Leo’s Helping Paws provides financial Assistance to dog rescue groups in Pennsylvania and neighboring states, for veterinary care, with a primary focus on puppy mill dogs, in addition to abused and neglected dogs, and to educate the community about puppy mills. To aid in this mission, the Corporation may make grants from time to time to other non-profit organizations. We are an all-volunteer organization.


April 15: Spring Easter and Bone Hunt for Canines – Godfrey’s Welcome to Dogdom, 4567 New Holland Road, Mohnton – 10am to 4pm – $5 Donation per dog

April 23: Dr. Ugur Salli of Valley Animal Hospital in Palmyra will be Running a 26 Mile Marathon in Rehoboth Beach. Dr. Salli’s Goal is to raise $2000 from supporters to donate to Leo’s Helping Paws.

April 23: Bake Sale and Hot Dogs! Ephrata Pet Valu, 108 N. Reading Road, Ephrata. – 10am – 2pm

April 23: Bake Sale and Raffles, Willow Street Pet Valu, 2600 Willow Street Pike – 11am – 3pm.

April 25: Iron Hill Brewery 20% Giveback, 781 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster. – 11:30am – 11:00pm. Please Visit our Facebook Page for Coupon.

June 10: Huge Bake Sale to Benefit Leo’s Helping Paws at Weaver’s Market, 2610 N. Reading Road, Denver, PA 9am

June 25: Lancaster Pride Fest. Binn’s Park, Lancaster, Pa. 12-6pm

July 16: “Pancakes for Puppies” and Leo’s Helping Paws Anniversary Celebration. Pancake Farm Restaurant, 1032 S. State St. Ephrata, Pa.

September 4: Leo’s Labor Day Yard Sale. 1284 Wheatland Ave. Lancaster, Pa 8am-1pm

September 17: Puppymill Awareness Day. A Day of Hope for the Mill Dogs. 901 Buchanan Ave, Lancaster, Pa 10am-3pm

September 30: -“Paws in the Park” Lititz Springs Park. Lititz, Pa. 11am-3pm
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October 22: “Bow Wow Bingo” Ephrata Recreation Center, 130 S. Academy Dr. Ephrata, Pa. Doors open at 11:30. Tickets $25

November 17: Lancaster Community Foundations “Extraordinary Give”. Please consider donating to Leo’s Helping Paws during this one day of online donating to non-profits in Lancaster County.


There are a number of ways you can support the Leo’s Helping Paws mission.

At Leo’s Helping Paws, we are focused on reaching out to small non-profit all-volunteer rescues that do not have the resources to pay for expensive medical care. We help those rescues pay for the care and healing of dogs in need.

Here’s what we’ve been up to this year.

There Are
Dedicated Leo's Volunteers
So Far we have Helped
Dogs with Medical Expenses
We Gave Rescues
In Grants since 2014


No donation is too small and making your donation through PayPal is fast and easy.

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We are focused on reaching out to small non-profit all-volunteer rescues that do not have the resources to pay for expensive medical care. We help those rescues pay for the care and healing of dogs in need.

Grants are considered to smaller rescues who are faced with the burden of high veterinary bills. WE DO NOT GIVE GRANTS TO BREEDERS, SELLERS OF ANIMALS, OR ORGANIZATIONS THAT ARE NOT 100% VOLUNTEER!
Grants are available to rescues located in Pennsylvania and bordering states only.

Applying for a grant is simple. Click the button below, complete the form and click submit. A Leo’s representative will be in touch to discuss your application.

Apply for a Grant


Mailing Address

Leos’ Helping Paws, Inc.
1284 Wheatland Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603



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