the Central PA Blood Bank
– Pet-Related Vendors & Merchandise
– Storewide Customer Appreciation Sale!

Rain or Shine Event
Free Parking