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Two-Time Super Bowl Champion Jarvis Green Helps North Shore Animal League America Raise Awareness on its Annual Pet Adoptathon®

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PORT WASHINGTON, NY, April 29, 2011 – Two-time Super Bowl Champion for the New England Patriots, Jarvis Green visited North Shore Animal League America in Port Washington NY to announce the organization’s 17th Annual Pet Adoptathon.  The Animal League will open its doors at 25 Davis Avenue in Port Washington, NY, on Saturday, April 30th at 9:00 am and stay open 36-hours straight in an effort to save pets’ lives.

Animal League adopters will have over 700 puppies, kittens, dogs and cats to choose from all weekend long.  On Sunday, May 1st, Green will be leading up fitness fun for kids of all ages called Mutt-i-grees ACTIV-ities. These engaging activities will help children bond and understand their newly adopted pet even more!

For more information on Mutt-i-grees visit or for more information on Pet Adoptathon activities throughout the weekend, call the Hotline at 800-214-4308 or visit

About Pet Adoptathon

More than 2,000 animal shelters and rescue groups around the world will join the Animal League for this premiere global pet adoption event. Pet Adoptathon’s Presenting Sponsor is Purina ONE®.  For Pet Adoptathon participating shelters in your area or for more information call the Pet Adoptathon Hotline at 1.800.214.4308 or visit

About Jarvis Green

Green is extremely committed to community programs and was awarded the New England Patriots Ron Burton Community Service Award in 2006.  He also founded the Jarvis Green Foundation in 2007 to provide support to single working mothers in disadvantaged, low-income areas.  For information please visit,


Green was drawn to this beautiful 2 year-old Domestic Short Hair named Snow White. Looks like he found some puppy love! Green was genuinely touched by the stories of these beautiful animals, including this 3 year-old Pit Bull Terrier who was recently adopted.

North Shore Animal League America - Home of the Mutt-i-gree® - headquartered in Port Washington, NY, is the largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization in the world. The Animal League reaches across the country to rescue, nurture and adopt 20,000 pets into happy and loving homes each year. Over the past decade, the Animal League saved over 200,000 lives and has saved 1,000,000 animals since its inception. “Like” us at, follow us at To learn more about animal rescue and welfare, visit

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