NORTH SHORE ANIMAL LEAGUE AMERICA’S 23RD ANNUAL
GLOBAL PET ADOPTATHON™
36-HOUR OPENING WEEKEND A HUGE SUCCESS
WITH 490 MUTT-I-GREES ADOPTED!
North Shore Animal League America opened its doors on Saturday, May 6th for Global Pet Adoptathon™ 2017 – sponsored by Purina®. Adopters were able to choose from hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies and kittens and the first 100 approved adoptions were FREE thanks to our sponsor Purina! The doors remained open for 36 hours straight and at the end 490 animals found loving, responsible homes.
Actress, adopter and Animal League America supporter, Camren Bicondova from FOX’s hit television show “Gotham”, participated in the opening ceremonies and cut the ribbon to officially begin Pet Adoptathon 2017.
Global Pet Adoptathon Month continues as we team up with over 2,000 partner shelters, rescue groups, school and community groups around the world to to find loving, responsible homes for all shelter and rescue pets in the world's largest adoption event! Check the map below to find a Global Pet Adoptathon event near you.
Remember, when you adopt you're saving two lives - the life of the pet you take home, and the life of the one we're able to rescue to take its place. So, paw it forward - adopt today!
Fall in Love at Global Pet Adoptathon™
Find out more about the world’s largest Pet Adoption event and our 36-hour kick-off weekend!
Get Involved Near You
There are organizations involved in Pet Adoptathon all over the world! You can adopt, volunteer, or donate to show your support.
Hours & Directions
25 Davis Avenue
Port Washington, NY 11050
Saturday, May 6th at 9:00am to Sunday, May 7th at 9:00pm
By Car Take the Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Exit 36, Searingtown Road. Go North approximately 4 miles on Searingtown Road (Searingtown Road becomes Port Washington Blvd. after you cross Northern Blvd.). Turn left onto Davis Avenue. North Shore Animal League America is located on the right hand side of the street at the end of the block.
By Train We are located within walking distance of the Long Island Railroad Port Washington branch, Port Washington station. Exit the front of the train station and turn right onto Main Street. Walk one block to Gino's Pizzeria and turn right onto South Bayles Avenue. Go straight on South Bayles Avenue and turn left onto Lewyt Street (about 4 blocks). Our shelter is located on the middle of Lewyt Street on the right hand side of the street.
MUTT-I-GREES® KID CORNER
Our Mutt-i-grees Team has plenty of fun-filled activities for the young, and young at heart; including:
- Face Painting & Balloon Artist
- Selfie Station: Mimic the Dog/Cat
- Arts & Crafts: Make Your Own Puppet, Make A Picture Frame, Message To A Shelter Pet
PURINA’S INCREDIBLE DOG TEAM
Watch these powerhouse pooches perform their tricks under the big tent.
VISIT THE PURINA PHOTO BOOTH
After you've adopted your new Mutt-i-gree® stop by the Purina® Photo Booth to take a selfie with your new best friend and share on social media. Don't forget to use #PetAdoptathon.
Shop the Mutt-i-grees® Marketplace where you'll find our own RESCUE apparel for the entire family! Plus, you'll find fun items for your new furry family member.
May 7, 2017 at 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Nothing puts a smile on your face faster than a little puppy love. Snuggle up to our furry friends as they pounce and play their way into your hearts. Don't worry if you can't bear to leave them, they're all available for adoption!
TIPS FOR A HAPPY ADOPTION
A perfect match. When you select the dog or cat that's right for you, and you and your companion will enjoy those years to the fullest. Your lifestyle and the pet's age and needs are all to be thoughtfully considered when choosing a pet.
FOOD TRUCK ALLEY
Hungry? Grab a Bite!
While you wait for your furry friend, grab a delicious bite to eat from our
favorite food vendors!
We established our Professional Behavior Training Program to provide affordable, quality services that can help families struggling with behavioral and training issues, or assist new pet parents looking for some guidance in raising their new canine family member.
Be sure to stop by the pet training booth for some demonstrations and pick up information about our variety of training classes.
Your favorite disc jockeys will be spinning tunes frorn North Shore Animal League America! Stay tuned for the schedule and list of DJs who will be attending with fun games and prizes.
Saturday, May 6th, 11:OOAM. Say hi to Mr Met, where he'll be greeting prospective adopters on the morning line.
Stay tuned for more special guests!
Fun for the entire family while you are waiting for your adoption to be processed.
VENDORS & SPONSORS
Our corporate supporters will be have fun giveaways for you! And be sure to visit our vendors, they'll have great products you won't want to rniss!
- Our Presenting Sponsor: Purina®
- Petplan Pet Insurance
- Bucky Demelas & Sons
- New York Life Insurance
- S & B Crafty Corner
- Liberty Mutual Insurance
- Pawcasso Art Studio
- Heart N Sewl
- Best in Show Pet Resort
Find A Pet Adoptathon Near You
There are over 2,000 shelters, rescue groups, schools, community groups and more participating in the 2017 Pet Adoptathon! To find an event near you, please search or browse the map within the United States via zip code. For international groups, please click here.