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Adoptapalooza Union Square - Sunday, May 21, 2017Adoptapalooza

NYC's Original Mega Pet Adoption Event

www.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, May 21, 2017

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 300 dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, and rabbits will be available for adoption from more than 30 New York City area shelters and rescue groups. Confirmed shelters and rescue groups include All About Spay Neuter, Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC), Animal Haven, The Animal Project, Anjellicle Cats Rescue, ASPCA, Best Bullies, Best Friends–New York, Bideawee, Bronx Tails Cat Rescue, Bully Project, BUMPER Bulldog Rescue, City Critters, Inc., Cypress Feline Rescue, Frankie's Fund for Feline Care and Rescue, Hudson Valley Humane Society, Husky House, Infinite Hope, K9Kastle, KittyKind, Linda's Cat Assistance, Little Wanderers NYC, Long Island Bulldog Rescue, Long Island Greyhound Connection, Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue, Metropolitan Maltese Rescue (MetroMalts), Muddy Paws Rescue, The Patricia H. Ladew Foundation, Place for Cats, Posh Pets Rescue, Pound Hounds Res-Q, PupStarz Rescue, Rabbit Rescue & Rehab/NYC Metro Rabbit, Rescue Dogs Rock NYC, Rescuzilla, Second Chance Rescue, Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter, 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 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. 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 how to prepare yourself and your pets for emergencies from representatives from New York City Emergency Management / Ready New York.

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

Learn about affordable health insurance options (for humans) from MetroPlus Health Plan.

Have Fun with Your Whole Family!

Learn tricks and training tips from Petco certified trainers on the Merrick 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, and more.

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

Meet Baby Howard and let your dog join him in the Splash Zone at the BUMPER Bulldog Rescue booth.

Attend a dog tug toy making session, held on the hour at the Rational Animal booth.

Take Home Free Pet Products!

Pick up free pet food samples, other products, and information from pet-related vendors. Confirmed vendors include Blue Buffalo, Lucy Pet Products, Merrick, and Natural Balance.

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 in your neighborhood.

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

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.

Learn about Rational Animal's new campaign to prevent dog theft, pick up free informational handouts, make a dog tug toy, or make a donation to take home a pet bed, Artists with Animals photo note cards, or other pet-related boutique items.

 

Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals

Petco Foundation

Blue Buffalo

The Cheeky Chipmunk

Lucy Pet Products

Merrick

MetroPlus Health Plan

 

Natural Balance

NYC Emergency Management / Ready New York

NYC Department of Health

 

NYC Feral Cat Initiative

Petco

Pets for Vets - NYC - Long Island Chapter

Rational Animal

Rock & Rawhide

 

Urban Utopia Wildlife Rehabilitation

Vetco

Wild Bird Fund

 

 


Adoptapalooza in the News

Adoptapalooza 2017 NYC Pet Adoption Event

by Jeremy Feldman, PetYen

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Adoptapalooza Introduces Adopters to Hundreds of Homeless NYC Pets

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

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Petco Foundation Donates $200,000 to Support Alliance Programs - May 21, 2017

by the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals

Sunday, May 21, 2017

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Find the fur baby your life is missing at Union Square's Adoptapalooza

by Nikki M. Mascali, Metro New York

Friday, May 19, 2017

These Animals are Up for Adoption at Sunday's Union Square Adoptapalooza

by Allegra Hobbs, DNAinfo

Friday, May 19, 2017

Baby Howard the bulldog uses fame to support animal shelters

by Carl Corry, Newsday

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Union Square Park Adoptapalooza brings 300 dogs, cats, rabbits to NYC

by Meghan Giannotta, amNewYork

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Adoptapalooza: Three things to know before finding your four-legged family member

by Daryl Lovel7l, Cornell University

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

New York Today: How to Adopt a Pet

by Alexandra S. Levine, The New York Times

Thursday, May 11, 2017

NYC Achieves 90% Animal Shelter Live Release Rate for Second Year

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

Monday, May 8, 2017

More Adoptapalooza News…

 


Previous Adoptapalooza Events

Adoptapalooza Union Square 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Union Square Park, Manhattan

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Adoptapalooza Union Square 2016

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Union Square Park, Manhattan

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Adoptapalooza Prospect Park 2016

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Prospect Park, Bartel-Pritchard Square

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Adoptapalooza Riis Park 2016

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Koeppel Subaru, Queens

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Adoptapalooza Long Island City 2016

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Koeppel Subaru, Queens

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Adoptapalooza Union Square 2016

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Union Square Park, Manhattan

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Adoptapalooza Long Island City 2015

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Koeppel Subaru, Queens

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Adoptapalooza Union Square 2015

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Union Square Park, Manhattan

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Adoptapalooza Prospect Park 2015

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Prospect Park, Bartel-Pritchard Square

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Adoptapalooza Union Square 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Union Square Park, Manhattan

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Adoptapalooza Union Square 2014

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Union Square Park, Manhattan

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Adoptapalooza Union Square 2013

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Union Square Park, Manhattan

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Adoptapalooza Union Square 2012

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Union Square Park, Manhattan

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Adoptapalooza 2012

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Washington Square Park, Manhattan

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Adoptapalooza 2011

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Washington Square Park, Manhattan

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Adoptapalooza - September 2010

Saturday, September 12, 2010

Washington Square Park, Manhattan

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Adoptapalooza - May 2010

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Washington Square Park, Manhattan

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