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Pet Events Newsletter for February 8 - February 15, 2017
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The Spring Business-2-Business (B2B) Boutique Trade Show for the Pet Industry returns to New York City on
Tuesday, May 2, 2017!

5th Annual
NYC Re-tails & Sales Pet Expo!

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Upcoming Featured Event!

Long Island Pet Expo  
March 10 - 12, 2017 
Suffolk Community College
Brentwood, NY


 Upcoming Featured Event!

Friday, February 10, 2017
6pm - 8pm
Click the picture above for details to this lovely free event!

The Pet Industry Generated $221.1 Billion Dollars into
the US Economy in 2015!
^ Click the picture above to read! ^

This February
American Pet Professionals
celebrates our 8th year anniversary!

**Save the Date**
for Celebratory Networking Event!
Monday, February 28, 2017
6:30pm - 9pm
Hauppauge, NY 

Upcoming Featured Event! 
Tomorrow night!  

NYC Pet Fashion Show
 Thursday, February 9, 2017
6pm - 11pm 
Hotel Pennsylvania 
New York City, NY 

Global Couture for Animal Rescue! 
Click picture for more info.  

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

NYC Pet Fashion Show
Thursday, February 9, 2017 
6pm - 11pm
Hotel Pennsylvania
W. 33rd Street & 7th Ave.
New York, NY

New York Pet Fashion Show Presented by Tropiclean Pet Products
Global Couture for Animal Rescue: A tribute to fashion from around the world to save our animals and honor our planet. Welcome to the largest pet fashion and animal rescue benefit in the country! The 2017 NYPFS is a celebration of the couture style of our world, dedicated to rescuing our animals in need and honoring our planet. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals. $50 online, $60 at the door, Pets attend free, click here for additional details.  

My Furry Valentine
Thursday, February 9, 2017 
6pm - 9pm  
Long Island Aquarium
431 East Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901

Join the North Fork Animal Welfare League on a new aquatic journey featuring food and drinks at the Long Island Aquarium. All proceeds raised by our underwater friends will benefit our four-legged friends. A silent auction, buffet dinner, DJ entertainment, magician, cash bar and more surprises await! Access to the Aquarium. Silent Auction includes African Safari! Family friendly event.  $75 per person for event tickets. Sponsorship available. Call 631-765-1811 for details or purchase tickets online at

Justice for Solider - Court 
Friday, February 10, 2017 
8:15am - 12 noon
Suffolk County District Court 
400 Carleton Avenue  
Central Islip, NY 11722
JOIN US FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10th, 2017 - Be there to stand in peaceful protest at the court steps for 8.30am. The judge sits and court begins at 9.30am.  If convicted Veleda Bailey: faces 2 years max for the Felony Charge, must register with Suffolk County as an animal abuser, cannot reside in any home with pets, cannot buy/adopt/acquire pets. There is an order of protection against her to keep the remaining dogs safe.  Bailey was charged with ONE E Class Felony under "Buster's Law" and SIX A Class Misdemeanors for Torturing & Injuring Animals. Every shelter and rescue should have a representative present.  Almost Home Animal Rescue & Adoption who sounded the siren on this case.  All residents of LI especially Suffolk County should try to attend. For all info, click here. 

Valentine's Day Yappy Hour
Friday, February 10, 2017 
6pm - 8pm 
Greenport Harbor Brewing Company
42155 Main Road
Peconic, NY 11958

Join Harbor Pet at Greenport Harbor Brewing Company as they co-host their first Valentine's Day Yappy Hour on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 6pm - 8pm. Guests can bring their furry valentine's to sample lovely Grrowlers by Life is Grruff and any pups that come dressed in anything pink or red to the event and will receive a free treat and a chance to win a raffle!  Humans can enjoy some brews and play cupid for their pups as they mingle and see what puppy love emerges.  This is a free event, dogs in attendance should be well behaved, leashed and no retractable leashes please.  For more information about this event call or for more information about Harbor Pet, call (631) 477-1518. 

Agility Championship/ Meet the Breeds
Saturday, February 11, 2017 
See times below 
Piers 92 & 94 
711 12th Ave. at 55th St. & West Side Highway
New York, NY

4th Masters Agility Championship Preliminaries (8 am - 4 pm)
AKC's Meet The Breeds (10 am - 5 pm)
Tickets: $32 Adult; $10 for children under 12
Tickets available at door: $35 Adult; $10 for children under 12
Held at Piers 92/94, Agility Finals at night, see here for all ticket pricing and information.  

