Pet Events Newsletter for July 29 - August 5, 2015
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This Week's Pet Events Newsletter is brought to you by
Canine Camp Getaway of NY!

Summer is here with hazy, hot and humid days and that means it's time to start planning your FALL vacation! But what do you do when you desperately need a vacation but can't imagine leaving your four-legged BFF behind?  

Don't worry, CANINE CAMP GETAWAY OF NY has you covered, with a vacation designed to be tons of fun for you AND your pup! Set against the stunning backdrop of the Adirondack Mountains in beautiful Lake George, NY, Canine Camp Getaway is the ultimate fall vacation for dogs and dog lovers!

         Swim in the dog-friendly pool, try your hand (or paw) at agility, hike the scenic trails, take classes in K9 nose work, frisbee, lure coursing, flyball, rally obedience or Barn Hunt, relax at a "Barks & Crafts" class, learn Canine CPR and enjoy seminars by top veterinarians and trainers.

At night, unwind with your dog at Yappy Hour, indulge in gourmet meals and enjoy evening entertainment with your pup at your side.

Our next Getaway is set for the early FALL from September 18-21, 2015 and space is running out fast, so book your vacation today and don't let your dog be
 shut out of the fun!
For more information, visit or to get an application, contact us at or 877-592-2674. 

 Thank you to Canine Camp Getaway for making this newsletter possible!

Did you see the latest issue of
Hamptons Pet Magazine?
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Where in the World is Cody?
Click his picture to see where he was and who won!

Happy Mutt's Day!
July 31, 2015

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Networking Event
for Pet Professionals in NY!
Mid Summer Mix & Mingle!
Thursday, July 30, 2015
6pm - 9:30pm
At a LI Vineyard!
Click the picture for more info

Live Music
Wine Tasting
Goody Bags & more!

We had the wrong link for this last week! It has been corrected - click the pic below and listen away!

Do you know what you should have
Trademarked, Registered & Copyrighted
to protect your pet business?

Listen in to our
with Shahrina Ankhi-Krol, Esq.
who specializes in trademark & copyright law for the
Pet Industry!
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at the upcoming NYC Retails & Sales Pet Expo by September 1, & save! 

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 
2pm - 8pm 
Hotel Pennsylvania 
New York City 
To become a vendor at this Exclusive B2B Boutique Pet Product Expo,  
click here. 

Weekly Featured Member!
Judy Tarasek of
Positively Pet Partners, LLC!

Check out our NEW weekly
Interview series with members of
American Pet Professionals!
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Pet, Pet Related & Nature Events For Long Island, NYC, NJ, PA & CT & now Nationwide! 

Thursday is "PURRS"day @ Barkfield Road
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Barkfield Road
3 Hewitt Square
East Northport, NY 11731

Barkefield Road is happy to welcome the volunteers and adoptable cats/kittens from the Smithtown Animal Shelter on this "PURRS"day July 30th. Please plan on stopping down to take a peek. We're pretty sure you're bound to fall in love. (All adoptions are subject to formal screening protocol including filling out an application for approval, followed by vet and reference checks.)  ALSO on Saturday, Barkfield Road is excited to welcome the volunteers and adoptable dogs of "Friends of Freddie Pet Rescue" on the fifth Saturday in their "Save Me Saturday" campaign, August 1, 2015, from 11 am - 3 pm.   For more info call (631) 651-9292, email

Mid-Summer Mix & Mingle Networking Event! For Pet Pros!
Thursday, July 30, 2015
6pm - 9pm
Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard
2114 Sound Avenue
Baiting Hollow, NY

American Pet Professionals is excited to be hosting this year's mid-summer mix & mingle networking event at one of Long Island's gorgeous vineyards, farm and horse rescue in Baiting Hollow, NY.  If you have never been to wine country on LI, what better way to network, be among your pet peers and enjoy the beautiful grounds and yummy wines? The event includes: 3-Wine Tastings & Hors d'Oeuvres included; Live Music!; Private networking area - although you are welcome to mingle and if you want to have more wine (so you don't whine!), there is wine and beer on tap at their cash bar.; Tour of the Horse Rescue (visit their gorgeous 30 horses on the property) exclusively by owner of Sharon Levine!
AND a portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit the horse rescue as well; and a Goody bag for each pet professional attendee. For more info and to RSVP click here or call (631) 446-1105.  Networking event of the summer for pet pros on LI! Don't miss out!

