Animal World USA is currently working with community leaders, shelters, rescue groups, agencies,  businesses and organizations daily across the entire state. 

Let's join together in this exciting New York Week for the Animals. Animal World USA is presenting the week as part of our AW USA Weeks for the Animals campaign and is thrilled to be working with the Mayor's Alliance for  NYC's Animals. We can surely expect New Yorkers to make history across the entire state with 125+ events. 
 October and All Year Around
A Salute to Military and Working K-9's

Fort Drum Army Base
91st Military Police Batallion
Bldg # 10715
Mt. Belvedere Blvd.   Ft. Drum, NY 13602-5000

We honor the service of the military and working K-9's and handlers. Please send cards or letters of support to these brave working canines and their dedicated handlers listed above who serve abroad and in the communities of New York. God Bless Our Troops. Let us all thank the courageous K-9's who have saved and protected so many lives. Please visit 
Thursday, October 4-6, 2019       8:00 am session start
2019 New York State Veterinary Conference
(**See Concert for the Animals on October 5th)

 Cornell University 930 Campus Road Ithaca, New York  607-253-3336 

The 2019 NYS-VC is a three-day continuing education opportunity that provides attendees with high-impact professional development, offering up to 24 RACE CE credits per person. This year’s conference includes innovative formats such as interactive case studies, hands-on labs, and panel discussions, on top of the more traditional lectures. 

It features a diversity of species tracks, with something for everyone – from early career veterinarians to seasoned practitioners and licensed veterinary technicians. Join us for networking events to meet current students and colleagues from every background and at every stage in their career. Located in the heart of the Finger Lakes, the conference combines the professional rigor of Ivy League continuing education with the world-class natural beauty and culture of Ithaca, NY.
Event type: CE Conference.

Scroll down calendar  to see Concert for the Animals from 4-5 on October 5th!
Saturday, October 5th      8:00 am - 12:00 noon
Best Friends Animal Society  Strut Your Mutt- New York City

Hudson River Park  Pier   555 12th Ave.    New York City, NY 10036

Best Friends Animal Society is teaming up with partner rescue groups, shelters and animal welfare organizations to help save the lives of homeless cats and dogs! Bring Fido to this charity dog walk that brings communities together to raise money and save the lives of homeless pets. 

When you fundraise, you choose where your support goes: to Best Friends Animal Society, or to your favorite participating local animal welfare organization. Best Friends, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, operates the nation's largest sanctuary for homeless animals; provides adoption, spay/neuter, and educational programs. 
Please visit
Saturday, October 5th      8:00 am – 10:00 am
Run Down the Runway 5K
~ Hosted by Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons~

East Hampton Airport   200 Daniels Hole Rd     Wainscott, New York 11937

The Run Down the Runway 5K is launching its first annual event with the goal of utilizing the airport space for a community inclusive event. The flat and fast, USATF Certified 3.1-mile, course will begin at the terminal of the East Hampton airport, allowing runners the opportunity to run down the main runway, 28, adjoining taxiways and aprons. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons.
  Saturday, October 5th        9:00 am-12:00 noon
 Chautauqua County Humane Society Walk 4 Paws 2019

Chautauqua Institution 1 Ames Avenue Chautauqua New York 14722 (716) 357-6250

Join us for the Walk 4 Paws 2019! This is the largest fundraising event of the year for the Chautauqua County Humane Society Join right now by visiting:

The event offers plenty of fun, breathtaking views and charitable giving for a great local nonprofit. Through our community support, local sponsors and dedicated volunteers, we were able to raise over $34,000 for the shelter in 2017. Help us make 2018 even bigger and better than ever!

Come join us for a beautiful walk with your pet through one of Chautauqua County's finest establishments and help us reach our goal of $30,000 for the animals of Chautauqua County.
Saturday, October 5th   5K Run: 7:30 am registration / check-in; race begins at 9:00 am
Dog Swims/Woof Fest  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5K Run Wild “Fur” the Animals and Family Pet Walk-Woof Fest 

Holtsville Ecology Site      249 Buckley Road       Holtsville, NY 11742

Prizes for top 3 fundraisers/most pledges raised; t-shirts for all individuals who raise more than $100 and event bracelets for all registrants; walk begins at 10:30 am; If you would like to help the Ecology Site, please consider downloading our Pledge Sheet and bring the completed form with you to the event

Pet Swim: $10 per pet; call to register. Half-hour sessions available from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm; 20 dogs per session

