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Pet Events Newsletter for October 26 - November 2, 2016
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Pet, Pet Related & Nature Events For Long Island, NYC, NJ, PA & CT & now Nationwide!    

Brookhaven Animal Shelter Barktoberfest
Saturday, October 29, 2016 
10am - 4pm 
300 Horseblock Road
Brookhaven , NY 11719

Come down on Saturday, October 29 for our Barktoberfest! We will Free adoptions! Music, Glitter tattoos, Vendors and more!  This is a pet friendly and free event! For more info call (631) 451-6961, email

ARF Halloween Pawty for Kids & Dogs
Saturday, October 29, 2016 
11am - 2pm 
Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons
91 Daniels Hole Road
Wainscott, NY 11975

Join ARF for tricks and treats and see all the adoptable cats and dogs at the ARF Adoption Center at 91 Daniels Hole Road in Wainscott from 11am-2pm. Take a walk along the haunted trail and enter to win best costume for children and pets. Fun for the whole family. Admission is free and pet friendly. For more contact or call 631.537.0400 x203.

Camp Bow Wow's Halloween Bash & Benefit
Saturday, October 29, 2016 
11am - 3pm 
Hudson Valley Harley Davidson
33 New York 304
Nanuet, NY 10954

Come join us to raise money for Heaven Can Wait, an organization helping homeless dogs find furever homes. Hudson Valley Harley-Davidson is hosting Camp Bow Wows 7th Annual Halloween costume party to benefit Heaven Can Wait Animal Rescue.  Live music with Rockland County's Own Joe D'usro and the Stone Caravan & More! BBQ by Hocus Smokus!  The contests and costume parade will start at 1:00pm.  There will be Halloween pet pictures with your pet and family will be offered along with games, contests and food!  Dogs and their humans are encouraged to wear their Halloween best for a costume contest! Noon with a great BBQ and drinks! Featuring the Hocus Smokus BBQ!
Raindate: October 30th 11am to 3pm.  For more info click here.

Friends of Valley Stream Dogs 5th Annual Howl-o-ween Party
Saturday, October 29, 2016 
12pm - 4pm  
Costume competition sign-up starts at 1:30. Competition is at 2:00pm 
Valley Stream Dog Park
Verona Place (by the library)
Valley Stream, NY 11580

Join us at the dog park for our annual Howl-O-Ween Fundraiser and help support the Friends of Valley Stream Dogs! There will be a doggy costume contest and parade, vendors, adoptable pups, raffles, and fun for the whole family.  All proceeds go to the Friends of Valley Stream Dogs.  For more info call (516) 350-8737 or email or click here.  

Little Lucy's Halloween Pet Parade
Saturday, October 29, 2016 
Little Lucy's
91 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968

Join us at our annual Halloween Pet Parade at Little Lucy's! This year our event is benefiting the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation.  We parade around Southampton village, pet costume contest after the parade and party as well!  For more info call (631) 287-2353 or click here.

Dog Days at Old Westbury Gardens
Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 29 & 30, 2016 
10:00 am - 5:00 pm (Sat)
11am - 4pm (Sun) 
Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury, NY 11568

Bring your leashed dog for an invigorating walk and healthy exercise in designated garden areas. Meet fellow dog lovers in a beautiful environment. Dog must be leashed.  SUNDAY 11am - 4pm - The festival features exhibits by animal welfare organizations, vendors, and rescue groups along with displays and activities. LI-DOG at Noon as will lead a group on-leash walk around the beautiful grounds of this estate, meet at the LIDog booth.  A costume contest and parade will take place at 3:00 pm. To participate in the parade you must register by 2:00 pm.  For more info click here or call (516) 333-0048. 
4th Annual Halloween Event, Parade & Adoptions!
Sunday, October 30, 2016 
11am - 2pm 
Bubbles & Biscuits
1484 Broadway Ave
Holbrook, NY 11741

This year we are having an ADOPTION event and collecting donations to benefit LIVE, LOVE, BARK RESCUE. Donations are greatly appreciated and can include dog food (anything except Beneful), toys, treats, leashes, collars, laundry detergent and dish soap. Please no rawhide as it is a choking hazard. If you are unable to attend the event feel free to drop off donations to Bubbles & Biscuits prior to the event.  Activities: Festive Fall Pictures; Bake Sale featuring all natural, Made in the USA treats from Barkfield Road and All proceeds go to Live Love Bark; Costume Contest @ 12:30 pm; Holbrook Halloween Parade @ 1:00 pm ~ Trick or treat with you pup down Main Street ~ begins and ends at Bubbles & BIscuits.  For more info click here.  

