the big payback

SAVE the DATE   05.06.2014   Bonaparte's Retreat and The Big Payback!

THE BIG PAYBACK is a 24-hour online giving day starting at 6AM on May 6, to benefit local nonprofits. We hope you'll select Bonaparte’s Retreat as your favorite cause. All funds raised will go "straight to the dogs!" For more information, please visit

  • Be our social media mavens! Post and tweet on your own Facebook page and Twitter about the event.
  • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@BR_DogRescue)! SHARE, re-post, and re-tweet so we can increase our group of followers.
  • Spread the word! E-mail your friends and family to let them know about this great 24-hour event.


  • Meet & Greet Our Adoptable Dogs
    10 – 11 AM, First Saturday of Every Month, Centennial Park
    (Check our Facebook page for confirmation of the monthly Meet & Greet events.)


  • Third Annual WOOFSTOCK at Fontanel—A Benefit for Bonaparte’s Retreat and Crossroads Campus
    June 7, 2014
    Details to follow!

Past Events

  • North Shore Animal League America’s TOUR for LIFE 2014—“The World’s Largest Mobile Pet Adoption Event”
    Nashville Hosts:  Bonaparte’s Retreat and Crossroads Campus

    Saturday, March 29, 2014
    11 AM – 3 PM
    Location: Crossroads Pets - Adopt and Shop, 707 Monroe Street, Nashville


  • miracle on music row Fourth Annual Miracle on Music Row—
    A Benefit for Bonaparte’s Retreat Dog Rescue and Crossroads Campus

    December 14, 2013
    Pet Parade with Emmylou Harris and Santa, Pet Costume Contest (Bring Your Own Pets!), Silent Auction, Pet Photos with Santa, and Holiday Shopping! HOLIDAY CONCERT featuring Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Buddy Miller, Kree, Tim “Too Slim” Langford, Treble Hook Trio, and Special Guests!


  • Fifth Annual MARS Petcare Adoption Fair
    Saturday, October 19, 2013
    10AM – 3PM
    MARS Petcare Headquarters
    315 Cool Springs Boulevard in Franklin
    Bonaparte’s Retreat will have a booth at this adoption fair, along with many other local rescue groups. Join us to meet our adoptable dogs, to fall in love with a dog of your very own, and to help our pups find their forever homes.


  • americana eastsideAMERICANA EAST*SIDE! – A Benefit Performance for Bonaparte’s Retreat
    Friday, Saturday 20, 2013
    Music starts at 5:00PM
    East-Centric Pavilion
    1006 Fatherland Street




  • Second Annual Woofstock at Fontanel—A Benefit for Bonaparte’s Retreat Dog Rescue
    June 8, 2013