Adoptapalooza Union Square
Sunday, September 8, 2013
Noon–5:00 p.m. (rain or shine!)
North End of Union Square Park, Manhattan
Close to 300 dogs, cats, and rabbits will be available for adoption from over 35 Alliance Participating Organizations. Confirmed shelters and rescue groups include Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue, All About Spay Neuter, Anarchy Animal Rescue, Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C), Animal Haven, Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, Anjellicle Cats Rescue, ASPCA, Bideawee, Bronx Tails Cat Rescue, Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition, Cat Assistance, City Critters, Four Paws Sake, NYC, Grateful Greyhounds, Husky House, KittyKind, Liberty Humane Society, Linda’s Cat Assistance, Long Island Bulldog Rescue, Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue, Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, Patricia H. Ladew Foundation, Pet Adoption League of New York, Posh Pets Rescue, Rabbit Rescue & Rehab, Red Hook Dog Rescue, Rescuzilla, SaveKitty Foundation, Sean Casey Animal Rescue, Social Tees Animal Rescue, Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation, Staten Island Hope Animal Rescue, Tavi & Friends, Waggytail Rescue, Washington Heights Cat Colony (WaHi Cats), and Zani’s Furry Friends.
Prepare Your Pets for Emergencies!
- Have your dog or cat microchipped for $25.
- Register for a dog license (required by law in NYC) with the NYC Department of Health.
- Get free Pet Passports to record your pets’ important information, and learn how to prepare yourself and your pets for the unexpected from representatives from the New York City Office of Emergency Management / Ready New York.
Fun for the Whole Family!
- Kids’ Korner with face painting, tattoos, balloon sculptures, and caricature drawings for kids of all ages.
- Free dog training sessions by Petco certified trainers. Dog training field sponsored by Purina.
- Author Ken Foster will sign his latest book, I’m a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, America’s Most Beautiful (and Misunderstood) Pet.
- Cat tent sponsored by Merrick Pet Care.
Pet Product Giveaways!
- Free pet ID tags.
- Free merchandise and information from pet-related vendors. Confirmed vendors include the Petco Foundation, K-10+ (yes!! That’s us!!),Merrick, Natural Balance, Nature’s Variety, The Nutro Company, PAWZ Dog Boots, PetSafe, and Purina.
Bring a Shelter Donation!
Rock & Rawhide will collect clean blankets, sheets, and pet toys to distribute to animal shelters.