Great Pup-Kin Fest
Sunday, October 30, 2016 
11am - 4pm
Four Seasons Sunrooms & Windows
5005 Veterans Memorial Highway
Holbrook, New York 11741

The Great Pup-Kin Fest will a great way to enjoy a celebration of fall, Halloween and "furry little friends." The event will feature a range of family-friendly activities from face painting, an Arabian horse show, contests and prizes to a pet parade and pet adoptions from local animal rescues and shelters. This free event will be a great way to celebrate the season, while helping shelter pets find their "fur-ever" homes. Bring the family and the family pet in costume and help support a worthy cause. For more information call 631-563-4000 or click here.  Free pet friendly event. 

Howl "O" Ween Barkin' Brunch & Benefit
Sunday, October 30, 2016 
11am - 3pm 
The Refuge 
515 Broadhollow Road
Melville , NY 11747

You and your leashed dog are welcomed for brunch on the outdoor patio this Sunday. Brunch is served a la carte with specially priced brunch cocktails available. Complimentary treats & refreshments for your pooch to enjoy. Auction and raffles to benefit Almost Home Animal Rescue & Adoption. Adoptable Dogs. Best Pet Costume Contest.  For more info call (631) 577-4444, email or click here

Sunday, October 30, 2016 
12pm - 3pm 
Holiday Inn Express
3131 Nesconset Hwy
Centereach, New York 11720 
Join us for our annual pet costume contest and parade, rain or shine. For this Halloween-spirited celebration, guests are to bring their dogs and other pets dressed in costumes for a chance to win prizes. Costume judging and awarding of prizes will begin at 2:00pm. The event will be open to the public with FREE admission! For more info click here

2nd Annual Pup Costume Contest
Sunday & Monday October 30 & 31, 2016 
10:00am - 12:00pm ( Sun. 30th) 
180 Tenth Avenue at 20th Street
New York, NY 10011

Chelsea's High Line Hotel will once again welcome neighbors and guests to spooky Halloween celebrations in its front courtyard, Sunday, October 30th and Monday, October 31st, 2016. The yearly neighborhood events will take place from 10:00AM-12:00PM on October 30th and will feature the 2nd annual Pup Costume Parade and contest, pumpkin decorating, face painting, and a professional pumpkin carver.  Halloween night, neighborhood ghouls and goblins will be welcomed back to trick-or-treat in the hotel's front courtyard from 4:00PM to 7:00PM.  For more info about this event click here or call (212) 929-3888.   

This event was such a hit we are hosting it ONE more time for NY area!  
American Pet Professionals  In-Person Seminar  
& Networking Event!
Thursday, November 17, 2016
6pm - 9pm
Jack Duggan's Restaurant
145 Tulip Avenue
Floral Park, NY

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

This event was such a hit we are hosting it again TWO more times, next event is in Floral Park, NY - 1 block away from LIRR, easy for NYC pet pros to attend!  CT location/date will be announced soon.  RSVP's are already coming in for NY, register today to get your spot - the Riverhead event was SOLD OUT!

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Adoption Corner!

Roger is looking for a foster home or adoptive home. He's a mellow and well mannered 4yr old gentleman. He would much like a home with another dog but he doesn't care for cats. He was a owner surrender due to allergies the child developed. Roger loves car rides and curling up next to people. Though Roger loves all people, he does love males more so asks the females of the house not to get jealous.

Brookhaven Animal Shelter
300 Horseblock Road
Brookhaven, NY 11719
(631) 451-6950
This precious, petite, princess is Katie and she's a living doll. She loves people and pets. She's 2 years young and waiting to go home with you. Spayed, vaccinated and chipped!

Smithtown Animal Shelter
410 East Main st
Smithtown, New York 11787

Truman is a 3 month old kitten found along with his two sisters (Kennedy & Reagan) by a good samaritan on the streets in Brooklyn. He is now in foster care with Get A Bull. Truman is well socialized, friendly, loves to be held and loves to play with this sisters and his humans. He even has had some contact with a dog! Truman is healthy and will be neutered next week and then is ready to go home. Contact us for more information on adopting this cutie!
Get A Bull Rescue
PO Box 4221
Huntington, NY 11743
(516) 714-4403
Rosey and Jackie are a bonded mother-daughter pair who are looking for a forever home together. They are great girls who will keep you laughing all the time. They love playing and then cuddling up in a comfy bed.

Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation
102 Old Riverhead Road
Hampton Bays , NY 11946

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