Events

Upcoming Events

24th March 2024
Puppies, Pilates, + Prosecco 2024!

Location: Wrigley Mansion 2501 E Telawa Trail, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Time: 10 AM – 12 PM on March 24th, 2024.

Puppies, Pilates, + Prosecco is back at the beautiful Wrigley Mansion!  Enjoy a 30-minute Pilates class with free-roaming puppies smothering you in kisses while you get your burn on!  Outside on the garden terrace, sip mimosas, browse vendor booths, participate in our raffle, and snuggle puppies surrounded by the beautiful grounds of the mansion.

The event runs from 10:00AM-12:00PM.  We will have 2 class times available, 10:00AM and 11:00AM.  Doors open at 10:00AM, so you can shop and sip first, or jump right into class and shop afterwards.  Please choose your class time in the form below.  

*This event is for ages 21+, no refunds are available. ID check upon entry.

PPP 2024

  • Join us for a 30 minute Pilates class with free roaming puppies smothering you in kisses while you get your burn on! The class will be followed by sipping mimosas, browsing vendor booths, participating in our raffle, and snuggling puppies! Your ticket includes the Pilates class, puppy snuggles, two drink tickets, coffee/tea, and light snacks.
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31st December 2024
ATR Event PASS

🌟Introducing the All-New 2024 ATR 365 Pass: Your Ticket to Pawsome Experiences!🌟

Unlock a world of tail-wagging fun with the exclusive ATR 365 Pass! Say goodbye to FOMO and hello to unlimited access to all ATR-hosted events, including wildly popular events such as: Puppies, Pilates + Prosecco and our monthly puppy yoga classes. This pass is your golden ticket to a year filled with furry friends, fitness, and fabulous moments! Don’t miss out on the excitement – get your ATR 365 Pass now and embark on a journey of pure pet-perfection!

What’s Included in Your ATR Event Pass?

Free Admission to ATR-Hosted Events: Free Admission to ATR-Hosted Events: Dive into the ultimate dog-loving experience with complimentary entry to our signature spring event, Puppies, Pilates + Prosecco, along with the zen-inducing monthly puppy yoga classes – your pass ensures you never miss a moment of joy.

🎁 10% Off at the Front Desk: Flash your ATR 365 Pass number at our front desk and enjoy an exclusive 10% discount on all merchandise and adoption fees. It’s not just a pass; it’s your key to savings on everything from cute pet accessories to the potential addition of a furry friend to your family.

🎉 The Perfect Gift: Share the love and gift the ATR 365 Pass to friends, family, or even yourself! Celebrate birthdays, holidays, or just because with a present that keeps on giving – a year of unforgettable experiences and heartwarming memories.

🐾 Join the ATR Community: The ATR Event Pass isn’t just a ticket; it’s an invitation to join our vibrant community of dog lovers. Connect with like-minded individuals, share stories, and create lasting friendships – all while surrounded by the warmth of wagging tails.

📆A year of Happiness: With the ATR Event Pass, every day is a day to celebrate the joy of the dogs we all love so dearly. This pass guarantees a year filled with laughter, love, and unforgettable moments. In the year 2024, we are even adding that extra day (happy early Leap Year) totally free! 😉

🎟️ Make 2024 the year of endless smiles and wagging tails – grab your ATR Event Pass and let the adventure begin!

6th March 2024
Paws + Reflect Puppy Yoga Series


Location: Almost There Rescue, 2611 E Indian School Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85016

Time: 6 PM – 7 PM

ATR’s Paws + Reflect Puppy Yoga series on the first Wednesday of every month!

Join us for a 30 minute flow with free roaming puppies! All ages and abilities are welcome.  Spots are limited so don’t miss out!

Participating in the fun also supports ATR’s life-saving work! Thank you!

