Events

Join us for events full of fun and you’ll be making a difference for pets in need!

Walk for the Animals at Barktober Fest

Walk for the animals at Barktober fest

Saturday, September 28th, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

You can be a hero for pets in need! Join us for Rochester’s largest pet-friendly walk and festival supporting homeless and abused pets in our community. Form a tail-waggin’ team, fundraise for pets in need, and enjoy the festivities on the grounds of Lollypop Farm!

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Tack Sale

Tack Sale

Saturday, October 5th, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Add to your tack trunk and benefit horses in need! All sales will directly benefit the horses in need of new homes at Lollypop Farm. Donations of items no longer used are welcome, and will be included in the sales. Rain or shine!

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Wild Goose Chase

The Inaugural Lollypop Farm Professionals Wild Goose Chase

Saturday, October 5th, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Join the Lollypop Farm Professionals for the First Ever Wild Goose Chase Scavenger Hunt! Each team (up to 5 people), will walk, run, or waddle around the Neighborhood of the Arts answering riddles, taking selfies, and completing challenges to win one of three prize baskets!

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Community Cats 101

Community Cats 101

Wednesday, October 16th, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Join us to learn how to support our community cats. Working or feral cats may not be ideal house pets but they deserve to live healthy and full lives, while keeping their populations controlled. You can help keep feline friends in your neighborhood safe by becoming a feral cat caretaker. You’ll learn from Lollypop experts about TNVR, cat shelters, colony care, and more!

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Round Pen Clinic

Round Pen & Connection Clinic

Saturday, October 19th, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Join Lollypop Farm Equine manager, Steve Stevens for a fun morning of connection work! You will learn the round pen skills you need to improve communication between you and your horse. This clinic will be groundwork only. Steve will be working with one participant in the round pen at a time. Skills will include join us exercises as well as lunging and movement at liberty.

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Service Learning Saturday

Service Learning Saturday

Saturday, October 19th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

If you’re in grades 6-12, join us at Lollypop Farm for a great monthly opportunity that comes with the satisfaction of helping others! You may create a variety of enrichment toys, devise adoption promotion materials, and participate in keeping the shelter grounds tidy — not to mention get some hands-on animal socialization time!

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Tails and Treats

Tails and Treats

Saturday, October 26th, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Win prizes and have fun! Enjoy trick-or-treating with the animals, spooky animal facts, face painting, games, a bounce house, and more.

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Animal Crimes Conference

Third Annual Animal Crimes Conference

Saturday, November 9th, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

Investigating and prosecuting animal cruelty relies on critical collaborations throughout the community. Participants will learn from local experts in the field about NY laws and the process of investigating and prosecuting animal crimes.

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Service Learning Saturday

Service Learning Saturday

Saturday, November 16th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

If you’re in grades 6-12, join us at Lollypop Farm for a great monthly opportunity that comes with the satisfaction of helping others! You may create a variety of enrichment toys, devise adoption promotion materials, and participate in keeping the shelter grounds tidy — not to mention get some hands-on animal socialization time!

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Pet First Aid + CPR

Saturday, November 16th, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

According to the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) 1-out-of-4 more pets would survive, if just one pet first aid technique was applied prior to getting emergency veterinary care. Learn how you can help your pet in an emergency.

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Animal Tales Story Time

Animal Tales Story Time

Every Friday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Pull up a fluffy pillow and join us for our “Animal Tales” drop-in story time. We’ll introduce you to some of our favorite animal-themed storybooks and songs! Free to attend; registration is not required.

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Dog Training Classes

Dog Training Classes

Now Enrolling

Dog training classes are now enrolling at Lollypop Farm and our other training locations. Classing now enrolling include puppy head start, basic manners, and more!

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