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Pet Events Newsletter for August 10 - August 17, 2016
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Pet, Pet Related & Nature Events For Long Island, NYC, NJ, PA & CT & now Nationwide!

Celebrate Bark Hour at Andaz Wall Street's Bull & Beer Garden
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
5pm - 8pm
Andaz Wall Street
75 Wall Street
New York, New York 10005

Andaz Wall Street's Bull & Beer Garden is celebrating their Bark Hour with treats, drinks and games for humans and four-legged friends. If you have a dog, bring your pup to join us along with The Salty Paw & Bideawee for this special Bark Hour Salon Event. Don't have a furry friend? Bideawee will be onsite with pups you can consider adopting that day! Dog owners will be rewarded with dog treats for their pups and reduced pricing of beers and pretzels at $5 and $4. Beer & bites for humans from Bull & Beer Garden; Doggie beer and frozen yogurt for the pooches from The Salty Paw; Meet some four-legged friends from Bideawee. For more info call (646) 780-0158, email, or click here.

Woofstock on the Branford Green 
Saturday, August 13, 2016 
11am - dog walk
12pm - 6pm Festival!
Branford Green 
1019 Main St 
Branford, Connecticut

Woofstock on the Branford Green is a free, all-day music festival, was created in 2013 to help the non-profit no-kill Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter in Branford rescue, rehab, and re-home Connecticut community pets. In addition to outstanding live music by 4 Connecticut bands, our family and DOG friendly event will be filled with fun activities and food for all ages from 12 Noon to 6PM.  The day opens with the fundraising "Woofstock Woof Walk" at 11AM with gifts for all registered entrants. The festival begins at 12 Noon and includes The "Woofstock Hippie Dog Costume Contest" at 3PM, judged by Chaz from 99.1 WPLR, Liz Bennet from Bandit's Place, and Senator Ted Kennedy Jr. Register for both events, click here.  Children's activities include pet artwork with the Branford Art Center, face painting and art fun by The Drunken Palette, a Moon Bounce and Obstacle Course, and Connecticut celebrities in the Woofstock Dunk Tank being teased by Johnny Mac. Shopping will be provided by over 50 vendors, 3 popular food trucks, and all the local stores surrounding the scenic Branford Green. Come support shelter pets and save lives. If you have a dog, dress yourselves up as hippies to win prizes and be immortalized in pictures! Woofstock on the Branford Green is a free event with a suggested $5 donation or donations of animal shelter supplies like: rawhide bones, pet toys, bleach, paper towels, 40 gallon trash bags, etc. To see a complete list of needed supplies and to register for the hippie dog costume contest and Woof Walk click here. For more information, please call 201-638-7141 or email

Paws by the Bay Soirée to benefit North Fork Animal Welfare League
Saturday, August 13, 2016
2pm - 6pm
The Wharf House at Founders Landing
1025 Terry Lane
Southold, NY 11971

Enjoy great food & music on Peconic Bay while you support North Fork Animal Welfare League, a nonprofit organization committed to helping local animals in need for over 50 years. Fabulous hors d'oeuvres by Wine Country Caterers. Open bar. Live music by "Who Are Those Guys." Purchase tickets on or send a check to NFAWL, PO Box 297, Southold, NY 11971.  The cost is $95 per person. For more info call (631) 765-1811, email, or click here.

Laurie Anderson's Concert for Dogs at LongHouse
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Gates open at 5pm
Concert at 5:30 in the LongHouse Amphitheater
133 Hands Creek Road
East Hampton, NY 11937

On Saturday, August 13, world-renowned avant-garde artist, composer, musician and film director, Laurie Anderson, will perform her Concert for Dogs at LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton's not-for-profit art garden, museum, and educational organization founded by Jack Lenor Larsen. A share of the proceeds from the Concert for Dogs will go to the ARF (Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons), a charity dedicated to providing for the welfare of animals on the South Fork of Long Island. The ARF mobile will be on site for the event with dogs for adoption, as well as expert ARF dog handlers. The concert will be followed by a reception in the gardens, where pups and their owners can enjoy refreshments among the lush grounds. This is the first time that dogs have been welcomed to LongHouse. Leashed dogs are welcome! Concert tickets are valid for one person and one dog: $100 - Family Circle - standing room (limited); $150 - Orchestra (or first tier); $250 - Dress Circle (or top tier); $500 - For people who love dogs and LongHouse and would like a photographed portrait with Laurie and their dog.  For more information click here or call 631.329.3568.