Woof Fest    Following the Run/Walk, Brookhaven Town’s Woof Fest will begin at 11:00 am The day’s activities include family fun activities with your pets, kids' crafts, games, puppet show, animal education programs, a pet costume contest, and demonstrations. Vendors are welcome. Please call 631-451-6118 for an application.
Saturday, October 5th 9:00 am-5:00 pm 
The Long Island Parrot Society Parrot EXPO 2019 

Freeport Recreation Center, 130 E. Merrick Road, Freeport, NY 11520   (516) 377-2314

Parrot EXPO 2019 is scheduled for Saturday, October 5. This is the BIG one! Long Island’s only major exotic bird event boasts a full day (9AM-5PM) of shopping, fun and education for pet bird lovers! This year’s theme, PARROTS & PIRATES. The popular mini-series workshops, held throughout the day, will focus on both these aspects of the avian lifestyle.

This year’s EXPO keynote speaker is Concetta Ferragamo. Concetta will be presenting on Behavior & Training and Foraging with your Parrots. Nature Nick's Animal Adventures and Ye Pyrate Brotherhood will be on hand to make this a truly memorable event!  

Enjoy the interactive education center where you can consult with longtime parrot owners about your own experiences in birdland! Learn which bird might be a good fit for your own family, share and learn from others’ avian behavior issues and ask all the questions!
Saturday, October 5th 9:00 am-5:00 pm 
Calvert Vaux Beach Clean Up with B.M.S.E.A.

Calvert Vaux Park  Between Bay 44th and Bay 49th St at Shore Pkwy  Brooklyn, NY 11214

Join NYC Audubon and Brooklyn Marine STEM Education Alliance (BMSEA) to help clean up Coney Island Creek at Calvert Vaux Park!  Each summer, debris from excessive beach use washes up on our city's shorelines. This waste can be extremely harmful to urban wildlife like whales, migratory birds, and more. Coney Island Creek used to be filled with oysters which provided a rich habitat for many marine species that have since left the area. 

The Billion Oyster Project deployed a new oyster reef in the creek and are closely monitoring its impacts on the ecosystem. We will meet at the SW corner of the Calvert Vaux Park Parking Lot.  All equipment is supplied, as well as snacks and water. Please dress for the weather and wear closed toed shoes.
                                               Saturday, October 5th 9:30 am –11:30 am
Birding: Fall Bird Walk for Beginners

Alley Pond Environmental Center  22806 Northern Blvd, Little Neck, NY 11362  

Learn to view and listen to our various species of birds. Learn to use binoculars and a field guide.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair. Event Organizer- Urban Park Rangers. Contact Number
(718) 352-1769

 The site of two twentieth century World's Fairs attended by millions of people, Flushing Meadows Corona Park continues to draw and delight visitors. The city’s second largest park!
 Saturday, October 5th    9:30 am -11:30 am
 PAWSAFE Adoptions 

Choice Pet Supply   1936 Route 6     Carmel, NY 10512   (845) 225-2762  

PawSafe Animal Rescue tirelessly strives for and envisions the day where every adoptable companion animal has a loving, responsible home, where no animal will suffer from abuse, neglect or ignorance. We look forward to a society that no longer views adoptable companion animals as a disposable commodity and people responsibly spay or neuter their animals to put an end to the overpopulation that exists today.
   Saturday, October 5th   10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Lollypop Farm Tack Sale! 

Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester 99 Victor Rd Fairport, NY 14450 585-223-1330

Add to your tack trunk and benefit horses in need! All sales will directly benefit the horses in need of new homes at Lollypop Farm. Donations of items no longer used are welcome, and will be included in the sales. Rain or shine!

Also October is Adopt-A-Dog Month! All month long, visit Lollypop Farm to find reduced adoption fees for dogs and free senior pups. There's nothing sweeter than welcoming a dog in need into your family.
Lollypop Farm places thousands of animals in new, loving homes every year, and the pets you see here are waiting for their own happy endings. Listings are updated in real time as animals become available or find new homes. We invite you to visit the Lollypop Farm main campus or one of our other adoption locations in the region so that we can help you find your new best friend.
Saturday, October 5th  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pit Bull Awareness Day  for Out of the Pits, Inc. Foundation

Brunswick Community Center   18 Keyes Ln    Troy, New York 12180

Join us for a fun filled day of education and activities showcasing the true nature of the pit bull. There will be vendors, music, a bake sale, a DJ/ live music, agility and other training demos, and lots of fun for the whole family!

