We are passionate about creating fun and informative events for pets and their owners and Animates stores actively support local community events for dogs, cats, guinea pigs, rabbits, fish, birds and reptiles, such as Pet Fun Days, VIP nights, Nutritional Advisors and more.

Be sure to check back regularly to see what exciting events are happening near you!


Animates Nationwide

Pet First Aid Courses

23 Module Course - $179.00

PET First Aid & Training are proud to offer the only New Zealand written PET First Aid course through Animates stores nationwide. There are 23 modules in the course covering:

  • Poisoning
  • CPR
  • Rescue Breathing
  • Choking
  • Broken Bones
  • and more!

The course costs $179 with a discount available to students and gold card holders. Find out more at their website or contact 0508 PET FIRST; email

Animates Glenfield

German Shepherd Rescue Trust BBQ

First Saturday of every month

The German Shepherd Dog Rescue Trust is an entirely voluntary organisation dedicated to rescuing neglected, abandoned and unwanted German Shepherd Dogs across New Zealand.

Animates Glenfield
Corner of Porana Rd & Cherry Lane, (07) 444 0057