Surf Dog Competition! - California
Saturday, August 1, 2015
9:00am to 3:00 pm
2 Elder Ave. 
Imperial Beach, CA 91932

It's time for the most adorable surf event of the year. At the Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition, the most fearless dogs will jump on their boards, paddle out and hang 20! This event must be seen to be believed. Bring the whole family for a day of rad competitions, goodies and fun! Now in its tenth year, the Surf Dog Competition promises to be a sweet time for two- and four-legged dudes and dudettes. Enter your dog in the surf competition or just come take in all the fun under the sun! Other Dog and Family Friendly Activities So much more than surfing Dog food garden (food & treat samples) Kid zone Beginners agility course Free photo booth (with green screen) Free video booth Dog adoptions Vendor booths Off-leash play area Beer garden Food trucks Competition Schedule Get on board for each event 9:00 AM: Small Surf Dog Heat 9:40 AM: Medium Surf Dog Heat 10:40 PM: Large Surf Dog Heat 11:20 PM: X-Large Surf Dog Heat 12:20 PM: Tandem Heat 1:00 PM: Finals 2:00 PM: Awards Ceremony. Admission: FREE.  For more information and directions, click here.

Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter Adoption Event &

Bubble Bath Bonanza!

Saturday August 1st, 2015

12:00pm - 5:00 PM  

Pet Valu

4581 Austin Blvd

Island Park, NY 11558


Come meet a few from our hundreds of adoptable dogs and cats. Say "hi" to some of our available animals, dedicated volunteers and staff. Call the store @ #

516 431 4785 to make an appointment to bath your dog with the proceeds being donated to help our homeless pets. Summer is officially here; it's a great time to be out walking your new fur friend or letting them enjoy backyard sprinkler and kiddy pool time. Let a formerly homeless kitty blossom into your new indoor furball in safety and air conditioning. All our animals are dewormed, vaccinated age appropriate, altered, and microchipped; dogs are HW tested and cats FIV / Fe Lv tested. Please bring landlord contact and veterinary info where applicable, and contact info for @ least 2 unrelated references who can be reached. Approved applicants need photo ID confirming address. We have begun our "Summer Of Love" with waived adoption fees for approved applicants. For more info call (516) 785-5220 or email




Matilda's Annual Big Bash & pet fashion show NYC

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

5pm - 7pm

Algonquin Hotel

59 West 44th Street 

New  York City, NY 10036 


Calling all Cat Lovers This event is for you! Matilda's Annual Big Bash at the Algonquin Hotel. In honor of the NYPD Animal Cruelty Investigative Squad, with a special salute to NYC's First Responders. Benefiting the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's animals, with a Feline Fashion Show by Ada Nieves! $30 Entrance Donation. Space is Limited. No Outside Animals Permitted RSVP: Alice 212-419-9197 or  There will be an Adoption Event, Raffle, Reception, Fashion Show and more!  For more info click here.  


Tell them you heard about it from American Pet Professionals & Newsletter!
Adoption Corner!
Chloe and Portia are two sisters who were rescued with three other rabbits who were abandoned in a wooded preserve in Baldwin Harbor. They have a strong bond with each other. These twin tails are ready to hop into their forever home!

Long Island Rabbit Rescue Group
Great Neck, NY 11021
Denise Bertolotti
(516) 510-3637
Chelsea is a a beautiful, fawn colored, 60 lb female Pitty mix who is about 3 years old currently in boarding in Calverton. Chelsea has had a sad life and was likely used as a breeding dog and thrown way when they were done. She is now safe, happy and life is looking up for this little girl! Chelsea is a sweet dog who loves people. She loves to play outside and is obsessed with her ball. She is an easy going gal, who would be a wonderful companion.  This girl needs a second chance at a loving home.
Posh Pets Rescue
770 Park Place
Long Beach , NY 11561 - Linda Vetrano - (917) 319-4304

Becky is 4 month old doberman mix that was hit by a car. Thank goodness that this poor baby did not suffer from any broken bones. She is currently being nursed for her lacerations and is one antibiotics. She is looking for her permanent family to love!
Sweetest Dog Rescue
Ridge, New York 11961
Catrina - - (631) 953-5643

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