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Pet Events Newsletter for October 5 - 12, 2016
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October is
Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

Please visit your local shelter to
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Upcoming Featured Event!

New Jersey Family Pet Show

coming up:

November 5 & 6, 2016
Saturday, 10am - 7pm
 Sunday 10am - 5pm

The Garden State Expo Center
50 Atrium Drive
Somerset, New Jersey 08873

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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December 15, 2016!

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

Pet Hero Awards
Friday, October 7, 2016 
6pm - 10pm 
Gotham Hall
1356 Broadway
Manhattan, NY

Pet Hero Awards ceremony at the elegant Gotham Hall in Manhattan on Friday October 7th, 2016. The 2016 Award winners include an all-star lineup.  The Pet Hero Awards™ prestigious animal welfare award ceremony showcasing people, organizations, corporations, veterinarians and pets that serve to inspire others to promote animal welfare.  These awards showcase the causes and needs of those who protect animals.  The cost is $500 per person and up for VIP seating. For more information click here to purchase a ticket or make a donation click here.

Northern California Sled Dog Rescue (NorSled) "So Mush Fun" Fundraiser
Saturday, October 8, 2016
7am - 11:30am
Lagoon Valley Park
4681 Pena Adobe Road
Vacaville, CA 95696

Northern California Sled Dog Rescue (NorSled) rescues, fosters and rehomes unwanted, abandoned and abused Northern breed dogs: Siberian Huskies, Alaskan Malamutes, Samoyeds, and mixes of these breeds. NorSled rescued 260 northern breed dogs in 2015. NorSled's 6th annual "So Mush Fun Fundraiser" is timed bike, scooter, sulky and cart races around the 2 mile lagoon. All dog breeds welcome! We have a beginners musher's class, NorSled t shirts, raffle baskets and silent auction items.  $40 per event to participate.  Join us at the event and cheer the teams on (Free!) All proceeds from this event go to the dogs we rescue! Please join us and help us help the dogs.  For more info call 800 471.5822 or email or click here.

ARF's 23rd-Annual Stroll to the Sea Dog Walk 
Saturday, October 8, 2016 
9am - 12pm 
Mulford Farm
11 James Lane
East Hampton, NY 11937 

ARF's 23rd Annual Stroll to the Sea Dog Walk at Mulford Farm, 10 James Lane in East Hamptons is a fun family event that promotes responsible dog ownership and awareness of ARF from 9am-12pm. (9am registration, 10am Walk) Mutts, purebreds and pedigrees are invited to take the two-mile walk to the ocean and back to help the animals at the ARF Adoption Center. The morning includes free refreshments, a free t-shirt (artwork by Isaac Mizrahi), free ARF tote bag, free nail clippings for dogs, dog treats, contests, a dog agility course, and music by noted Hamptons folksinger Sandy Rapp. Pre-registration starts at $30 at, day of the event $35. To register by phone call Jean 631.537.0400 x219. Rain Date: October 9 (8am Registration, 9am Walk).  For more info click here.  

Pull for Puppies 
Saturday, October 8, 2016 
9:00am to 1:00pm 
The Beach at Craig Ranch 
6145 Alma Road 
Mckinney, TX 

The 2016 Pull for Puppies event in McKinney, Texas is a charity tug of war tournament benefiting Operation Kindness - North Texas' largest no-kill animal shelter. Over 30 teams and nearly 400 participants from all over Dallas/Fort Worth will be coming to McKinney, TX on Saturday, October 8th to play in the largest, organized tug of war tournament in Texas.  For more info call 512-587-7678 or email or click here. $20 per participant.

Newark Community Healthy Pet Clinic Annual Dog Walk
Sunday, October 9, 2016
10:00 am Registration/11:00 am walk to 2:00 pm
Branch Brook Park
Cherry Blossom Welcome Center
Branch Brook Park Drive
Newark, NJ

First Annual Dog Walk Fundraiser to benefit the Newark Community Healthy Pet Clinic which offers no cost wellness exams and vaccinations to eligible pets and their families. Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. and the walk begins at 11:00 a.m.
For more info call 862-219-1808 or click here. Admission is $25 per person.

American Pet Professionals  In-Person Seminar  
& Networking Event!
Thursday, October 20, 2016
6pm - 9pm
Holiday Express Inn East End
1707 Old Country Road
Riverhead, NY 11901

Join us at our next seminar-networking event: Using INSTAGRAM to Grow & Engage Your Audience! Learn to utilize & understand Instagram to bring new customers/adopters! Learn about Instagram Stories - When to Post - Who to Follow - How to get more EYES on your Instagram feed - Tips, Tricks and Secrets for amazing Instagram posts! In addition to learning about Instagram you will get to meet with other Pet Industry Experts, like-minded Pet Professionals to grow your pet pro community.  RSVP today for either event - we have room for up to 20 pet professionals at each event, dinner and refreshments will be served.  Perfect opportunity for you to learn kick off your week with inspiration & knowledge!   APP Members RSVP for $55.00 per person & NON-Members the cost is $70.00 per person.  To register as a NON-Member, click here.
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Adoption Corner!

Lacy is a sweet girl who was surrendered to Pets Alive recently due to a family illness. She is about 3 yrs old and does well with most other dogs and is very friendly. Lacy is a purebred Great Dane and would love a new forever home!

Pets Alive
363 Derby Road
Middletown, NY 10940
(845) 386-9738

Hi, my name is Tank. I'm looking for love and I'm the perfect catch! I'm handsome and handsome, I'm fun-loving and smart. I have the biggest heart ever! I'm a 3 year old blue nosed pitbull. I love girl dogs and all big and little kitties though. Won't you come visit me

Smithtown Animal Shelter
410 East Main St
(631) 360-7575

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