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Current & Upcoming events


Motley Zoo rescue pup Evan Peters

When: Saturday, June 24th, 2023

Where: Pet Supplies Plus - West Seattle

Looking to ADOPT a pet?  Want to learn more about RESCUE and how YOU can get involved?  Come out to Pet Supplies Plus in West Seattle, do some shopping - and meet some of our available Roadies!
We will be there to chat with you about our adoption process, introduce you to some wonderful animals and get the ball rolling to match YOU with your perfect pet.

Old Firehouse Teen Center Meet & Greet with Motley Zoo roadies!
MEET & GREET AT the redmond old firehouse teen center

When: Saturday, June 3rd, 2023

Time: 12:00 - 2:00 PM

Where: Old Redmond Firehouse Teen Center

Come hang out with some of our adoptable roadies for a Meet n Greet event "Goodness Gracious, Great Paws of Fire!" for our friends at The Redmond Old Firehouse Teen Center.


The Old Firehouse Teen Center empowers teens through art and service leadership opportunities.  We are happy to support them and spread the word about our own rescue mission!

Meet & Greet with Motley Zoo rescues at Ounces Taproom

When: Sunday, May 21, 2023

Where: Ounces Taproom (West Seattle)

Come say hi and grab a drink while chilling with adoptable puppies & kittens us (we've got the puppies, and the kittens will be from Beloveds Foundation!!  Ounces has even brought in a special Puppies v Kittens draft beer from Oregon to help celebrate!   As with all of our adoption events, adoptions will not be completed on site / same-day.  This is a meet and greet - our standard adoption process applies!  We can't wait to see you!

Motley Zoo rescue alum Cher with her bad pet drawing!

When: Tuesday, May 2nd through
          Wednesday, May 3rd

Thank you for raising over $36,000 for Motley Zoo - and we hope you guys loved your bad pet portraits. You rock!!

Meet & Greet with adoptable animals from Motley ZOo

Looking to ADOPT a pet?  Want to learn more about RESCUE and how YOU can get involved?  Come out to Pet Supplies Plus in Factoria Mall, do some shopping - and meet some of our available Roadies!
We will be there to chat with you about our adoption process, introduce you to some wonderful animals and get the ball rolling to match YOU with your perfect pet.


When: Saturday, March 25th, 2023

Where: Pet Supplies Plus - Bellevue/Factoria

           3903 Factoria Square Mall SE

           Bellevue, WA 98006

Western Washington Orangetheory Holiday Workout Fundraiser for Motley Zoo!

We know that working out can sometimes be a little ruff - but now you can get your sweat on in support of rescue!  Orangetheory Fitness has 19 locations across Washington state who are all throwing down in a friendly competition to raise lifesaving funds for our mission! Each location is committed to the grind - putting in the work towards their goal of raising the most money for the animals!  

Orangetheory holiday workout fundraiser for motley zoo!

When: December 1-19, 2022

Where: 19 Western Washington Orangetheory locations and online!

Holiday Pet Pawty at Fetch for Motley Zoo

When: Saturday, December 17, 2022

Time: 11:00AM - 2:00PM

Where: Fetch Pet Store Kirkland 

Stop by for a pet-themed holiday party at Fetch Pet Store in downtown Kirkland  Sales from this event will benefit our rescue, and we are so excited!  Not only this, but they will have an awesome holiday photo station - so bring your pups for a fun, last-minute holiday photoshoot, which make for great gifts! Thank you to Fetch, Pup Shoot Dog Photography, MaddieGirl Organics and Linda Bennett from eXp Realty, for sponsoring this fabulously festive event!  

Give Hope for rescue animals during Giving Tuesday 2022
Giving Tuesday 2022

When: Tuesday, November 29th

Time: All day long!

Where: ONLINE!

Giving Tuesday is an international day of giving, designed to bring the world together in the spirit of supporting nonprofits and bettering the world in general.  

You guys raised $34,000 for Motley Zoo in 2022 on Giving Tuesday - THANK YOU!  YOU GUYS ROCK!

Motley Zoo Black Fur-Day Sale

When: Friday, November 25th

          Saturday, November 26th
Where: 16725 Cleveland Street

            Redmond, WA 98052

You may have heard that we are being forced to move out of our Redmond facility by the end of 2022, so that means we need to sell as much as we can of what we have, to reduce inventory / need for storage, and to raise money our rescue desperately needs during this critical crossroads.

Thanksgiving Day Workout Fundraiser for Motley Zoo

Join Heather Mullen (an incredible Motley Zoo adopter and supporter!) for the annual Motley Zoo Thanksgiving Day Workout fundraiser! Your donation gets you an invite to one or both:

  • 8:15am PIE-LATTES CLASS: Mat pilates with a little yoga thrown in.

  • 9:30am TURKEY BURNER: A mix of Cardio Core Strength and Stretch to get you ready for your Thanksgiving festivities or to make up for it. 


When: Thursday, November 24th 

Time: 8:15AM (PIE-LATTES)

        9:30AM (TURKEY BURNER)
Where: ONLINE! (via Zoom - you'll receive an invite with donation / proof of donation to Motley Zoo!)

Kirkland Pumpkins in the Park
Kirkland Pumpkins
In the Park

When: Saturday, October 29th

Where: Marina Park

Come say hi to some of our adoptable roadies! We can't wait to see your fun or spooky costumes - and bring your own pup (or cat) all dressed up - this is a fun Halloween treat! This event is specifically designed for children in costume and is a family-friendly fall harvest festival, including carnival games, vendors, sweet treats, dog costume contest, professional pumpkin carving and more. 

Pet CPR & First Aid Certification Course at Motley Zoo
Pet CPR and First Aid Certification Course

When: Sunday, October 16th
Where: Motley Zoo Studio

Motley Zoo is hosting this incredible class at our mission center in Redmond. Learn how to respond quickly and effectively to your pet in an emergency situation.