Looking for an opportunity to meet the dogs we have for adoption? Please visit our facebook page the night before the clinic for a list of the dogs/pups that will be attending. We will also have Out of the Pits’ merchandise available for sale (T-Shirts, Sweats, Mugs and more). Clinic  
We will also have Out of the Pits’ merchandise available for sale (T-Shirts, Sweats, Mugs and more).
Pls read how this wonderful organization got started with sweet pittie "Alexis." 
     Saturday, October 5th                           10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Bide-A-Wee Cats and Dogs Adoptions 

Bide-A-Wee     Manhattan, NY 10023                       (866) 262-8133

For more than 113 years, Bideawee has been the leading pet welfare organization serving metropolitan New York and Long Island. Through a vast array of services Bideawee cultivates and supports the life-long relationships between pets and the people who love them. Please explore the site and get to know more about how Bideawee can accompany you and your pet through your life-long journey together.

Saturday, October 5th                              10:00 am-1:00 pm   
Capital District Humane Association Dog Adoption Clinic
For the Love of Animals

 PetSmart    609 Troy Schenectady Rd            Latham, New York   12110              (518) 785-4621

The Capital District Humane Association -- "For the Love of Animals" -- was formed in response to the serious need for a private animal welfare group to serve the Capital Region of New York State. It is incorporated and approved by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) of New York City.

Capital District Humane Association (CDHA) are volunteers with many years of experience working with displaced and homeless animals.    CDHA has found good homes for hundreds of displaced animals through a careful "adoption" process:   Visit
   Saturday, October 5th                               10:00 am -6:00 pm
Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter Adoptions 

Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter   3320 Beltagh Avenue    Wantagh, NY 11793

 Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter is located in Wantagh, LI. We have wonderful cats, kittens, dogs and puppies all who are waiting for their forever homes! We are open Sundays too!  Visit
Saturday, October 5th                            10:00 am-6:00 pm
Homeward Bound Dog Rescue of NY Adoption Clinic

Homeward Bound      202 Front St.   (our entrance is John St.) Schenectady, NY 12105     518.424.1738

All volunteer organization. We have some loving dogs just looking for a loving home.
There are many ways that you can add your talents to the work we do with Homeward Bound.

We have a continual need for foster homes as the availability of those homes is what dictates the number of dogs we are able to bring into our program. The more foster homes we have available, the more dogs we can keep out of shelters and in our care until they find their forever home. Pls consider volunteering. Have fun and save lives.
Saturday, October 5th       10:00 pm-4:00 pm
Central New York SPCA ---SPCA Charity Bake Sale

Central New York SPCA   5878 E Molloy Rd, Syracuse, NY 13211     Tel. 315-454-4479

Did you know that the CNY-SPCA has adoptions for dogs and cats for only $50? Hours of Operation
Monday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Tuesday Closed Wednesday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Thursday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday Closed

The Central New York SPCA has 400+ pets available. See all info and loving adoptables. 
So stop in today and make a shelter animal smile! Open MFS 10-4, Tues 10-2, Wed 10-3 Phone: (315) 454-4479
See available pets (dogs & cats)!
Saturday, October 5th    11:00 am – 2:00 pm
2nd Annual Ulster County SPCA Doggie Dash

HITS-On-The-Hudson 454 Washington Avenue Ext, Saugerties, New York 12477

The 2nd Annual UCSPCA Doggie Dash is the only 5k fun run/3k walk where you can bring your dog!!! Located at HITS-on-the-Hudson in Saugerties, this run/walk covers easy-to navigate terrain for all levels and your dog.

  5k run starts at 11:00 am, and 3k walk starts at 11:30 am. This event is fun for the whole family - strollers allowed. There will also be vendors, food trucks, music, raffles and dog contests with prizes!

