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Adoptapalooza Union Square - Sunday, September 16, 2018Adoptapalooza

NYC's Original Mega Pet Adoption Event

AdoptapaloozaNYC.org

Join the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals for Adoptapalooza, our signature pet adoption extravaganzas! These public events feature wonderful cats, dogs, and sometimes rabbits for adoption 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 16, 2018

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!

More than 500 dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, and rabbits will be available for adoption from more than 30 New York City area shelters and rescue groups. Confirmed organizations include All About Spay Neuter, AMA Animal Rescue, Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC), Animal Haven, The Animal Project, Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF), Anjellicle Cats Rescue, ASPCA, Best Bullies, Bideawee, Bronx Tails Cat Rescue, Bully Project, Bunnies and Beyond, City Critters, Inc., Cypress Feline Rescue, Frankie's Feline Fund, Hudson Valley Humane Society, Husky House, K9Kastle, KittyKind, Korean K9 Rescue, Linda's Cat Assistance, Little Wanderers NYC, Long Island Bulldog Rescue, Long Island Greyhound Connection, Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue, Muddy Paws Rescue, North Fork Animal Welfare League, NYC Teens for Animals, The Patricia H. Ladew Foundation, Posh Pets Rescue, PupStarz Rescue, Rabbit Rescue & Rehab/NYC Metro Rabbit, Red Hook Dog Rescue, Rescue Dogs Rock NYC, Rescuzilla, Ruff House Rescue, Second Chance Rescue, Waggytail Rescue, and Zani's Furry Friends.

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

 

Preview Cats Preview Dogs Preview Rabbits

 

Prepare for Emergencies!

Have your dog or cat microchipped for FREE by Vetco. (Cats should be in carriers when brought to the event, and dogs must be leashed.)

Purchase a dog license (required by law in NYC) from the NYC Department of Health. Licenses are $8.50, or $34.00 for dogs who have not been spayed/neutered. (Checks, money orders, and credit/debit cards only. No cash accepted.)

Learn emergency preparation tips for people with pets from representatives from New York City Emergency Management / Ready New York and American Red Cross Greater New York Region.

Take home free, personalized pet ID tags, courtesy of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals.

Have Fun with Your Whole Family!

Learn tricks and training tips from Petco certified trainers on the Dog Training Field.

Bring your children to the Kids' Korner for face painting and temporary tattoos by The Cheeky Chipmunk, caricature portraits of people and pets by Lorelei Arts, animal illustrations by the Society of Illustrators, and more.

Choose your favorite background — including a Pet Lifestyles Magazine cover — for a free photo with your pet, courtesy of PetTrakr and Pet Lifestyles Magazine, or have a free photo taken with your pet by the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals.

Take Home Free Pet Products & Information!

Pick up free pet food samples, other products, and information from pet-related vendors. Confirmed vendors include Blue Buffalo, Merrick, Petco, Unleashed By Petco, Weruva, and WholeHearted.

Get your pet health questions answered by veterinarians from Animal Medical Center - Usdan Institute for Animal Health Education.

Take home a tote, dog poop bags, and information from the NYC Department of Sanitation.

Learn more about AmbuVet pet veterinary transportation, and tour their ambulance.

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 NYC Animal Organizations!

Talk to Certified TNR Caretakers from the NYC Feral Cat Initiative about Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and how you can help feral and stray community cats and reduce the number of kittens being born on the streets in your neighborhood.

Learn how Pets for Vets is providing second chances for shelter pets by rescuing, training, and pairing them with military veterans who can benefit from a companion animal.

Meet wildlife experts and rehabilitators and learn about the wild animals who share our urban home at the Wild Bird Fund and Wild Dog Foundation booths.

 

Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals

Petco Foundation

AmbuVet

American Red Cross

Animal Medical Center - Usdan Institute for Animal Health Education

Blue Buffalo

The Cheeky Chipmunk

Merrick

NYC Department of Health

NYC Department of Sanitation

NYC Emergency Management / Ready New York

NYC Feral Cat Initiative

Petco

Pet Lifestyles Magazine

Pets for Vets - NYC - Long Island Chapter

PetTrakr

Rock & Rawhide

Society of Illustrators

Unleashed By Petco

Vetco

Weruva

WholeHearted

Wild Bird Fund

Wild Dog Foundation

     

 


Adoptapalooza in the News

All For Animals TV #53 - Adoptapalooza 2018 in Union Square

by Susan Richard, AllForAnimals.tv

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Hundreds of Dogs, Cats & Rabbits Find New Homes at Union Square Pet Adoption Event

Press Release by the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals

Sunday, September 16, 2018

The Daily Mix TV - September 14, 2018

by Sean-Patrick Hillman, hillSTORY Marketing

Friday, September 14, 2018

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Adoptapalooza 2018 - 1010 WINS' Susan Richard interviews Stephanie Mattera of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals

by Susan Richard, 1010 WINS

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Adoptapalooza returns to Union Square with 500 pets available for adoption

by Susan Richard, 1010 WINS

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

More Adoptapalooza News…

 

 


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