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Pet Events for October 30 - November 6, 2013

This week's Pet Events Newsletter is brought to you by 
Pets Photograhpy Studio!


Richie Schwartz's Pets Photography Studio is located in West Hempstead, NY. Richie also partners with pet related businesses and conducts photo sessions at dozens of locations across the tri state region. As a photographer with 33 years and 75,000 pets behind him, this former Vet Technician, Dog Trainer and Groomer is often referred to as "America's Most Experienced Pet Photographer".


Richie was named one of the Top 25 Pet People of 2010  along with Oprah Winfrey and Betty White.  He was voted BEST Pet Photographer 2013 in the Annual "Best of Long Island" poll. He has been featured in newspapers, radio, television, magazines, web sites, blogs and podcasts.  (Check him out in this week's Long Island Business News; on Newsstands Friday Nov 1st)




Appointments can be made for the studio or at one of the partner locations for your pet. (With or without people included). Gift Certificates are available.

If you are a Pet Business, increase your customer traffic by hosting a Pet Photo Event at your store/facility. Richie is an expert at setting up photography fundraisers for Animal Rescues. Learn how you can partner with Pets Photography Studio, or set up an appointment for portraits of your own pet, by contacting Richie at
[email protected] or call (516) 263-4821


Go to to see samples of his work, prices, client reviews, press clippings, and more.


Connect with him online at  Twitter / Facebook / YouTube / LinkedIn  


Thank you to Pets Photography Studio for making this newsletter possible!

Howl-o-ween Pet Parades Galore!
Were you at any over the weekend? 

Click the picture to see if your dog is included! Video inside!
Congratulations to
Claudia Lehmann who won the 
Raffle Basket at the LIPP Booth at Barkfest on Saturday!

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Wednesday, November 20th?
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Upcoming Event!  
Meadowlands Pet Expo!
November 22-24, 2013
Perfect for NYC Pet Peeps to attend and is dog friendly! 

Click the logo for info!

Beefy the Bulldog, NY's Own Skateboarding Bulldog will be at the expo!
Upcoming NETWORKING Event!

Is your Pet Business 



Seminar & Networking Event!  


November 13, 2013 

at 7pm
at the

Jack Duggans Restaurant
145 Tulip Avenue 

Floral Park, NY

Across the street from LIRR Station-perfect for NYC pet pros that want to attend to get to!



Limited space, RSVP today!


Pet, Pet Related & Nature Events For Long Island, NYC, NJ & CT!  

Dog Park Ribbon Cutting

for the Renovated Cedar Creek Park!

Saturday, November 2, 2013

10:30am - 1:00pm

Cedar Creek Dog Park

3340 Merrick Rd

Seaford, NY 11783


Come see the newly renovated Cedar Creek Dog Park. Free Samples and raffles. Sponsored by Nassau County, Pet Supplies Plus, Purina, and Halo dog food. This is a pet friendly and Free Event! For more info contact Amy Sampayo at [email protected] or call (631) 462-5410.



Long Island's Best- Pet Adoption & Agility Expo

Saturday, November 2, 2013


Riverhead Polish Hall

214 Marcy Ave

Riverhead, NY 11901


Join ARF along with other Long Island shelters at the Riverhead Polish Hall, 214 Marcy Ave from 11am-3pm. A hundred cats and dogs will be available for adoption as well as an agility course for both cats and dogs to run through. Join in a Halloween pet costume parade and contest. All animals at the event are spayed/neutered, vaccinated to their age limit and checked by a veterinarian. FREE admission, adoption fees apply. Refreshments and giveaways. Participating shelters: ARF, Kent Animal Shelter, Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation, North Fork Animal Welfare League, RSVP, Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter (list in formation). For more info contact Michele at 631-537-0400 x207. Pet friendly free event to attend & adoption fees apply. 



Pet Wash Sunday to Benefit Animal Cancer Foundation

Sunday, November 3, 2013

9am - 5pm

Petvalu Westbury & all Connecticut Stores!

Old Country Road

Westbury, NY 11590


PetValu Westbury and all CT locations will donate the $10.00 self wash cost to Animal Cancer Foundation to help find a cure for pet & human cancer. Donations also accepted at the register. For more information call Barbara Cohen at 877-448-3223 or email [email protected].  Pet friendly event - get your pup squeaky clean for a great cause! 



Feral Cat Workshop

Sunday Nov 3rd, 2013

9:00am to 4:00pm

Total Pet Care

780-B Broadway Ave

Holbrook, NY 11741


This workshop is intended to help anyone and everyone caring for cats as a "professional" colony caretaker or just a backyard feeder with a few cats. We hope to give you all the knowledge you need to help the cats in your care. Our guest speakers include Dr Senk, DVM, Amy Chaitoff, Animal Welfare Attorney, Dave from Pets4luv foundation and more. We will also have some info on making feral cat housing for the winter from Joe Reichert. The event price includes a light breakfast and lunch. Preregistration is requested by sending your name & number to [email protected].  The price is $20 per person, this is a human only event.  For more info contact Rita Schrecongost at [email protected]call 516-458-3103 or click here



Comedy Night to benefit Last Hope Animal Rescue!

Wednesday, November 6th


Governor's Comedy Club

90 Division Avenue

Levittown, NY 11756


Last Hope Animal Rescue is hosting a Comedy Night at Governor's in Levittown on November 6th. Tickets are $50 which includes the show AND a delicious buffet dinner, dessert, complimentary soft drinks, coffee/tea - Cash bar available. There will be a 50/50 and large selection of gift basket raffles. Doors will open at 6:30 pm - We ask that you please arrive by 7:00 pm - no reserved tables, First come, first serve seating - so arrive early. Purchase your tickets using the PayPal at At checkout, please enter the quantity of tickets you wish to purchase and be sure to hit update. Or purchase by mail at Last Hope, PO Box 7025, Wantagh, NY 11793. All tickets purchased prior to November 1 will be mailed - tickets purchased after will be available at our "Will Call" the night of the show. Contact [email protected] with any questions or if you would rather pay by check. For more info, call 631-671-2588.



Upcoming Networking Event!


Is your Pet Business Trademarked?


Learn from expert attorney Neil Freidman, who is a partner at the intellectual property law firm of Baker and Rannells.  Neil has counseled and represented clients from small start-up businesses to large well-known public 
corporations. Many of Neil's clients are known fashion companies and clothiers as well as food and beverage companies. Neil has also counseled companies that offer pet food, pet clothing articles and pet fragrance products. So excited to bring this topic to the pet industry here on LI! RSVP today - limited seating!


Wednesday, November 13, 2013

7pm - 9pm

Jack Duggan's Restaurant - private upper level

145 Tulip Avenue

Floral Park, NY


Click here to RSVP and see more information!




Happy Howloween!!!


Tell them you heard about it from Long Island Pet Professionals & Newsletter!  


Adoption Corner!


Introducing Dolly!



  Dolly is a 4 y/o Hound mix with gorgeous, soulful eyes that pull you in and make you want her as part of your happily ever after. She's a little shy at first but quickly warms up and shows you how very affectionate she is! Dolly prefers to be your one and only true love. If you are interested in meeting the next love of your life, contact Save-a-Pet at 631-473-6333 and come and meet Dolly today.


Want your Pet Featured in our Adoption Corner? 

Email us: [email protected] for info!
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We also accept pet events taking place in New Jersey and Connecticut events too!


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