Register today at Registration is $25 in advance and $30 the day of the run. The first 100 registrants receive a T-shirt and every finisher receives a medal! Trophies awarded for the first male/female run finisher and first male/female dog team run finisher. Dogs must be vaccinated, well-behaved and on a leash no longer than 6 feet.
Saturday, October 5th(& 6th)      11:00 am– 3:00 pm
Louie's Legacy Adoptions 

PetSmart     1520 Forest Avenue    Staten Island, NY 10302   (929) 308-2634

Louie’s Legacy Animal Rescue, Inc. is a non-profit and no kill animal rescue based in Cincinnati and Staten Island, New York. We are proudly foster based, meaning our animals live in homes, not shelters. This differentiates us and allows us to more thoroughly get to know our animals, ensuring they are matched with suitable, screened adoptive homes which meet our high standards. Adopt one of our loving pets
   Saturday, October 5th                            11:00 am- 2:00 pm
Keller's Kats Adoption Day 
Pet Supplies Plus     2157 Penfield Rd          Penfield, NY    14526     (585) 388-1673

Keller's Kats Rescue, Inc. is a not for profit 501(c)(3) animal rescue organization that was formed in October 2014 and is completely volunteer run. We are a dedicated group of individuals who work tirelessly to find suitable homes for abandoned, lost, and surrendered animals in jeopardy of euthanasia in and around Rochester, NY.
​Saturday,  October 5th 11:00 pm-3:00 pm
Pit Bull Awareness Day
Public · Hosted by Out of the Pits, Inc.

Brunswick Community Center  18 Keyes Ln, Troy, New York 12180

Join us for a fun filled day of education and activities showcasing the true nature of the pit bull. There will be vendors, music, a bake sale, a DJ/ live music, agility and other training demos, and lots of fun for the whole family!​

All to benefit our rescue & educational efforts at Out of the Pits.
There is no admission fee. Merchandise to help the loving dogs is priced separately. 

Out of the Pits is a not for profit organization that was founded in 1994. We seek to educate the public about the true nature of the American Pit Bull Terrier and to make them aware that they used to be one of America’s favorite breed of dogs. Our efforts are aimed at restoring the breed to its former position of esteem in the hearts and minds of people everywhere.

Our main focus is education. We visit dozens of schools with our certified therapy Pit Bulls to teach humane education throughout the New York Capital District, as well as nearby Massachusetts and Connecticut. We are also a rescue organization. Since our inception, we have successfully rehomed over 3,000 dogs, and helped many more stay in their homes. Adopt! 
Saturday, October 5th                                      11:00 am- 3:00 pm
Adopt-A-Dog Pet Pantry Day

Pet Pantry Warehouse     290 Railroad Avenue        Greenwich, CT 06830

Adopt-A-Dog is a dog and cat rescue sanctuary organization serving New York and Connecticut and beyond for three decades.  Our shelter is open 7 days a week.  Our dedicated staff, volunteers strive to provide the best care possible while the animals are at our shelter awaiting safe and permanent homes. 

You are invited to come and see for yourselves what our shelter is all about.  The shelter is open seven days a week.  We would be happy to schedule an appointment to give a personal tour of our nearly two-acre sanctuary and have you meet the animals that will benefit directly from your generous donations. Please give us a call today at 914-273-1674.  We look forward to seeing you soon! Kennel is in New York.
Saturday, October 5th    11:00 am til
          Read to Fritz, our New York Therapy Dog!

Yorkville Library  222 E 79th St,  New York, NY   (917) 275-6975

Come read to our therapy dog Fritz! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance. For ages 5 and up. Available every Saturday in the children's story time room.
Saturday, October 5th        11:00 am  -    4:00 pm
Last Chance Animal Rescue Adoption Day

Petco Patchogue         401 Sunrise Hwy                Patchogue NY 11772  (631) 289-7240

Come join us in Patchogue - shop, rescue a dog and make a friend for life. We have puppies and adult dogs available. Please come by meet our dogs, say hello and learn more about Last Chance Animal Rescue. We are always looking for volunteer and foster homes. For more information visit or contact [email protected]

Last Chance Animal Rescue is a charitable, not-for profit 501(c)(3)organization, created to save the lives of animals.  We rescue animals that are locate in "KILL" facilities and underwrite the costs of relocating them to "NO KILL" facilities and foster homes in hopes of finding them a forever family.  We work with veterinarians for spay-neuter and provide other medical services until permanent placement is secured into a pre-screened home.  We depend on your donations to continue to save these helpless loving animals from being killed, as a faithful friend you can support our ongoing mission to save as many lives as we can.
Saturday, October 5th            11:00 am- 3:00 pm.
Catskill Animal Sanctuary (CAS) Tours  

Catskill Animal Sanctuary            316 Old Stage Road               Saugerties, NY 12477

Twelve species of farm animals -- over 250 two and four-legged friends -- call CAS home. Every single one has his or her own story of healing and recovery, unique personality, likes and dislikes, and ways of showing affection. Learn about some of them here: we hope you can meet them, and the rest of the CAS family, in person soon!  845 336-8447  Visit

