February 18, 2020

When Pawtastic Friends started in 2016, it started because a group of volunteers wanted to do more to help our furry friends. As we look back, we still can't believe what Pawtastic Friends has become to so many pups, to our wonderful rescue partners, to the most amazin...

February 13, 2020

Sometimes in the darkest hours when all hope is lost and you feel defeat, that fire in your heart reminds you that you must never give up. Tank was one of many dogs needing rescue transfer last year. I arranged for Shannon, Chelsea, and I to meet the dogs in person......

February 4, 2020

Love is in the air with our countdown to Valentine's Day. Check out some of our eligible bachelors and bachelorettes sporting their Valentine scarfs compliments of Dog Scarfs by Sandy. Follow us every day on our facebook page, as we share a tidbit about one of our dese...

January 14, 2020

The Las Vegas community is made up of many local businesses that go above and beyond to support so many different causes. 

Pawtastoc Friends is so lucky to have some amazing community partners, one of them being Camp Bow Wow Las Vegas. This amazing group put together a...

January 7, 2020

Are you ready to rock around the clock? Are you ready to bop till you drop? Were you born to hand jive baby? Get your poodle skirts out, your leather jackets shined up, and your lettermen sweaters dusted off. We are gonna go back, way back all for a good cause. Join us...

December 22, 2019

Thank you to Boyd Gaming for an amazing morning at the Suncoast Casino for Boyd Gaming Trees of Hope awards ceremony. Congratulations to all of the amazing charities that participated. You are inspiring in the many avenues of work that you provide to our community. Tha...

December 2, 2019

What better way to welcome December, then a holiday event to showcase some amazing, adoptable scholars, some talented, local vendors, and the one and only Santa. It was a super Sunday. So many came out to support. As the day went by seven times,  I watched in awe at a...

November 26, 2019

We are only 5 days away from our amazing end of the year event, Hope For The Holidays. This Sunday December 1st is your chance to come and meet adoptable Pawtastic Friends Enrichment Training Scholarship recipients and make them part of your family. You will be able to...

November 22, 2019

My Story of Faith and Gratitude by Maria Licata


I first met Pawtastic Friends founders Michael and Melissa Novelli in the Spring of 2017 through volunteering at a local shelter. I had moved to Las Vegas 2 years prior from California and was having a very difficult time...

November 19, 2019

There is something in each and everyone of us that makes us special... a heart of gold, a unique talent, an ear to listen, or a passion to make a difference. Through the years, we have been lucky enough to meet lots of people that truly have inspired us in many differe...

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