Paws + Reflect Puppy Yoga Series

  • You will not receive a digital or paper ticket; instead, your name and ticket quantity will be added to our guest list. This event is for all ages and abilities. Participating in the fun also supports ATR’s life-saving work! Thank you! All proceeds benefit Almost There Rescue, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. No refunds permitted.
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Past Events

ATR Holiday Cards

Looking for that paw-fect last-minute gift that spreads joy and makes tails wag? Send a virtual ATR holiday card to your friends! For a $10 donation, we will email a virtual holiday card to your loved ones. You can add a customized message and choose which adoptable ATR dog is featured on the card! Plus, each recipient gets 10% off at our dog supply shop!

When you purchase this holiday card, you’re not just sending warm wishes, you’re also helping rescue dogs find their furever homes and supporting our mission. This card is also an invitation to join a cause that matters. Your friends will learn about our incredible mission and how they too can get involved! This special offer only lasts until the 22nd, so hurry and purchase your holiday card now!

Ordering is easy:
Choose an adorable shelter dog to feature on your card (Bogey, Fate, Phil, Grimsby, Candyland, Pellegrino, Bo or misc. puppies)
Add your personalized message (under 350 characters)
Submit your donation and fill out the information.
We will email your loved one the holiday card!

Happy Holidays from ATR! Thanks for helping us spread joy this season!

Furever Friends Fall Festival

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Vanity Fur 2023

A soirée, at the historical Wrigley Mansion
Friday November 3
7 pm – 11:00 pm

Chers amis, Almost There Rescue is delighted to announce: Vanity Fur, a soirée, at the historic Wrigley Mansion!

All proceeds from this swanky soirée benefit Almost There: A Mom + Pups Rescue. With each ticket, you help us save more homeless mamas + their pups. 

*This is a 21+ event.

Vanity Fur 2023

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    Get your glam on and drink, schmooze, and snuggle puppies to save lives! Vanity Fur is a soiree not to be missed! Participating in the fun also supports ATR’s life-saving work! Thank you! All proceeds benefit Almost There Rescue, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. No refunds permitted.
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Breathing Paws

Tuesday, August 15, 6pm

Breathing Paws

  • You will not receive a digital or paper ticket; instead, your name and ticket quantity will be added to our guest list. This event is for all ages and abilities. Participating in the fun also supports ATR’s life-saving work! Thank you! All proceeds benefit Almost There Rescue, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. No refunds permitted.
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Mums + Mutts

May 14, 2023 / 9:00 AM

Calling all moms, dog moms, and animal lovers!  Join us this Mother’s Day, May 14th, at Almost There Rescue in Phoenix for Mums and Mutts – an event that’s all about celebrating the amazing bond between mamas and their babies – both human and furry – while supporting shelter dogs in need!  Get your sweat on with a HITT class, find your zen with a meditation and breathwork class, shop local vendors, sip on coffee from the coffee truck, get creative with crafts, test your knowledge with trivia, snap some adorable photos with your fur baby, indulge in a delicious bake sale, and most importantly, meet our adoptable mama dogs and puppies who need a loving home!  Come on out and make a difference in the lives of these precious animals.  See you there! 

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Puppies, Pilates, + Prosecco (Spring 2023! Class time: 11:00 am)

Location: Wrigley Mansion 2501 E Telawa Trail, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Time: 10 AM – 12 PM **11AM class time**

SOLD OUT!

Puppies, Pilates, + Prosecco is back at the beautiful Wrigley Mansion! Enjoy a 30-minute Pilates class with free-roaming puppies smothering you in kisses while you get your burn on! The class will be followed by sipping mimosas, browsing vendor booths, participating in our raffle, and snuggling puppies!

Doors open at 10:00 am and class starts at 11:00 am!)

*This event is for ages 21+, no refunds are available. ID check upon entry.

Puppies, Pilates, + Prosecco (Spring 2023! Class time: 10:00 am)

Location: Wrigley Mansion 2501 E Telawa Trail, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Time: 10 AM – 12 PM **10 AM class time**

SOLD OUT!