Catskill Animal Sanctuary is located in Saugerties, NY, two hours north of New York City, in the heart of the Hudson Valley. Started in 2001, CAS works to: Provide a safe and loving haven for abused, abandoned, and neglected horses and farm animals . CAS has provided refuge for over 1,500 desperately needy farm animals: horses, cows, goats, sheep, donkeys, pigs, rabbits, turkeys, chickens, ducks and geese!
Saturday, October 5th  11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fill the Van Public · for Ulster County SPCA

Tops Friendly Market #532 271 Main St, New Paltz, New York 12561

Help us Fill the Van with supplies needed to care for the animals at the Ulster County SPCA shelter and meet an adoptable shelter dog!
Items needed include dog and cat food, treats and toys, as well as pellet litter, bleach, paper towels, laundry and dish detergent, and small paper plates. We also can use items you can bring from home - towels, sheets, blankets, and shoe boxes.  Meet us today and let's Fill the Van!
        Saturday, October 5th    11:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Rescue Dogs Rock NYC Sunrise Senior Assisted Living

Sunrise Assisted Living Ctr.  1571 Stratfield Rd.     Fairfield, CT 06825  (203) 583-8005

Come meet Lola, she is a sweet girl! This spunky little girl is a 2 year old lab/terrier mix! She has made quite a name for herself with her foster siblings and is always up for a new adventure. Walks, hikes and the outdoors are her favorite but she also is very happy to hang on the couch and watch tv with her foster family. She is very energetic and sometimes has trouble controlling her excitement!

For that reason, she is best fit in a home with older children or flying solo where she can have your undivided attention. Sweet Lola had a tough first year but she is ready to find her furever home. Bonus: She gives a little kiss to you when you say her name! You can meet Lola this Saturday at Sunrise Senior Assisted Living in Fairfield CT! Apply now at
Saturday October 5th         11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Piece of Heaven Cat Rescue Adoption Event

 Pet Supplies Plus West    3984 Seneca St     West Seneca, NY 14224     (716) 677-4343 

Piece of Heaven Kitten Adoption is a 501 (c) (3) not for profit, no kill organization formed to reduce the feral cat population in Western New York.  

Our Volunteers are passionate and dedicated in providing proper medical care, good nutrition and a safe loving foster home. They reside there until they are placed in a lifetime home with a responsible family or individual and continue to get the love and care they so richly deserve.

It is our commitment to save as many lives as we can and to prevent the unnecessary pain and suffering these cats would otherwise endure, being left cold, homeless, hungry, scared and forgotten.
                                             Saturday, October 5th                          11:00 am  - 4:00 pm
Southampton History Museum and Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation 'Paws on Parade'

Southampton History Museum 17 Meeting House Ln, Southampton, New York 11968

Paws on Parade is a fun-filled family celebration with the pets in our lives. Participants will stroll from the Rogers Mansion to the Bathing Corporation beach, a twenty-three minute walk one way. St. John’s Church will host its “Blessing of the Animals” and be a water station. Limited return transportation from the beach will be provided courtesy of Town & Country Real Estate. 

Explore family-friendly activities on the grounds of the Rogers Mansion including contests, an agility course, auctions, photo opportunities with Bay Street’s Frankenstein Follies Halloween cast in character, face painting and much more! A light snack will be sponsored by Town & Country Real Estate. Come PAW’TY with us to support the animals of the Southampton Animal Shelter and restoration programs at the Southampton History Museum. No rain date.
Loving adoptables
   Saturday, October 5th 2:00 pm til
NYPL  --Read to our New York Therapy Dogs! 

Yorkville Library Children's Rm 222 E 79th St New York, NY 10021 (212) 744-5824 

Come read to our therapy dogs! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! Pre-registration is required for each 15-minute slot and opens 1 week in advance.

