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New Yorkers Looking to Add a Dog to Their Family, a Mega-Adoption Event Is Coming

A woman holding a black dog at a mega-adoption event in front of a fence.
Image Credit: Best Friends Animal Society

For New Yorkers looking to add a four-legged friend to their family, an upcoming mega-adoption event will provide the perfect chance.

Occurring during the weekend of June 2-4, Best Friends Animal Society is holding its Super Adoption event, in conjunction with 30 local rescue groups.

Featuring more than 550 dogs, cats and rabbits, potential adopters will for sure find their special friend.

Related: Best Friends Animal Society Unveils Its No-Kill Shelter in New York City

Celebs will be lending their voice to the event, with Holly Taylor (The Americans), Andy Karl (Broadway star), Debra Monk (Mozart in the Jungle) and Maggie Geha (Gotham) expected to attend.

All pets adopted at the event are spayed or neutered, received wellness checks, microchipped and vaccinated. Everyone who brings home an animal that day will also receive a goody bag.

If you are looking to bring home a dog, or other animal that day, come prepared. All family members (including other animals) should be at the event. Also, renters bring paperwork from your landlord stating animals are allowed. Adopters will also need a valid ID and be prepared to pay the adoption fee, ranging from $25-$400. (Keep in mind, some groups require home visits before adopting an animal.)

Related: Yes, You Can Foster a Dog and Have a Full-Time Job

The event runs from Friday, June 2, 4-8 p.m, Saturday, June 3, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, June 4, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The address is Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street

 

By Angela Helfrich

Angela Helfrich is the former chief business officer at This Dog's Life. Her past roles include executive director at Dooli, executive director of higher education at Fullbridge and higher account executive at Xerox.

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