Yappy Hour at Suite Lounge Bellevue
YAPPY Hour on the suite lounge patio

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2022

           Tuesday, July 12, 2022

           Tuesday, August 9, 2022

           Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Where: Suite Lounge Patio (first floor of the Hyatt Regency in downtown Bellevue)

Each Tuesday of the month this summer, come hang out with us during Yappy Hour at Suite!  You can meet some of our adoptable roadies, and grab some delicious food and drink - added bonus, drinks made with Tito's go to benefit Motley Zoo!  Paw-some!

Pain in the Grass backstage meet & greet 2022
Pain in the grass 2022

When: Friday, September 2nd

          Saturday, September 3rd

          Sunday, September 4th
Where: White River Amphitheatre


Pain in the Grass is back, and we are stoked to be there for this epic 3-day monster event!  We'll have adoptable roadies to meet and cuddle, merch that supports our rescue, and awesome humans to tell you all about our mission and how you can help!  We can't wait to see all of you rock lovers Labor Day weekend!  Rock on, Rescue on!

Subaru Loves Pets
Meet & greet at the
big northwest Subaru festival (at Dirtfish)

When: Sunday, August 7, 2022
Where: DirtFish Rally School

           7001 396th Street SE

           Snoqualmie, Washington

Come meet some of our adoptable roadies at Big Northwest, a Subaru enthusiast festival held at DirtFish Rally School in Snoqualmie! This dog-friendly event has a variety of activities for dogs, in addition to an all Subaru rallycross, car show, vendors, food, music, prizes, giveaways, etc.! Bring the family!  Through their #SubaruLovesPets initiative, Subaru is committed to helping animals find new homes and keeping them safe and healthy. 

Dog Days of Summer at At Large Brewing
Dog days of summer -
at large brewing 

When: Saturday, July 30, 2022

           Sunday, July 31, 2022      
Where: At Large Brewing

2730 West Marine View Drive

Everett, Washington 98201

This is a 2 day event benefiting rescue! We really enjoyed this event last year, and can't wait to attend again this year! ALL of the proceeds from their special brew that week will go straight to MZAR! So cool!

Meet & greet with adoptable pets at Pure Wag Sammamish

Come meet some of our adoptable roadies during our meet & greet at a paw-some new pet store in Sammamish - PureWag!  Not only will this help socialize our foster animals, it will give the public a chance to meet us and see what our mission is all about!

MEET & GREET at PureWAG - Sammamish

When: Saturday, July 9, 2022      
Where: PureWag

3050 Issaquah-Pine Lake Rd. SE

Sammamish, WA 98075

Meet & Greet at DirtFish 2022

When: Saturday, June 25, 2022      

Event Details: DirtFish Website

Come out for an awesome car-centric event, filled with killer rides, food trucks area helicopter tours, etc - and pets are welcome!  Come hang out with some of our adoptable roadies and learn more about our rescue mission - cars and cuddles - can't beat that on a beautiful summer weekend!

Meet & Greet with Motley Zoo adoptable rescues at Embassy Suites Bellevue
MEET & GREET at THe Embassy Suites-Bellevue happy hour

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2022      
Time: 4:00PM - 6:00PM 

Come meet some of our adoptable roadies during happy hour at the Embassy Suites in Bellevue!  Not only will this help socialize our foster animals, it will give the public a chance to meet us and see what our mission is all about!  

Bark at the Park 2022
Bark at the Park

When: Monday, May 9th, 2022

Take your pup out to the ballgame!  As an added bonus, Motley Zoo will be on site with some of our adoptable animals who can't wait to meet you - and maybe find their forever home/family?  

Give Big & Get Bad 2022

Give Big & Get Bad 2022!
When: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022

            Wednesday, May 4th, 2022

Where: online!

Early giving has already begun!

Raised an INCREDIBLE $45,000 for our rescue mission!  We are so grateful!

Stand Pup Comedy benefitting rescue

Stand Pup Comedy (Virtual) Show
When: Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Join us for the 2nd annual Stand Pup Comedy night to celebrate Motley Zoo's 13th anniversary!

This fun online event features a variety of comedians coming to you straight from their homes to deliver belly-splitting laughs - all while you enjoy from your couch, while delivering belly rubs to your furry friends!

While the comedy reigns, you will "aww" and "ahh" when you get to meet the furry friends of the audience in the kiss and cuddle cam, where viewers introduce you to their furry friends.

Last year we had many Motley Zoo Rock Stars show out and represent our rescue -  and had many fans support our mission - we hope to see you there this time around as well! 

Laugh to save lives - what could be better?

Yarn To The Rescue

Yarn to the Rescue benefitting Motley Zoo!

When: Sunday, January 16, 2022

Time: 11:00AM - 4:00PM

We are excited to host Yarn to the Rescue, an Indie Dyers Market to benefit Motley Zoo, featuring local indie dyers: Loved Ones Yarn, WildStar Fibers, and Serial Knitters DyeHouse. 

Knitters and yarn lovers - come out and shop with 25% of funds raised from purchases and 100% of funds raised from raffle items (yay - a raffle!) go to benefit Motley Zoo!


Raised $3200 for Motley Zoo!!! 


Join Motley Zoo out & about -

or have us at your event!


Motley Zoo attends and hosts many events; so there are many places you can connect with us!


Check out some of our upcoming events on our Facebook page for a schedule of all upcoming events. 


You can have us at your NEXT event!


Need a morale booster for your office or corporate event? How about a wedding shower full of cuddles? Want to make someone's birthday memorable? Or propose to that special someone surrounded by furry friends?


Contact our events coordinator so we can get back to you about planning it!

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