Puppies, Pilates, + Prosecco is back at the beautiful Wrigley Mansion! Enjoy a 30-minute Pilates class with free-roaming puppies smothering you in kisses while you get your burn on! The class will be followed by sipping mimosas, browsing vendor booths, participating in our raffle, and snuggling puppies!

*This event is for ages 21+, no refunds are available. ID check upon entry.

Doors open at 10:00 am and class starts shortly after!)

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Pooches + Smooches

February 5, 2023 / 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Mark your calendars for Pooches + Smooches on February 5th at 10:00 am! Join us for a fun-filled day with local vendors, a coffee truck, a puppy kissing booth, valentine’s crafts, bake sale goodies for you and your furry loved one, a “Puppy Bowl” competition, training demonstrations, blood pressure & wellness checks, puppy snuggles, photography sessions, and more! All of this, plus our mama dogs and the Pinocchio litter will be available to adopt! 🥰 This will all take place right at our facility in Phoenix. Family, friends, children, and social + vaccinated dogs are all encouraged to come! We can’t wait to see you there!

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Phoenix Suns vs. Boston Celtics Featuring ATR

Footprint Center 201 E Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
8:00 pm

Help us Rally the Valley at the Sun’s game, Wednesday, December 7th against the Celtics! ATR is the featured charity and there will be adorable rescue puppies for you to cuddle with before the game. We would love to see you in the crowd supporting the Suns and your favorite Mom + Pups rescue!

We are so excited to be working with the Phoenix Suns and can’t wait to cheer them on while they highlight ATR! See you there!

Email events@almostthererescue.org for tickets! (Limited quantity available)

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Shopping Extravaganza!

Outlets at Anthem 4250 W Anthem Way, Phoenix, AZ 85086
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for a fun day of shopping supporting your favorite non-profit! Tickets for this event are $15 each, which gives you access to exclusive discounts & activities, in-store prizes and raffles, and entertainment! Plus, 100% of the ticket sales go to ATR to help us save more pups! Buy your tickets at the front desk or Buy Tickets HERE!

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X Life Properties in Downtown Phoenix

X Life Properties 200 W Monroe St Phoenix, AZ 85003
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

X Phoenix, a new community living and pet friendly apartment complex in downtown Phoenix is hosting an event for us to help raise funds and awareness for the shelter. Come check out this cool new space, snuggle with pups, and meet new people.

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Paws + Reflect


Location: Almost There Rescue, 2611 E Indian School Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85016

Time: 11 AM – 12 PM

Enjoy a 30 minute yoga class with free roaming puppies smothering you in kisses while you downward dog, puppy pose, and laugh till your sides hurt! All fitness and experience levels are welcome. Kids can participate too! The class will be followed by a raffle drawing, puppy photo opportunities, and snuggling adorable puppies! Light refreshments will also be provided.

Spots are limited so don’t miss out!

This event is for all ages and abilities. Participating in the fun also supports ATR’s life-saving work! Thank you!

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Puppies, Pilates, + Prosecco (Winter 2022!)

Location: Wrigley Mansion 2501 E Telawa Trail, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Time: 10 AM – 12 PM

Puppies, Pilates, + Prosecco is back at the beautiful Wrigley Mansion! Enjoy a 30-minute Pilates class with free-roaming puppies smothering you in kisses while you get your burn on! The class will be followed by sipping mimosas, browsing vendor booths, participating in our raffle, and snuggling puppies!

We sell out in a flash, so don’t miss out!

*This event is for ages 21+, no refunds are available. ID check upon entry.

PPP Tickets

PPP Ticket form

  • Join us for a 30 minute Pilates class with free roaming puppies smothering you in kisses while you get your burn on! The class will be followed by sipping mimosas, browsing vendor booths, participating in our raffle, and snuggling puppies! Your ticket includes the Pilates class, puppy snuggles, two drink tickets, coffee/tea, and light snacks.
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Park + Bark: Anniversary Celebration

December 18, 2021 / 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Join us in our barking lot Saturday, December 18th for a day of adoptions, shopping, and delicious eats! We will be having all of our adoptable adult dogs present, along with some of our rescue partners like MCACC and HannahPearl Rescue, and their adoptable dogs! We will also have new and gently used items for sale, as well as ATR merchandise!

