Events & Fundraisers

Summer Supply Drive

August 1 - 31, 2022

As kitten season continues at a record pace and calls for help for dogs and puppies increase, we need your help to stock our supply closet to get through the season.

And, you have options!

Shop our Amazon Smile wish lists and have items shipped directly to us:


Or, purchase any of the items from our Wish List and drop them off at any upcoming adoption event or fundraiser.  


  • Clumping cat litter

  • Royal Canin Mom & Babycat food

  • Purina One kitten and adult food

  • KMR kitten formula

  • Slow feeders for dogs or cats

  • Marrow bones for dogs

  • Kongs and Kong Wobblers

  • Licki Mats for dogs or cats

  • Spray cheese

  • Braunschweiger

  • Dog-safe peanut butter

  • Zuke’s training treats

  • Pupperoni

  • Beggin’ Strips

  • Nubz dog chews

  • Large and XL collapsible crates

  • Nature’s Miracle

  • 9 Elements laundry detergent

  • Paper towels


Kitten Yoga: Monthly Throughout Summer

Saturday, July 30, 2022: White Lotus Yoga, Washington, Michigan

Join us at 1 p.m. for one hour of yoga with adoptable kittens. You bring the yoga mats, Paws for Life Rescue will provide the kitty cats. All ages welcome. Cost is $30 per person. Proceeds benefit the homeless pets of Paws for Life Rescue. Register online. Check back for yoga dates for August and September.


DC SUPER PETS: Adoption Event & Movie Tix Giveaway

Saturday, August 13, 2022: Petco, Rochester Hills

Meet your next Super Pet! From noon to 3 p.m., visitors to this adoption event receive free movie tickets and swag bag for Warner Bros movie DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-PETS, while supplies last, at Petco, 2675 S Rochester Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307.

RH Petco August Super Pets 2022.jpg

Hound Hike: Adoption Event & Nature Walk

Saturday, October 1, 2022: Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve, Rochester Hills

Adoption event, pet training demos and nature walks from noon - 4 p.m. at Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve, 333 N Hill Cir, Rochester Hills, MI 48307. Meet some of our adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens, take a hike in the woods with them, shop the pop-up shop where all proceeds go directly to PFL animals in need, and learn all about the benefits of positive reinforcement by playing the training game. Leave your pets at home. This one is just for the humans, all ages welcome.


noon - 4 p.m.:

  • Meet your best friend: adoptable dogs, puppies, cats and kittens

  • Pop-up shop of dog beds, cat beds, pet toy boxes, dog and cat holiday ornaments, dog toys and more!

  • Bake sale

  • Pet portraits for a $10 donation per pet per photo. Bring your photos with you or email them in advance to and leave with a one-of-a-kind painting of your fur kids

noon - 12:30 p.m.: Presentation on who we are and what we do

12:30 - 1 p.m.: Nature walk with adoptable dogs

1 - 1:30 p.m.: Intro to positive reinforcement and training game

1:30 - 2 p.m.: Nature walk with adoptable dogs

2 - 2:30 p.m.: Showcase of adoptable pets and adoptable cats walk

2:30 - 3 p.m.: Nature walk with adoptable dogs

3 - 3:30 p.m. - Intro to animal behavior; why they do what they do

3:30 - 4 p.m.: Nature walk with adoptable dogs


Dog Days Arts & Crafts: Shop to Support Homeless Pets 

Saturday, October 8, 2022: MSU Pavilion, Lansing

Get a jump on holiday shopping at the Dog Days free, indoor, arts & crafts event, featuring pet products, handmade, homemade or made-in-Michigan products, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Michigan State University Pavilion, 4301 Farm Lane, Lansing, MI 48910. Paws for Life's booth with include unique dog and cat holiday ornaments, dog beds and Minky blankets, hood scarves, ear muffs, neck wraps and more!


Monthly Adoption Events

Rochester Hills: second Saturday of every month

From noon to 3 p.m., we will have adoptable pets (as available - all of our animals cannot be at every event) at Petco, 2675 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills.

RH Petco second Sat.jpg

Bloomfield Hills: fourth Saturday of every month

From noon to 3 p.m., we will have adoptable pets (as available - all of our animals cannot be at every event) at PetPeople, 6520 Telegraph Rd., Bloomfield Hills. No event in December 2022.

BH PetPeople 4th Sat.jpg