10th Annual Get Wild Benefit for
The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center

Saturday, August 13, 2016 
6pm - 8pm 
Channing Family Sculpture Garden
639 Lumber Lane
Bridgehampton, NY 11932

Come meet some of our feathered and furry friends knowing that your donation makes a difference to the lives of the injured and orphaned wildlife that inhabit this region. The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization whose mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and release wildlife back into their natural habitat. While in our care we house, feed and provide veterinary treatment in addition to the TLC provided by our staff and volunteers. No injured or orphaned animal is turned away! Please show your support by attending our event and help us continue on our mission. We operate solely on donations from supporters like you! Ticket prices start at $250 for individual tickets.  For more information call 631-728-4200, email  or click here.

Normal Heights Yappy Hour
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 
6:00pm to 9:00pm 
The Rabbit Hole
3377 Adams Ave
San Diego, California

Join us at a NEW venue at The Rabbit Hole in #NormalHeights on Tuesday August 16th from 6PM-9PM . This will be our first #YappyHour with our Friends at The Rabbit Hole and we are so excited to help raise money for Frosted Faces Foundation! We will be having furiends from Zoe's Dog Training providing dog training tips and Your Best Buds Brew, LLC. is brining their Nutritious & Delicious Craft Dog Beer for the pups! Win some AWESOME prizes from the Raffle and DONATE to Play & take on your furiends to win win win with FUN games provided by The Rabbit Hole such as cornhole.  For more info call 623-696-7008 or email or click here.

Marketing & Branding Your Pet Business 1/2 Day Seminar & Education Event!
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 
7:45am - 12pm 
Hilton Garden Inn
Bridgewater, New Jersey

American Pet Professionals is thrilled to be heading to Bridgewater, New Jersey hosting our first 1/2 day seminar there! We have top pet industry expert Vicki Lynne Morgan of Animal Brands speaking on Marketing Strategies for Pet Businesses!
Marketing Strategies for Pet Businesses:
Do you know how to influence your target audience to behave in ways that are advantageous to your enterprise? Learn from Vicki how she has helped countless pet businesses grow and be more successful in her 30+ years experience!  If you don't market, you won't sell. So what is marketing and what is your marketing strategy to EARN MORE Sales for your pet business?

This program will help you to clearly identify and reach your target audiences using your time, energy and imagination. You'll see a presentation on leveraging your brand identity with low cost/no cost tactics that will turn your prospects into customers 'knocking on your door.' We are super excited to have Vicki Lynne Morgan at our event! And you will get a nice swag bag as a thank you for attending!

The 1/2 day event schedule is:
7:45am - 8:45am - check in, networking, breakfast
9am - 10:15am - Presentation by Vicki and Q&A.
10:15am - 10:30am break, networking
10:30am - 11:45am - In-depth Roundtable discussions
11:45am - wrap up the day's event.

This event is limited to 30 pet pros! Full breakfast, coffee and refreshments will be served. Be sure to bring business cards, a notebook & pen! The cost for Non-Members is $89.97 per person. RSVP HERE or to SAVE and get the Membership Rate, go to and Click JOIN and become a member today!

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Adoption Corner!
Hi, My name is a Star. I'm a sweet 4 year old pittie. I'm looking for a family to take me home. I love kids, walkies, and laps. I'm currently on a diet to get my figure back. My family gave me and my sister and 2 brothers up because they lost their home. I'd really like a forever home. I'm such a good girl!
Smithtown Animal Shelter
410 East Main St
(631) 360-7575

Meet Lily! This three-month old bundle of joy is super playful and cuddling. She's great with kids and is ready to go home! Lily would love to meet you! She's spayed, up to date on shots and is micro-chipped.

Pets Alive
363 Derby Road
Middletown, NY 10940
(845) 386-9738
HERO is a young handsome orange tabby boy, with gorgeous markings!, who lost his home. He's a social, sweet boy who is very active, playful and social... lots of youthful exuberance! He likes to 'burrow' in his bed, play with the laser toy, and get hugs. He's a little shy at first but settles in once he gets use to his environment and people.

LOCATION: Tavi Adoption Center, Oceanside Petco, 2824 Long Beach Road, Oceanside NY
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