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Pet Events for April 16 - April 23, 2014

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Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 
3:00 pm - 6:00pm
Huntington Hilton in Melville

Pet Sitters Roundtable & Networking Event!
3 Expert Guest Panelists!

Hosted by 
Long Island Pet Professionals
(Only 15 spots left for this event!)

 Where in the World is Max? 


Ok so many, many guesses, but not one person came close to where Max was!  Click his picture for additional clues and to enter your guess!
Click the picture for the contest & Clue!  

Upcoming Featured Event!


6th Annual Dog Day Afternoon Agility Expo and Pet Fair!

Saturday, May 17,2014

(Rain date is Sunday, May 18)

10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

St. Joseph's College

155 West Roe Boulevard,

Patchogue, NY 11772


Family fun event includes agility demonstrations and shows throughout the day, petting zoo, pony rides and face painting for the kids, vendors of all kinds and rescue groups of every type with their animals for adoption and to learn about!  Bring your dog for fun and a run through the agility course! Admission is $10.00 per car!  All dogs must be leashed and well behaved. more info please email or call 631-265-0155, ext 204. 


Upcoming Featured Event!
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Doggie Day Trip! went to 
Historic Cold Spring Harbor for the 3rd in our series of Doggie Day Trips! 
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APRIL 23-24, 2014
The Pet Industry's 
Top2Top Conference - Forging the Future Together! 
Click the logo to learn more & to register!

Where you at the Dog Days at Old Westbury Gardens this past weekend?
Your pup's picture might be included, click:

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



Long Island Parrot Society

Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, April 16, 2014


American Legion Post
22 Grove Place
Babylon, NY


Come out and attend the April 16 meeting featuring Eric Kunz of Seemore Gardens! He'll tell us about carnivorous plants, like Venus flytraps, pitcher plants and more and how they can help keep your bird's environment free of small flying insects! Here's your chance to really learn how to select and take care of carnivorous plants!  $5.00 donation requested -- please do NOT bring your birds. Guest info and




Fundraiser - Alternative Therapy for Your Horse: Class IV Laser Therapy Webinar to

Benefit North Shore Horse Rescue

Thursday April 17th, 2014



This webinar is part of an educational series for North Shore Horse Rescue and Sanctuary. Catrina Tedesco-Savastano is a certified laser technician that has worked on over 1000 animals. In this webinar she will explain exactly what this type of therapy does, the science behind it and what conditions it can work on. Please go on , and under the events page will be a button to donate. Once you hit the button and register for the event please place 'webinar' in reason for donation. You will receive and email on how to join the event. For more info email Catrina at or call 631-953-5643.





Easter EGG Hunt for the DOGS!

Hosted by Doggie U K9 Academy &
Long Island Pet Professionals to benefit

Live.Love.Bark Rescue!

Friday, April 18, 2014

7pm - 9pm

Doggie U K9 Academy

41 Saxon Avenue

Bay Shore, NY 11706


Doggie U K9 Academy and Long Island Pet Professionals will be hosting a special Easter Egg Hunt just for the dogs on Friday, April 18, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm.  The dog who finds the most treat filled eggs in a 2 minute time period, wins a Easter Basket filled with, yes you guessed it doggie toys, treats and pet products!   Aside from all the fur flying, eh em, egg flying fun that Fluffy and Buster will be having while doing their best 'nose-work' to find the most eggs, this event will benefit Live.Love.Bark Dog Rescue group.  Live.Love.Bark is the non-profit rescue group that works directly with the Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-A-Pet Center, and Doggie U is thrilled to be able to donate a portion of the proceeds to the event.  Each dog that hops into the Easter Egg Hunt ring will have their pet parent pay $10 per dog to participate in the egg hunting!   

The event is being held from 7pm to 9pm and guests are asked to bring their leashed dogs to join in on the fun.  For more information about the event contact Doggie U at (631) 968-7972 or by email at




Stand Up For Pits Comedy Show

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Silent Auction 5-10p

Show 7:30p-9:30p

Gotham Comedy Club

208 W. 23rd Street

Between 7th and 8th Avenues

New York, NY 10011


The Stand Up For Pits Foundation is bringing Stand Up For Pits to New York City! Two of Rebecca's biggest passions are comedy and Pibbles and she believes there is no better way to educate and save lives than through laughter. Rebecca's rescued Pibble, Angel, is the inspiration behind this live event and the Stand Up For Pits Foundation. Rebecca and Angel are honored and thrilled to be bringing Stand Up For Pits to the Big Apple and saving lives with my East Coast Pibble lovers. This is going to be an amazing night and the Stand Up For Pits Foundation is proud to announce Second Chance Rescue will be benefitting from the evening, doing the silent auction and have adoptable Pibbles available for adoption from 4p-7p! For more information call 212.367.9000 to get tickets click here.





Upcoming Events:


Pet Sitters Roundtable & Networking Event!

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

3pm - 6pm

Huntington Hilton in Melville

598 Broadhollow Road

Melville, NY 11747


If you are a pet sitter, thinking about starting your own pet sitting business or just starting out - this is event is a MUST!  Long Island Pet Professionals is proud to have three top pet sitters in our area as our expert guest panelists - who, combined have 30+ years of pet sitting and business experience.  Robyn Elman, President of In Home Pet Services, Inc.; Theresa Cahill of A1 Critter Sitters and Beth Goldin of At Your Service LI will all be lending their expert advice, answering questions and helping by giving tremendous business information.  This event will be moderated by Nancy Hassel, President of Long Island Pet Professionals (and a former pet sitter with 20 years experience!)
Refreshments and lite fare will be served at this event. RSVP asap as there is only room for 25 pet professionals at this event! CLICK HERE to RSVP and to see all topics that will be discussed!
 (Only 15 seats left available for this event RSVP soon to secure your spot!)


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

Adoption Corner!


Introducing Hazel, Caramel & Adrienne! 


Hazel is a sweet girl who is about a year old. She is a little shy but 
very friendly. She tested ok with cats so far. (She seemed more afraid 
of them than anything.) She should be fine in a home with children. She 
knows sit and down! Hazel is now part of the Canine Good Citizen 
training program!

She is available at:
Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center
210 S. Denver Ave, Bay Shore, NY 11706








 Ron # 4070, Honey # 4071, and Baby # 4072 (Main Coone Mixes) are a trio of 16 year old siblings, turned into the shelter when their person passed away. Honey and her brothers are so sad and confused; they need to find a home as soon as possible before this change does them damage.
All three are mellow and loving cats, use to quiet and each other for comfort. We have updated all their medical and hope they find a loving home for their final years.


Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter 3320 Beltagh Avenue 
WantaghNY 11793, (516) 785-5220  


Adrienne is a petite, energetic & special girl. She is hard of hearing, yet very smart and knows her commands through sign language! This bright, social girl is just under 2 years old and has loads of potential. Adrienne has been here for a long time waiting her turn for that special someone out there.
For the month of April, SASF is waiving our adoption fees on all of our Patient Pets here more than 90 days. Adrienne is patiently waiting! Come meet her and play awhile! You won't regret it!
Adrienne is available for adoption at:
102 Old Riverhead Road West 
Hampton BaysNew York 1194
(631) 728-7387


Want your Pet Featured in our Adoption Corner? 

CLICK HERE to submit your Shelter/Rescue pet!

(No personally owned pets will be accepted for re-homing)

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