Airedale Rescue and Adoption of the Delaware Valley
Serving Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey
2018 Air Faire
Oct. 1, 2018 Please join us for our annual celebration on Sunday, October 14th from 11am – 2pm. This rain or shine event celebrating the beloved Airedales adopted and rescued through ARADV will be held at the same location as last year: Vincent Meeting House, 2109 Art School Rd., Chester Springs, PA 19425. Activities include the Airedale Collectible Ornament Christmas Tree Raffle, Blooming’dales (vintage and Airedale-themed items for sale), Airedale games, Best Trick contest, and more! RSVP by Oct. 10th with Deb Ciancarelli email@example.com.
2018 Airedale Collectible Ornament Christmas Tree Raffle
Updated Sep. 25, 2018 ARADV will be raffling off a beautiful Christmas Tree filled with Airedale Ornaments! Raffle drawing will take place at the 2018 Aire Faire event on October 14, 2018. You do not need to be present to win. Tickets are $5 each or 6 for $25 . Click here for detailed information on purchasing tickets and detailed photos of the ornaments.
Available for Adoption – Reese
Sep. 25, 2018 Reese is 7 years 5 months young and weighs 66 pounds; she is a big strong girl. Reese is a very loving Airedale who is looking for a family to join her pack. She came into rescue because her elderly Dad couldn’t physically handle her. Reese is house and crate trained. She needs a fenced yard. With the right family, she will thrive and be a great addition! If you are interested, please complete an application here or email Cindy at Airedalz@comcast.net for more information.
Summer 2018 Newsletter
Aug. 10, 2018 Starting Over features a story about Josey the Airedale, who needed an expensive operation to remove a toy from his belly. His owners couldn’t afford surgery, and ARADV stepped in to help this 18-month-old bundle of energy get the care that he needed. Also included in this edition of our twice-yearly newsletter: information on keeping your dog safe this summer from ticks and rabies; updates on adopted Airedales; and the true WWII story of Ciapek, Airedale Terrier and Mascot of the Polish 305th Bomber Squadron. And, Mary Jo Johnson offers ideas on how you can volunteer to help Airedales in need in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey. Back issues of Starting Over are also available here.
Aire Faire 2018
Aug. 8, 2018 ARADV’s 2018 Aire Faire event will be Sunday, Oct. 14th from 11am-2pm at Vincent Meeting House in Chester Springs, PA. Adopters and their Airedales will come together for a pot luck lunch, Trick Contest, and ‘Dale-related raffles.
Last year we had 25+ Airedales in attendance, some off-leash and some on-leash, all well-behaved and having a great time. Stay tuned for more details, including event registration info. See you in October!
Winter 2017 Newsletter
Jan. 15, 2018 Our lead story follows our three-legged hero, Beau, as he gets adopted and then becomes the star of a pet food commercial! Also included in this edition of Starting Over, ARADV’s twice-yearly newsletter, are updates on other ARADV rescues, a re-cap of the 2017 Aire Faire event, a report from Alexandria, VA on the annual Scottish Walk, and an update on Libre’s Law, a bill that was signed into law that strengthened the laws in Pennsylvania protecting animals from abuse. Back issues of Starting Over are also available here.
Adopted – Beau
Nov. 3, 2017 Airedale Rescue and Adoption of the Delaware Valley is happy to report that this special needs boy has been adopted. Beau is two years old and is a tripod. His right rear leg was amputated when he was six months old, but he doesn’t let it slow him down.
Adopted – Diva
Nov. 1, 2017 The lovely Diva has been adopted! Diva loves life, other dogs, and even cats. She is high energy and does best as an only dog. She is housebroken and takes good care of her squeaky toys.
If you are interested in being considered for Airedale adoption, have a fenced yard, and live in PA, DE, or NJ, please complete an application.
Summer 2017 Newsletter
Aug. 7, 2017 Read about the fantastic Dudlee Meyer, ARADV rescue and therapy dog extraordinAire. Also included in this edition of Starting Over, ARADV’s twice-yearly newsletter, are updates on ARADV rescues, information on dealing with behavioral triggers of adopted dogs, and memorials to adopted Airedales who have recently crossed the rainbow bridge. Plus, read about the “Peanut Express” – the amazing tale of Peanut the Airedale’s trip from the Beaver County Humane Society to his new forever home. ARADV volunteers traveled a total of 660 miles to save this grateful Airedale boy. Back issues of Starting Over are also available here.
July 25, 2017 Read about our most recently adopted Airedales, Angel and Zoe. Visit our blog page to see a recent list of adopted dogs and “Happy Tails” – updates on our amazing rescued Airedales. As Airedales become available for adoption, we also post them to the blog page. For information on applying to adopt a rescued Airedale, please see our Adopting an Airedale page.
Please note: ARADV only places dogs in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. If you live in another state and wish to adopt an Airedale, please go to the Airedale Terrier Club of America’s Rescue and Adoption Committee site to locate a volunteer in your area.
We abide by the policies and guidelines of the Airedale Terrier Club of America Rescue and Adoption Committee.