**Also the READ Dogs will be there Monday, October 7th at 4 pm and Saturday,  October 12th 11 pm 
Saturday, October 5th 12:00 pm -7:00 pm
Bideawee Mobile Adoption Van at LIC Flea Queens Beer Festival

Outer-boroughs   5-25 46th Ave  LIC  NY 11217
Enjoy food and drinks at this annual community event! Bideawee's Mobile Adoption Van will be at the Festival with dogs and cats available for adoption. Our experts will help find you the right pet to match your lifestyle. Stop by and meet our knowledgeable volunteers who can provide info on all of Bideawee's programs and services. All our animals are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, behaviorally-tested and ready to become the newest addition to your family.      
       ​                                                     Saturday, October 5th                        12:00  noon-4:00 pm 
New York ACC Care Centers & Mobile (2)Adoptions 

1. Popcorn Pawz 3700 Riverdale Ave, Bronx, NY 10463
2. Big Six Towers Flea Market 59-40 Queens Boulevard Woodside, NY 11377

ACC Care Centers are open for adoptions daily, but you can also meet your new best buddy at a Mobile Adoption Center or off-site adoption event. Check out all the locations and dates below! If you are interested in a booking a mobile adoption event or have a question about the animals attending one of the events please email us at [email protected]

Animal Care Centers of NYC has hundreds of animals available for adoption every day. If you are looking to add an awesome dog, cat or rabbit to your family, ACC is the right place to find your new loving furry friend.   
See adoptables

View ACC Adoptions-  View all the wonderful animals that are up for Adoption at ACC! You may view all of them at once, or view them by our Care Center locations. See links above. 
Saturday, October 5th    12:00 noon-5:00 pm 
New York City Vegetarian & Vegan Meetup 1st Art Walk Leg

Think Coffee   1 Bleecker St · New York, NY  10012

*For the 1st Art Walk Leg please meet us at Think Coffee (1 Bleecker St, NYC) - 12 PM. To continue or join us for the 2nd Art Walk Leg please meet us at The Butcher's Daughter (19 Kenmare St, NYC) at 2:30 PM. You can join us for both the art walk legs, tag along halfway, and leave the walk whenever you wish.**

As states "New York City’s art galleries are as varied and surprising as NYC itself. Thankfully, they’re mostly clustered into six main neighborhoods, each with its own artistic vibe...Regardless of what’s being shown, you’re guaranteed to encounter art that will amaze you—all for FREE." Join us as we walk through the neighborhood of Lower East Side - exploring local art galleries and eat/shop at veg*n establishments.
Saturday, October 5th, 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m.
The Inaugural Lollypop Farm Professionals Wild Goose Chase

Three Heads Brewing   186 Atlantic Ave        Rochester NY 14607

Join the Lollypop Farm Professionals for the First Ever Wild Goose Chase Scavenger Hunt! Each team (up to 5 people), will walk, run, or waddle around the Neighborhood of the Arts answering riddles, taking selfies, and completing challenges to win one of three prize baskets! Contact Sami Sheehan
 585-223-1330 x 195

Grab your friends and family for an exciting challenge at Lollypop Farm’s first ever scavenger hunt in Rochester’s Neighborhood of the Arts! Teams of five will use clues to find their way through NOTA and be required to complete various tasks fun-filled tasks along the way!

Participants will get the chance to win raffle baskets, which include wine, dog-themed items, and gifts cards to bars and restaurants located in NOTA. All proceeds will directly benefit the animals of Lollypop Farm!
             Saturday,  October 5th  12:00  noon -til 3:00 pm 
Springs Family Vet Hospital Grand Opening

9 Hamstead Place  Suite 105 Saratoga Springs, NY 

Face painting, pet adoptions, Dress up like a doctor, Music, Food & Beverages, Special guest, farm animals and so much going on!
Saturday, October 5th    12:00 pm til 
Mouthwatering Vegan Pies - A Hands-On Baking Workshop

The Homestead at Catskill Animal Sanctuary
316 Old Stage Road, Saugerties, New York 12477

Join Chef Sara, a self-professed pie aficionado with years of professional baking experience under her belt, in the kitchen, where she’ll show you the tips and tricks to making delicious and gorgeous vegan pies that will wow your family and friends. You’ll learn how to mix and roll the perfect, flaky pie crust, transport it safely from countertop to pie plate, and fill it with a tempting variety of homemade fillings. She’ll also demonstrate several classic pie toppings and decorations, including a crumb topping, double crust with leaf cut-outs, and the legendary woven lattice. 

Each student will have the opportunity to roll, fill, and bake their own 6-inch Double-Crust Apple Pie, which they can take home at the conclusion of class. So roll up your sleeves, ready your appetite, and come prepared for an afternoon of great food and fun! In this hands-on class, you’ll learn how to make: Flaky Vegan Pie Crust Double-Crust Apple Pie      Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie with Crumb Topping
Peach Pie with Lattice Crust     Double-Crust Blueberry-Maple Pie Perfect Pumpkin Pie with Leaf Edging
Saturday, October 5th     12:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Social Tees Animal Rescue Adoptions!
Bushwick Bark at 181 Irving Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11237

Social Tees Animal Rescue is a not-­for-profit, strictly no-­kill 501c3 organization in the East Village of NYC that takes abandoned animals from kill shelters and provides them with safe haven and veterinary care before placing them in proper forever homes.

