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Monthly Volunteer Meetings

Interested in learning about what’s happening at the shelter this month, volunteer opportunities and more? Join us at our monthly Volunteer Meetings held the second Wednesday of each month. Locations alternate between the shelter and local restaurants. Meet new friends, catch up with old ones at our lively and engaging meetings. Check our FACEBOOK PAGE for location details each month.


Annual Events 


Monster Dog Pull

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Alpine Village, McCall

Enter your dog or just come out to cheer for all competitors. Dogs of every type and size are harnessed with sleds based on their weight. Watch all the tactics their human companions use to encourage their dogs to cross the finish line. No experience or equipment needed. 




Bark in the Park

Saturday, June 17, 2017


Ponderosa State Park

A 3k fun walk to raise essential funds for MCPAWS Regional Animal Shelter. Leash up your pooch for a great outing through the scenic meadows and forests of Ponderosa State Park. Post-walk festivities include a picnic lunch, and contests and prizes for you and your best friend. Registration fees includes a Bark in the Park t-shirt, dog bandanna, treats for your dog and picnic lunch.




Auction for the Animals

Summer 2018

Time and date TBD


Please join us for this every-other-year festive fundraiser! MCPAWS' Auction for the Animals features a cocktail reception and elegant buffet dinner, live and silent auctions, and live music. 






Barn Concert with Reckless Kelly!

Sunday, August 6, 2017
3:00pm-8:00 pm
The Barn on Smokey Boulder Road, New Meadows


Reckless Kelly will be rocking the stage under the barn beginning at 5:00pm! Tickets and information are available now. 


Spend an evening in the barn celebrating, dancing, and enjoying the music. There will be outdoor and covered seating, or bring your own chair or blanket. Pack a picnic, bring your friends and your cowboy boots for an evening of good ol' country fun!




Saturday, October 7, 2017
12:00pm-6:00 pm
Alpine Village, McCall


Quickly becoming a favorite fall tradition, this fundraiser features a beer garden, vendor court, live music, raffles, arts and crafts, and a kids’ activity area. Come out and eat, drink, and dance! Oktoberfest is our largest event, and continues to grow each year.  Sponsorship opportunites are available. 



Tails on Trails

Sunday, October 8, 2017


Brundage Mountain Resort


This dog-friendly trail running event offers two distinct routes that will provide runners and their dogs with challenging elevation gains, stunning vistas, and delightful single-track descents on the mountain bike trails of Brundage Mountain Resort. BBQ and beer garden follow the race.