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Adoptapalooza Union Square - Sunday, September 17, 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, September 17, 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 organizations include All About Spay Neuter, Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC), Animal Haven, The Animal Project, Anjellicle Cats Rescue, ASPCA, Best Bullies, Bideawee, Bronx Tails Cat Rescue, Bully Project, City Critters, Inc., Cypress Feline Rescue, Frankie's Fund for Feline Care and Rescue, Grateful Greyhounds, GROWL, Hudson Valley Humane Society, Husky House, K9Kastle, KittyKind, Linda's Cat Assistance, Little Wanderers NYC, Long Island Bulldog Rescue, Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue, Muddy Paws Rescue, The Patricia H. Ladew Foundation, Place for Cats, Posh Pets Rescue, PupStarz Rescue, Rabbit Rescue & Rehab/NYC Metro Rabbit, Red Hook Dog Rescue, Rescuzilla, Second Chance Rescue, and Zani's Furry Friends.

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

Every adopter will receive a free Alex and Ani bangle bracelet featuring the Alliance paw print logo!

 

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 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 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.

Learn how you can use the Besto video app to find the perfect pet to adopt yourself or to help other shelter pets find their forever homes.

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, Natural Balance, Nature's Variety, Petco, Solid Gold, Unleashed By Petco, and WholeHearted.

Bring a Shelter Donation!

Rock & Rawhide will collect your donations of clean towels, blankets, pet toys, and other supplies for shelter animals living in NYC and areas impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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

American Red Cross

Besto

Blue Buffalo

The Cheeky Chipmunk

Lucy Pet Products

Merrick

Natural Balance

Nature's Variety

NYC Emergency Management / Ready New York

NYC Department of Health

NYC Feral Cat Initiative

Petco

Pets for Vets - NYC - Long Island Chapter

Rock & Rawhide

Solid Gold

Unleashed By Petco

Vetco

WholeHearted

Wild Bird Fund

Wild Dog Foundation

 


Adoptapalooza in the News

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

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

Saturday, August 5, 2017

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Previous Adoptapalooza Events

Adoptapalooza Prospect Park 2017

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Prospect Park, Bartel-Pritchard Square, Brooklyn

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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, Brooklyn

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Adoptapalooza Riis Park 2016

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Riis Park Beach Bazaar, 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, Brooklyn

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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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