Celebrate With Us!

Calling all party animals!  Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or just because – celebrate with the Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter!  We’ve got a variety of options to ensure you celebrate your special occasion in style.  As if animals-themed celebrations weren’t enough, don’t forget that every dollar raised goes to support the animals of YVAS.  Check out our celebratory offerings below:

Birthday Parties for People & Pets

Whether you’re turning 6 or 60, children and adults both agree that having a party with Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter is a tail-waggin’ good time! 

And who says only humans get to celebrate their birthdays…?  Join us for your pet’s birthday, their gotcha day, or a just-for-fun celebration!

Party Packages for People

Experience a howling good time during your child’s special celebration!  All children’s parties include a two-hour rental of Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter’s Learning Center (2010 Grand Avenue) along with the following activities for up to eight children: 

  • Adopt-a-Stuffy
  • Make a Collar
  • Decorating their Stuffy’s Pet Carrier 
  • Stuffy Vet Check
  • Plus two additional activities of your choosing!

Choose two of the following activities, which are included with your party:

  • Pin the tail on the dog or cat
  • Dog tricks
  • Corn hole
  • Dog obstacle course
  • Simon Says
  • Eat like a dog
  • Sandbox

Double your child’s fun and ask us about these paw-some Add-Ons:

  • Additional guests
  • Digital invitations
  • Cookies
  • Photo backdrop 
  • A visit from a YVAS Animal Ambassador

BASE PACKAGE starting at $200

Party Packages for Pets

The ulti-mutt experience for your pet’s special celebration!  All pet parties include the following:

  • Two-hour rental of Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter’s Learning Center (2010 Grand Avenue)
  • Party hat for the birthday boy/girl
  • Up to five (5) goody bags for your pet’s friends
  • Games for the humans

Double your pet’s fun and ask us about these paw-some Add-Ons:

  • Digital invitations
  • Photo backdrop
  • Agility course
  • Doggy birthday cake
  • Barkuterie board
  • Additional goody bags
  • “Party Animal” bandanas (red or blue)

BASE PACKAGE starting at $100

How To Book



Looking for a unique and memorable way to brighten someone’s day?  Send that special someone a Tail-a-Gram to their home or office!  For $60 you can buy a Tail-a-Gram, which enTAILS: a 20-minute visit by a YVAS animal ambassador (dog or cat), a small balloon bouquet, a YVAS sticker, and a card with a personalized note from you.    

To arrange a Tail-a-Gram, contact us at 406-294-1137 or [email protected].  All proceeds benefit lost and transitioning animals of YVAS! 

All proceeds benefit the lost and transitioning animals of YVAS – click here to arrange for your Tail-a-Gram today!

Send a Personalized Card

Who doesn’t love getting something special in the mail? Now introducing Pet-Pals, our take on pen-pals! Pet-Pals will mail your special someone a “paw”-sitive card on your behalf. All cards include a “signature” pawprint from one of the shelter’s animals along with whatever personalized message you would like us to include. What a purr-fect way to spread some good cheer while supporting shelter animals – click here to order yours today!

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