Our friends over at Bushwick Bark can’t get enough, so they’ve asked us back! We were so excited we almost choked on our own tongues. YES. We have zero game. But that’s okay because dogs don’t play hard to get either. Come hang at one of our fave pet supply shops in the whole world.
Saturday, October 12th                          12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Brooklyn Animal Action Adoptions

Unleashed by Petco 81 7th Ave Brooklyn, NY 11217 (718) 230-5059

Come and meet some of our wonderful furry sweethearts available to foster or adopt 1st weekend of the month and usually every other weekend! Our experienced volunteers will be on hand to answer all your questions and help you find the perfect match. Brooklyn Animal Action is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to improving the lives of Brooklyn’s animals. Working with our communities we find homes for adoptable animals, facilitate Trap-Neuter-Release programs, perform community outreach and education and advocate for animal welfare. We believe in working together to create a better life for New York's animals.
Saturday, October 5th                       1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ASPCA Cat & Dog Adoptions
326 East 110th Street (between 1st and 2nd Aves.) Manhattan   
(Phone for all locations Call (212) 876-7700
2336 Linden Boulevard Brooklyn
3139 Veterans Road West Staten Island 

The ASPCA  Adoption program brings shelter pets and potential pet parents together bycommunities throughout the five boroughs. Our state-of-the-art Mobile Adoption center travels multiple days each week to a neighborhood near you. Adopters can spend time with a cat or kitten (and the occasional dog) and go home with their new furry friend the very same day.

All of our animals are spayed or neutered, up-to-date on vaccinations, microchipped, and come with a leash or carrier, as well as a certificate for free follow-up veterinary care at the ASPCA Animal Hospital. Adoption fees range from $75 to $200.   Events are subject to change. Please call 212-876-7700, ext 4120 to confirm.

Saturday, October 5th     1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Paint Your Pet, Upper West Side Manhattan 

Paint Place Upper West Side, Manhattan 243 W 72nd St  Btwn Broadway & W End Avenues
New York, New York 10023

As seen of PeopleTV, these Paint your Pet classes are one of a kind. The Paint Place is the original NYC studio to host these classes and they are completely unique and fun! 

Important Things to Note:
Once you register, please submit the photo you would like sketched to CourseHorse. 
The image will be pre-sketched for you to come in and paint with our professional artists. 
This class is for beginners- no experience necessary!
Still have questions? Ask the community.
Saturday , October 5th    12:00 noon - 4:00 pm
Anjellicle Cats Rescue Adoption Day

Petco 1280 Lexington Ave (between 86-87th St.) New York, NY 10028 (212) 369-7903

Anjellicle Cats Rescue (ACR) is a 501(c)(3) volunteer organization dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and adopting out New York City’s homeless cats and kittens, with a focus on local shelter animals in immediate danger of being euthanized. Through a coalition of volunteer advocates and foster caregivers, ACR extends a last minute lifeline of time, attention and care needed to ultimately place these abandoned animals into permanent, loving homes. 

We believe that no animal should be ill-treated and strive toward a day when awareness, education and compassion have served to permanently replace euthanasia as a solution to companion animal overpopulation.
                                                  Saturday, October 5th               2:00 pm -til
Weekend Guided Walks - Fall 

Beaver Lake Nature Center     8477 East Mud Lake Road      Baldwinsville, NY 13027

Join a naturalist for an exploration of what the season has to offer. Each weekend features a different topic:   Onondaga County Parks took home top honors at the 2019 New York Recreation & Park Society (NYSRPS) Awards Ceremony held April 8, 2019 in Lake Placid. The annual ceremony recognizes the achievements and efforts in the field of parks and recreation across New York State.   (315) 451-7275  
Saturday, October 5th    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The DeeDee Arrison Concert for the Animals
Hosted by Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine 
and New York State Veterinary Conference

Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1st Floor Vet Center, Lecture Halls 

An afternoon Concert for the Animals featuring rising stars of the Stradivari Society will be held from 4:00 – 5:00 pm in Veterinary College Lecture Halls 4/5 to complement the DeeDee Arrison Holistic & Integrative Wellness Seminar offerings.

