1st Annual Puppy Bowl and Adoption Event

Down Dog Yoga and Dog Park Bar 51 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC

Touch down at Down Dog on Sunday, 2/13 from 12:00-3:00 to experience Asheville's very own Puppy Bowl! Much like the real thing on Animal Planet, adoptable puppies will take the field to not only score touchdowns, but also score the hearts of their forever families. We are suggesting a $5 donation to attend and hope […]

Barks and Brews at Cellarest

Cellarest Beer Project 395 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC

Join us at Cellarest Beer Project for some barks and brews! There will be adoptable pups and $1 for every Yatta English Mild sold will come back to MPR AVL!

Furever Friends Festival

Wagbar 320 Merrimon Avenue, Weaverville, NC

Join Wagbar and Magoo’s Totally Legit Plants in supporting Mountain Pet Rescue at the first ever Furever Friends Festival adoption event and fundraiser! We have a fun-filled day planned, with music from Deakle Matter, a craft market, food from Ayni 51 vegan Peruvian AND Smokee’s Pizza, plus a raffle featuring a huge gift basket full […]

Puppies & Pale Ale at The Whale

The Whale 507 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC

Join MPR AVL and Sierra Nevada during Asheville Beer Week at The Whale Asheville! In addition to adoptable pups, The Whale will be featuring Pale Ale firkins, Summerfest, Southern Gothic, Asheville Beer Week Saison, American Black Ale, and classic Pale Ale 16oz cans. Expect a fun raffle too that will benefit the animals in our […]

The Zen of Zin Fundraising and Adoption Event

Metro Wines 169 Charlotte Street, Asheville, NC

Please join MPR AVL at Metro Wines on Wednesday, June 22 from 4:00-7:00 pm for an adoption and fundraising event! In addition to adoptable pups, you will be able to meet the iconic winemaker, Carol Shelton, and taste her wines "on the house." The owners of MetroWines will also be donating the dollar total of […]

MPR AVL Alumni Event & Doggie Pool Pawty

Down Dog Yoga and Dog Park Bar 51 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC

Calling all MPR Alumni to join us for our Dog Days of Summer Pool Pawty at Down Dog! There will be dog pools, hard root beer floats, gift basket raffles (sponsored by Ginger's Revenge), FREE sandwiches from Jimmy John's, plus adoptable pups! Come celebrate the 1st days of summer with us!

Barks and Brunch

The West End 757 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC

Join us at The West End on Saturday, 7/9 from 10:00 am-1:00 pm for an adoption event! There will also be live music and drink specials with proceeds coming back to our rescue! Come enjoy brunch and bevs with some of MPR AVL's cutest barkers and maybe take home your forever brunch buddy!

Fall for Paws

Second Gear 99 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC

Join us for the 1st Annual Fall for Paws Fundraising and Adoption Event! This fun, family and pet friendly afternoon will give you a chance to: -Tie-dye your own MPR AVL t-shirt (kid sizes available!) -Get fairy hair and/or your face painted -Decorate a treat for your pup or make them a custom pup cup […]

Barks, Boos & Brews

Catawba South Slope 32 Banks Avenue, Asheville, NC

Join us at Catawba South Slope for Barks, Boos and Brews, our 3rd annual in-person dog costume contest and fundraiser! If you want to enter your dog into the contest, then you can sign up at the event no later than 3:00 pm. It’s $5 per dog to enter the contest and all the money […]

MPR AVL’s 5th Birthday Pawty

The Grey Eagle 185 Clingman Ave, Asheville, NC

MPR is turning 5 on Tuesday, 11/1 and what better way to celebrate than with tacos, adoptable pups and our animal loving community! Join us at the Grey Eagle Taqueria for all of the above, where proceeds from taco and beer sales will be coming back to our rescue! Talk about a birthday wish coming […]

MPR AVL Alumni Event

Down Dog Yoga and Dog Park Bar 51 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC

Are you one of the lucky ones that adopted their furry friend from MPR AVL? If so, please join us Saturday, 11/5 from 1:00-4:00 at Down Dog for an "alumni" event! We receive lots of requests to connect pups with their siblings, so this will be a great way for all of us to reconnect […]

Dog Video Fest & Adoption Event

Grail Moviehouse 17 Foundy Street, Asheville, NC

Grail Moviehouse will be featuring Dog Video Fest on 11/12 and 11/13 and a portion of ticket sales will be coming back to MPR! We will also be posting up there with adoptable pups and merch on the 13th! Dog Video fest is a film compilation celebration of dogs! See a curated compilation reel of […]