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Pet Events for July 23 - July 30, 2014

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Save the Date!
    BOAT Cruise, Cocktail Party & Networking Event!

Thursday, August 21, 2014
6pm - 9pm 

Click here to find all details and RSVP!

 Naturalist On Board -
Stop at an Island -
Food & Cocktails
Networking & more!

Save the Date!

Thursday, October 16, 2014
2pm - 8pm

Exclusive event for Retailers!
Made in the USA Natural Pet Product Expo! Click the logo to find out more!

Upcoming Event!

3rd Annual Summer Benefit

at the home of 

Ellen & Chuck Scarborough

520 First Neck Lane Southampton, NY 11968


Saturday, July 26, 2014

 From 5-8pm


Special performance by Grammy Award-winning 




Master of Ceremonies: 

Chuck Scarborough


Guest Speaker:  Bill Persky

Emmy award winning comedy writer & proud rescue parent!

Honoring our Therapy dogs

 Leo and Lola




Live auction by Chuck Scarborough

*Amazing Silent auction   

*BarkBox station

*Joe and Liza's Ice cream cart   *Starbucks


Tickets $125 in advance-$175 at door


For tickets and further information:

Click here or Email [email protected] or call Michelle at 631 903 9215

Historic Dog Friendly LI


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


Long Island:   


Selden Dog Park Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening!

Saturday July 26, 2014

10 am

Selden Dog Park

Boyle Rd, Selden - Between Carston St. and Corvair Ln

Selden, NY 11784


Please join Central Suffolk Paws, LI-DOG, Boy Scout Troop 229, elected officials from the Town of Brookhaven, fellow dog owners and their dogs for the

Grand Opening of the Selden Dog Park on Boyle Road! The new Off-Leash Dog Park, which is approximately 57,000 square feet, is fully fenced and is divided into large dog and small dog areas (25 pounds and under). Each section has plenty of shade, benches and poop stations. There will be raffles and goody bags for the first 75 attendees along with giveaways and refreshments and The Town of Brookhaven's Animal Shelter will be bringing adoptable dogs in need of loving homes. Lisa Mongiello of Innovative Pet Care, a NYS licensed Veterinarian Technician will be on hand for a brief Pet First Aid demonstration. We are also an agility sampler demonstration at 2:30. They will show you a small taste of what you could do with your dog.  The dog park is free for the Town of Brookhaven resident's use, but on Saturday, we're inviting all our fellow dog owners to celebrate the opening of this beautiful new park!  Please show your appreciation for this park by bringing a donation for the homeless pets. Rescues are always in need of dog and cat food, blankets, towels, cat litter and toys.  For more info contact Irene Rabinowitz at 631-871-6759 or by email at [email protected] or




3rd Annual Summer Benefit for  
Gimme Shelter Animal Rescue

Saturday, July 26, 2014


520 First Neck Lane

Southampton, NY 11968


Special performance by Grammy Award-winning  Singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright. Master of Ceremonies: Chuck Scarborough! Guest Speaker:  Bill Persky Emmy award winning comedy writer & proud rescue parent! Honoring our Therapy dogs Leo and Lola! Cocktails hors d'oeuvres music by dj ray jarrell. Live auction by Chuck Scarborough: Amazing Silent auction; BarkBox station; Joe and Liza's Ice cream cart; Starbucks and more. Tickets $125 in advance-$175 at door. For tickets and further information: Click here or Email [email protected] or call Michelle at 631 903 9215.




Forgotten Friends of Long Island

Annual Bowl-a-thon!

Saturday, July 26, 2014

8pm - 10pm

AMF Wantagh Lanes

1300 Wantagh Avenue

Wantagh, New York 11793


Annual Bowl-A-Thon is a fun event for the entire family. It's good exercise and it benefits a good cause. The goal is to raise funds for the care of abandoned, neglected and abused dogs and cats. There will be an open cash bar, plus an opportunity to win great raffle prizes. FFOLI is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal rescue group. There is no paid staff. Monies raised will enable FFOLI to provide quality medical attention and rehabilitation for the dogs and cats in their care. We HIGHLY recommend reserving your spot in advance, this will also allow us to notify the venue of how many lanes will be needed. To register and pay online, visit our website.  $20 per person, includes: Unlimited number of games within 2 hours and bowling shoes, pizza and unlimited soda. Questions? Call 516-719-0808, or email [email protected]




Canine Experience

St. Johnland Nursing Center

Sunday, July 27, 2014

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

395 Sunken Meadow Road

Kings Park, NY 11754


Canine experience is a multiclub, multisport event that introduces and welcomes owners of newly AKC-registered puppies to educate them about the sport of dogs. The daylong event features educational presentations and provides an opportunity for potential owners to be mentored by experienced exhibitors and club members before an afternoon match, during which new exhibitors and future fanciers practice their newly learned skills.  This is a Free event to attend, pet friendly (leashed and well behaved please) and for more information call 631-277-2201.




