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Saturday, November 23, 2019

BRHA 2019 Festival of Wreaths

Mark your calendars for a festive evening to begin the holiday season! Doors will open at 5:30pm at the beautiful Daly Mansion. and partygoers will be treated to delicious Hors D’oeuvres & Decadent Desserts, entertaining games of chance, silent & live auctions, along with an array of awesome retail sale gifts to fill your holiday gift lists. This event has limited seating and has been a sell out the last three years! Advanced paid reservations at $35 each are being taken now by calling (406) 363-5311 or can be purchased at the shelter located at 262 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton.

BRHA 2020 Calendar Front

Through December 31, 2019

2020 BRHA Calendars

2020 BRHA Calendar featuring awesome photos, by photographers Barbara Garten & Robin Dewey, of our wonderful BRHA guests who have found their forever homes.  At only $15 each, be sure to get one for yourself and for all those folks on your holiday gift list too! On sale now at the shelter and at these Hamilton businesses:  Wild About Pets, Artisans On Second, Stone Cottage, Paper Clip, Sapphire Lutheran Homes and Lakeland Feed.


Entire Month of December

Paws to Remember

Light a bulb on the BRHA Pet Remembrance Tree in honor or memory of your special companion(s). Bulbs are $5 each and can be purchased by mail or in person at the shelter beginning Friday, November 29th.


Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 Online and at the shelter as we celebrate a global day of giving! We need you to help us help all the critters that come through our doors seeking safety, plenty to eat, a warm bed, love and a “Place to call home before they find their forever home”.


Saturday, December 7, 2019

Cookie Walk, Bake Sale & More

This years event is being held at the spacious St. Francis Pastoral Life Center, 411 S. 5th Street in Hamilton. Doors will open at 10am and as always, it’s a good idea to come early since the event has been a sell out for the past three years! Talented bakers will be showing off their talents with an array of cookies in every shape, size & flavor along with other taste tempting baked goods. Shoppers will also be treated to a wonderful selection of gift items surely to fit all their holiday gift lists!