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Adoptapalooza Union Square - Sunday, September 20, 2015Adoptapalooza

NYC's Original Mega Pet Adoption Event

www.AdoptapaloozaNYC.org

Join the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals for Adoptapalooza, NYC's original mega pet adoption event! These free, public pet adoption extravaganzas feature wonderful cats, dogs, and sometimes rabbits from dozens of Alliance Participating Organizations. Each Adoptapalooza features additional activities, which might include advice on pet care, training, and grooming; product giveaways; microchipping; dog licensing; pet photographers; dog performances; or other fun activities for the whole family — two- and four-legged alike.

Adoptapalooza Union Square

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Noon–5:00 p.m. (rain or shine!)

Union Square Park, North Plaza

Broadway and East 17th Street, New York, NY

The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals is proud to present Adoptapalooza in partnership with the Petco Foundation!

Adopt a Pet!

Close to 300 dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, and rabbits will be available for adoption from over 40 Alliance Participating Organizations. Confirmed shelters and rescue groups include 2000 Spays and Neuters, All About Spay Neuter, Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue, Animal Care Centers of NYC, Animal Haven, The Animal Project, Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF), ASPCA, Best Bullies, Bideawee, Bronx Tails Cat Rescue, Bully Project, Caring For The Strays, Cats Cradle Rescuers, City Critters, Inc., Empty Cages Collective, Four Paws Sake, NYC, Frankie's Fund for Feline Care and Rescue, Grateful Greyhounds , GROWL, Hudson Valley Humane Society, Husky House, K9Kastle, KittyKind, Linda's Cat Assistance, Long Island Greyhound Connection, Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, Mr. Bones & Co., NYC Metro Rabbit, The Patricia H. Ladew Foundation, The Poor Animals of St. Francis, Posh Pets Rescue, Purrfect Angels of Inwood, Red Hook Dog Rescue, Rescuzilla, Sean Casey Animal Rescue, Social Tees Animal Rescue, Staten Island Hope Animal Rescue, Waggytail Rescue, and Zani's Furry Friends.

All animals for adoption have been vaccinated and spayed or neutered. Adoption fees vary by group.

 

Preview Cats Preview Dogs Preview Rabbits

 

Prepare Your Pets for Emergencies!

Have your dog or cat microchipped by Vetco. The first 50 microchips will be FREE, or only $15 after the first 50.

Purchase a dog license (required by law in NYC) from the NYC Department of Health. (Checks, money orders, and credit/debit cards only. No cash accepted.)

Learn how to prepare yourself and your pets for emergencies from representatives from New York City Emergency Management / Ready New York.

Take home free pet ID tags.

Have Fun with Your Whole Family!

Bring your children to the Hill's Science Diet Kids' Korner for face painting, fun temporary tattoos, animal paintings by The Paint Place, and more.

Free dog training sessions by Petco certified trainers on the Merrick Dog Training Field.

Have free photos taken with your pet at the photo booth hosted by the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals and Petco Foundation.

Take Home Free Pet Products!

Pick up free pet food samples, other products, and information from pet-related vendors. Confirmed vendors include Blue Buffalo, DogStar Life, Dogways, Hill's Science Diet, Merrick, and Nature's Variety. Adopt a pet at the event and take home a complimentary Alex and Ani Paw Prints charm bangle (while supplies last).

Bring a Shelter Donation!

Rock & Rawhide will collect your donations of clean towels, blankets, pet toys, and other supplies for shelter animals.

Learn About Other Animal Groups!

Meet experts and learn about New York City's community cats, birds, coyotes, and other animals who share our urban home at the NYC Feral Cat Initiative, Urban Utopia Wildlife Rehabilitation, Urban Wildlife Alliance, Wild Bird Fund, and Wild Dog Foundation information tables.

 

Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals

Petco Foundation

Blue Buffalo

DogStar Life

Dogways

Hill's Science Diet

Merrick

Nature's Variety

NYC Department of Health

NYC Feral Cat Initiative

The Paint Place

Petco

New York City Office of Emergency Management / Ready New York

Rock & Rawhide

Unleashed by Petco

Urban Utopia Wildlife Rehabilitation

Urban Wildlife Alliance

Vetco

 

Wild Bird Fund

Wild Dog Foundation

 

 


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by Jeanmarie Evelly, DNAinfo

Thursday, May 19, 2016

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