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ASPCA Hosts November Adoption Events throughout NYC Boroughs

This November, the ASPCA’s® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) mobile adoption program is hosting and co-hosting several adoption events around New York City.

The ASPCA encourages all New Yorkers and friends who are interested in adopting an animal to visit these events. Adoption counselors will work with every potential parent to find the perfect pet for his or her lifestyle. All available animals are spayed or neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and tested for breed specific illness and disease. In addition, adopters who bring home an ASPCA animal will receive:

A certificate for 14 days of free follow-up veterinary care and medical support at the ASPCA’s Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital; A leash and collar or pet carrier to help transport the companion animal; and Literature and information about animal behavior and what to expect from a new pet.

WHERE/WHEN:

  • Thursday, November 1, 4 to 6 p.m.
    Manhattan Art & Antiques Center
    1050 2nd Ave at 55th Street

  • Saturday, November 3, Noon to 4 p.m.
    The Body Shop
    2159 Broadway at 75th Street

  • Thursday, November 8, 4 to 6 p.m.
    Manhattan Art & Antiques Center
    1050 2nd Ave at 55th Street

  • Saturday, November 10, Noon to 4 p.m.
    The Body Shop
    2159 Broadway at 75th Street

  • Sunday, November 11, Noon to 4 p.m.
    Love Thy Pet
    164 Union Street (between Henry and Hicks)

  • Thursday, November 15, 4 to 6 p.m.
    Manhattan Art & Antiques Center
    1050 2nd Ave at 55th Street

  • Saturday, November 17, Noon to 4 p.m.
    The Body Shop
    2159 Broadway at 75th Street

  • Sunday, November 18, Noon to 4 p.m.
    Pets NYC
    594 9th Avenue between 42nd & 43rd Streets

  • Saturday, November 24, Noon to 4 p.m.
    The Body Shop
    2159 Broadway at 75th Street

  • Thursday, November 29, 4 to 6 p.m.
    Manhattan Art & Antiques Center
    1050 2nd Ave at 55th Street

HOW: If you plan to adopt an animal during your visit, please bring two forms of identification (one with a current address and picture ID), the names of two personal references available by phone, vaccination records for any pets in your home, and proof of income.

Please note the following adoption fees:

$75 for adult cats and most adult dogs
$125 for one kitten, $150 for two
$200 for puppies and small-breed dogs

Founded in 1866, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) was the first humane organization established in the Americas, and today has one million supporters. A 501 [c] [3] not-for-profit corporation, the ASPCA’s mission is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States. The ASPCA provides local and national leadership in animal-assisted therapy, animal behavior, animal poison control, anti-cruelty, humane education, legislative services, and shelter outreach. The New York City headquarters houses a full-service, accredited animal hospital, adoption center, and mobile clinic outreach program. The Humane Law Enforcement department enforces New York’s animal cruelty laws and is featured on the reality television series “Animal Precinct” on Animal Planet. For more information, please visit www.aspca.org.



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