A community event for family members of all ages and K9 family members too!

Raising funds to serve those who served!

Saturday 4 November 2017 

             From 10 am To 5 pm   

Maryland State Fairgrounds- Exhibition Hall

Timonium Rd. & York Rd., Timonium, Maryland 21201

Special guests-

MATTHEW WHITE, 82nd Airborne / Show Your Soft Side ‘Softie’

SHORTY ROSSI, Animal Planet’s ‘Pit Boss’



Bring the whole family… including Fido!

What is Freedom Famfest?

VéRUS for Veterans is a family-focused organization, so all ages are encouraged to attend! This event is also canine friendly!!! Local businesses and vendors will be spread throughout, all which support this great cause. Arts and crafts station for the kids to make a holiday card or letter of support for our military members abroad or Veterans brought home. Bring any food, hygiene products, entertainment and handmade items to add to our care packs being sent to Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines that are deployed overseas via Operation Gratitude. Shorty Rossi, Animal’s ‘Pit Boss’ will be in attendance with his service dog Francis! Food, Face Painting, Silent Auction, Freestyle and disc dog competition, K9 Weight Pulling Competition, Dog/cat Adoptions, and so much more!

Where is the money going?

Verus for Veteran’s main goal for Freedom Famfest is to bring family and friends together for an enjoyable day while raising funds for a noteworthy organization serving our nation’s heroes. This year, we will be raising money for AMERICA’S VETDOGS. Since 2003, America’s VetDogs has trained and placed over 450 guide and service dogs, FREE of charge, with our nations wounded veterans.  These special assistance dogs are custom trained to help mitigate disabilities for veterans with blindness, spinal cord injuries, hearing impairments, peripheral and central balance disorders, limb loss, traumatic brain injuries (TBI), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

To help those who have served our country honorably live with dignity and independence.

Learn more about this awesome organization here: America’s Vetdogs- ABOUT US


The first canine-focused talent group for film/commercial/tv of Maryland, the Bone-A-Fied Talent Group provides top canine talent and trainers for the entertainment industry.  Our talent is compromised of a variety of breeds with skill sets that have proven successful in the casting processes for various projects.



 MAD Dogs (The Mid-Atlantic Disc Dog Club) is a regional club that is supportive to all K9 Disc Enthusiasts and Spectators alike. Our focus is competitive fun, welcoming all new members, both human and canine, at all competition levels. MAD Dogs encourages all canine lovers and their furry friends, through hosting events that are fun, well run, competitive, varied, and promote good sportsmanship.

Southern Maryland’s Newest Dog Adventure Sport! BFF Pet Services is home to MD Xcaliber Weight Pullers where you can train ANY breed to be an athlete. 





A Mermaid and Her Dog

Abundant Life Chiropractic

Allstate Insurance

American Design and Build

American Sentry Solar

Bow Wow Creations

Dawn Tarr Face Painting

Lula Roe

Maryland Insurance Agency


The Yummery

Thirty One Bags

VeRUS pet foods

Verus For Veterans Presents   FREEDOM FAMFEST


Some Pics from last year’s event…
(For more images, visit our PAST EVENTS under the EVENTS tab)