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Vanity Fur 2021

A soirée, at the historical Wrigley Mansion
Thursday November 4
6 pm – 8:30 pm

Chers amis, Almost There Rescue is delighted to announce: Vanity Fur, a soirée, at the historical Wrigley Mansion!

All proceeds from this swanky soirée benefit Almost There: A Mom + Pups Rescue. With each ticket, you help us save more homeless mamas + their pups. 

*This is a 21+ event.

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Puppies, Pilates + Prosecco

Location: Almost There Rescue
Time: 10 AM – 1 PM

Puppies, Pilates, + Prosecco is back! Enjoy a 30 minute Pilates class with free roaming puppies smothering you in kisses while you get your burn on! The class will be followed by sipping mimosas, browsing vendor booths, participating in our raffle, and snuggling puppies!

We sell out in a flash, so don’t miss out!

*This event is for ages 21+, no refunds are available. ID check upon entry.

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Barking Lot Sale

Charity sale in our barking lot!
Saturday October 2
9 am – 12 pm

All proceeds benefit Almost There Rescue, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

For questions, email Vittoriah@AlmostThereRescue.org

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Imagine 2019

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Puppies, Pilates + Prosecco

We are pleased to announce that Puppies, Pilates, + Prosecco will be back and held at our beautiful new facility on August 28, 2021! Enjoy a 30 minute pilates class with free roaming puppies smothering you in kisses while you get your burn on! The class will be followed by sipping mimosas, browsing vendor booths, participating in our raffle, and snuggling puppies!

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Imagine 2018

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Imagine 2017

Singles Social Event

Love was in the air at the Cove’s singles social event of the year, LOVE & PUPPIES June 2019 at the iconic Wrigley Mansion. Event proceeds benefited ATR. Thanks to everyone who supported this fun evening!

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Miles for Mutts

Almost There Rescue is hosting a virtual challenge to log 30 miles or more of activity for the month of November. Choose your passion: running, hiking, biking, you name it! Logging miles with your pup is highly encouraged:)  There will be bonus weekly challenges and prizes as well.  Cute registration bandana is included with every registration and all proceeds go towards Almost There Rescue.  Sign up today following the instructions below.

== INSTRUCTIONS TO JOIN ==

1.Visit https://www.challengehound.com/join/96f81e80-dd87-11ed-99c6-8f602c1ea1ea

2. Click the green “Sign In to Join Challenge” button

3. Sign in to an existing Challenge Hound account, or sign up if you are new to Challenge Hound. You can sign up using your email address or Facebook

4. Now that you are signed in, click the green “Join Challenge” button and confirm you are joining.

5. That’s it! You’ve joined the challenge. You’ll receive an email confirmation with the challenge details.

== HOW TO LOG ACTIVITIES ==

1. You can log activities into Challenge Hound https://www.challengehound.com/activity/new/edit

2. You can connect an App listed on the Apps page and activities will be automatically synced to Challenge Hound. Challenge Hound currently supports Garmin, Under Armour (Map My Run, Map My Walk, Map My Hike, Map My Ride, etc), Fitbit, Coros, and Strava. https://www.challengehound.com/apps

If you connect an app, Challenge Hound will automatically sync applicable activities, so there is no need to manually enter. Whether you manually enter or use an App, you’ll receive an email notification with your challenge status after each activity you log. You can visit Challenge Hound to view your personal challenge dashboard, as well as full challenge leader boards and charts.

== ADDITIONAL SUPPORT ==

Support, FAQs, and How-tos can be found here: https://support.challengehound.com 

What is Challenge Hound? Challenge Hound is a platform used to create and track group challenges. Read more at https://www.challengehound.com

If you have any questions, please email events@almostthererescue.org.  Thank you for supporting our rescue!