3rd Annual Pupscouts Red Carpet Event
Saturday, February 11, 2017 
7pm - 10pm 
Ground floor storefront
225 East 57th Street
between 2nd and 3rd Avenues
New York, NY 10022

This is the party at Pet Fashion weekend that stars the audience instead of the runway. Focusing on "who are you wearing" just like the actual Oscars Red Carpet, the participants are the ones in the spotlight. The Third Annual PupScouts Red Carpet Event is where the #bitchstolemylook contest rules! Dogs dressed for the red carpet with their always glamorous humans will mingle while eating NYC favorites such as Hot Pretzles, Pizza, Chinatown dumplings and Sabrett Hot dogs! Dont forget our always popular candy buffet and NY Cheesecake!  Raffles tickets will support the efforts of Waggy Tails Rescue and proceeds from the event program will go to the Mayor's Alliance for NYC Animals.  For more info or to purchase tickets to this event click here.  

Sharing the Love! Valentine Open House and Low Cost Vaccine Clinic
Saturday, February 11, 2017 
11am - 3pm
ARF Adoption Center
91 Daniels Hole Road
Wainscott, New York 11975

Join the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF) for a Valentine's Day Open House and Low Cost Vaccine and Microchip Clinic from 11am-3pm at the ARF Adoption Center, 91 Daniels Hole Road in Wainscott. Offering FVRCP, DA2PP, Bordetella, Rabies and Microchipping for just $10 each*! Plus meet ARF's adoptable animals. No appointment necessary.
*For cats and dogs only. All animals must be spayed/neutered to receive these low cost services. For more information call (631) 537-0400 or contact

Ales & Tails
Sunday, February 12, 2017 
1pm - 4pm  
Hoptron Brewtique
22 West Main Street
Patchogue, NY 11772

Come enjoy some delicious craft beer and wine at our 4th Annual Ales for Tails Fundraiser! Non-alcoholic options available as well!  Snacks and Finger Foods will be available for free! We will be having amazing raffles. All proceeds will help people and animals in our community.  This is a community event, all are welcome, including children! Sorry, no pets are allowed!  No cover charge.  For more info call (631) 505-3833 or email or click here.

Super Pet Expo
Friday - Sunday, February 10 - 12, 2017 
see website for daily hours 
NJ Convention & Expo Center
97 Sunfield Avenue
Edison, NJ 08837

The Super Pet Expo returns to Edison, NJ in 2017! It's a pet lovers dream weekend: Visit with local and national Exhibitors, Shop pet products galore, Seeking a new furry family member? Chat with Rescue Organizations, Dock Diving, Luring, Rabbit Agility, Free Readings by Pet Communicator, Live Cooking Demos and more!  All friendly, leashed pets welcome!  For all info and ticket pricing click here.  

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
Monday & Tuesday, February 13 & 14, 2017 
Piers 92 & 94 - During the Day
Madison Square Garden - At Night
New York, NY  

Click here for all information about the dog show - see you there! 
Tell them you heard about it from American Pet Professionals Newsletter!
Adoption Corner!
Mayzie is an adorable female Pit Bull mix who is very sweet, playful and loves attention.

Mayzie wish for Valentine's Day would love a comfortable home with a family to love her! She should be good with kids and tested well with cats and loves dogs. Come down and meet her!
Islip Animal Shelter & Adopt A Pet Center
210 S. Denver Avenue
Bay Shore, NY 11706
(631) 224-5660
Rory is a happy girl who is about 7 years old. She is very friendly and super excited to be with people. The first thing she does out of the cage is look for loving!

Rory is playful and loves to play fetch. She will bring the ball back to you time and again. After a few runs after the ball, she'll relax right next to you or on top of your feet. She tested well with cats.

Won't you be her Valentine?

Islip Animal Shelter & Adopt A Pet Center
210 S. Denver Avenue
Bay Shore, NY 11706
(631) 224-5660
Adele is an adorable female mix who is 2-3 years old. She knows her sit and is learning more basic obedience.

Adele does have a lot of playful energy, but also loves belly rubs and cuddle time. She tested well with cats and most dogs. She'd do best in a home with kids 7+.

Islip Animal Shelter & Adopt A Pet Center
210 S. Denver Avenue
Bay Shore, NY 11706
(631) 224-5660

is a sweet, friendly male cat that came to Pets Alive as a result of a hoarding situation in May 2015. But that hasn't hindered his progress since he's come to Pets Alive. He's a very loving guy, likes other cats and will let you pet him all day long! He's also very playful and would love a forever home. He's on a special diet of ProPlan Urinary Tract food which can be purchased at a pet store. Kadima is available for adoption - come and meet him and fall in love!
Pets Alive
363 Derby Road
Middletown, NY 10940
(845) 386-9738

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