Tate's Play Date


for a cure


those in need


our furkids

Play for a purpose with your 4-legged friend as we raise awareness, funds and support for underprivileged families with a dog or cat diagnosed with cancer.

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Help low income pet parents provide life saving cancer treatment for their dog or cat

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our story

Our Mission

During the summer of 2012, I was  presented with devastating news.  Tate, my 4-year old Wheaten Terrier was diagnosed with Stage IV Lymphoma.  His prognosis was bleak.

Our mission is to raise awareness of canine and feline cancer while raising funds for those who cannot afford the insurmountable expenses associated with their pet's cancer treatment.  

Tate's Play Date is an event that celebrates Tate and all his warrior friends.  Come play for a purpose and experience an afternoon of fun and goodwill for pets and pet parents.   

Meet A FEW OF US who

loved tate

Carrie and Tate

Hiking Sleeping Giant in August, 2013

Debbi and Tate

Bonding with Auntie during one of many visits to Brooklyn

Gavin and Tate

Venturing out after Hurricane Sandy

The 2nd annual tate's play date

location:  Edgewood park dog run

whalley ave @ west rock ave. new haven , ct

date:  saturday, september 13, 2014  11-3 pm

Join us for the 2nd Annual Tate's Play Date to celebrate Tate, his strength and survival.

      This event is your opportunity to assist families who struggle to give their dog or cat every opportunity to obtain the treatment they require to fight cancer.