Sea Turtle Release!

Sunday, July 27, 2014


Ponquogue Pavillion

Hampton Bays, NY


Come see the rescued sea turtle Estonia, be released back in to the wild on Sunday, July 27 at 5pm in Hampton Bays, NY.  Rescued, rehabilitated and being released by the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation. This is the first release of a sea turtle for the season. Click here for directions and more information. 




New York City:


Annual Luau Doggy Pool Party 2014!

Fundraiser for Stray from the Heart

Sunday July 27, 2014

2pm - 6pm

Boat Basin Caf�

West 79th Str & The Hudson River

New York, NY 10024


Join us for the annual luau doggy pool party 2014! Cool off & help support dogs in need at Stray from the Heart! 100% of the profit goes to canine rescue & veterinary care.  We will have a photo booth, raffles, doggy pools for your pups to cool off in, Ice-cold refreshments and owners and their pets are welcome in Luau attire! Dogs are welcome at this event - well socialized, spayed & neutered and supervised by their owners at all times. The cost is $20 per person, tickets sold at the door, cash & checks only.  For more info click here






Grand Re-Opening Celebration & Benefit Weekend!

August 15- 17, 2014

10am - 5pm

Harbor Pet

25 Front Street

Greenport, NY 11944


Celebrating new ownership and giving back to the NoFo pet community! Tail wagging excitement will fill the air in Greenport Village the weekend of August 15 - 17, 2014 to celebrate the 'Grand Re-Opening' of Harbor Pet! Two Evenings of Yappy Hours! Adoptable dogs; Pet Portraits (Hand drawn in color pencil on the spot); Pet Photos (printed for you on the spot by professional pet photographer); giveaways, raffles, refreshments and much more!!  A portion of the proceeds from the weekend events will be donated to NFWAL. For all de-TAILS click here!

For more info call (631) 477-1518. 




Boat Cruise, Cocktail Party & Networking Event for the Pet Industry! 

Thursday, August 21, 2014

6pm - 8pm

Dock behind the Long Island Aquarium
431 East Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901 


Long Island Pet Professionals sets sail for a summer Boat Cruise and Cocktail Party Networking event being held for area pet professionals. The exclusive event will take place on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 6pm and the boat sets sail at 6pm, guests are asked to be there by 5:45pm, and is leaving from Riverhead, NY behind the Long Island Aquarium. The event will include plenty of networking for pet professionals to mingle and get to know each other better. A Naturalist on board; A stop at the preserve island; wine, beer, bottled water, and lite cocktail nibblers too; and a swag bag for each attendee of the event as a thank you for attending! 

***A portion of the proceeds will go to one of our member non-profit rescue groups - to be chosen the night of the event!*** The cost for the Boat Cruise networking event is $60.00 per person for official Members of Long Island Pet Professionals and $75.00 per person for Non-members. To RSVP click here or call for more info (631) 446-1105.



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Adoption Corner!

Introducing Georgia, Ivy, Pikachu & Kitties!

Georgia is a friendly, sweet girl who is about 6 years old. She is active for her age and would love a yard and family to play with. She gets along with other dogs and cats too! 



Pikachu is a male Pomeranian mix who is full of sass. He is house broken andgets along with small dogs. He needs a home without any children. He does have guarding issues, so an experienced dog owner is best for him. Please ask to see him out of the cage!

Georgia, Ivy & Pikachu are at the:
Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-A-Pet Center 210 S. Denver Ave 
Bay Shore, New York 11706 
(631) 224-5660 

The Smithtown Animal Shelter has many kittens for adoption, the little ones are handled and socialized by our volunteer staff

they are  friendly have their initial shots and de-worming. Come in to the shelter and visit our cats and kittens.


Smithtown Animal Shelter

410 East Main Street

Smithtown New York 11787

Tel: (631) 360-7575




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