The DeeDee Arrison Holistic & Integrative Wellness Seminar Series was endowed in 2010 by Clement and Karen Arrison in memory of their beloved ten-year old Briard to strengthen understanding of integrated medicine, which brings together the best of holistic and medical care.

This afternoon performance honors our animals and features rising stars of the Stradivari Society Tim Fain and Francisco Fullana, accompanied by pianist Robert Koenig. Well-socialized animals are welcome.
Saturday, October 5th        5:00 pm- 8:30 pm
Wolf Conservation Center -Sleeping With Wolves-

 Wolf Conservation Center 7 Buck Run, South Salem, NY 10590

Sleeping with Wolves, the Wolf Conservation Center’s (WCC) popular nocturnal adventure experience, gives guests a chance to camp out overnight with the 40+ wolves that call the WCC home! With all the howls, circling vultures, and nature’s nighttime chatter, you’ll feel like you’re camping under the stars with wild wolves. We might not be Yellowstone, but we’re pretty close! Space is limited and dates sell out quickly! See all the events 
 Saturday, October 5th         6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
 Pets Alive Harvest of Hope 

County Club at Otterkill in Campbell Hall, NY, a short distance from Interstate 84!

It is an evening of great food, raffles, music and dancing at the spectacular County Club at Otterkill in Campbell Hall, NY, a short distance from Interstate 84! 

Start off the evening with a cocktail hour featuring hot and cold Hors D'oeuvres. The outdoor veranda will be open, weather-permitting. Then enjoy a gourmet buffet dinner with a variety of selections. Vegan and vegetarian options will be available. (Cash bar all evening.)

Dance to the music provided by Music Masters DJ Entertainment! Hop into the photo booth with your guests and get your group photo taken, also provided by Music Masters. Get a Tarot card reading by Frank The Tarot Guy! And peruse the raffle and silent auction table for some spectacular items. Also check out our Wine Bar ($10 buys you a surprise bottle of wine) and our Jewelry Bar ($5 buys you a piece of jewelry - some handmade!) - and we'll have a 50/50!Pets Alive Volunteer, Britney Schoonmaker, will also be on hand taking photographs of the evening!

 Pets Alive is a no kill animal sanctuary located at 363 Derby Road, Middletown, NY. For information about this wonderful org, email [email protected] Visit
Pets Alive 363 Derby Road, Middletown, NY 10940 (845) 386-9738
Sunday, October 6th    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kitten Angels Pet Adoptions
Petsmart        4930 St  NY-30     Amsterdam, NY 12010      (518) 842-2652

Come join us for our bi-weekly adoption events Sundays from 11 am - 2 pm. Their helpful staff will help you find all the supplies you will need for your new little angel!
(We also have some gorgeous creatures in residence at the store who can be visited during normal store hours). Kitten Angels is a volunteer organization.

You can complete an adoption application at the adoption event or online at:
​Sunday, October 6th                    10 :00 am-5:00 pm
Animal League of America Mobile Adoption Event

Lazy Suzy Cafe 703 Hart St, Brooklyn, NY 11221    Call 516-883-7900.

We’re taking some of our adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens on the road. Adopt your new best friend closer to home at this special mobile adoption event! Call 516-883-7900.
Loving adoptables, click here.

At Animal League America, there are many rewarding ways to help animals other than making a monetary donation or adopting. Help make a difference in the lives of thousands of animals today.
Sunday, October 6th    10:30 am – 1:00 pm
SPCA of Tompkins County  March for the Animals 2019

SPCA of Tompkins County      1640 Hanshaw Rd       Ithaca, New York 14850

Join us at the 2019 March for the Animals! This is the SPCA's biggest fundraiser of the year and we hope you join us! Register today and start asking friends and family to donate to your page! Learn more and sign up at the link below:        Call (607) 257-1822
 Sunday, October 6th           11:00 noon - 3:00 pm
Louie's Legacy Adoption Day

Petco - Staten Island 2795 Richmond Ave Staten Island, NY 10314 (718) 370-3435

Come and meet your new furry best friend from Louie's Legacy during Petco's Adoption Weekend. Louie's Legacy is a non-profit, grassroots all-breed animal rescue which saves, rehabilitates and rehomes animals from high-kill shelters across the United States. Louie's Legacy operates in Cincinnati, OH and Staten Island, NY. More Info:
Sunday, October 6th      12:00 noon-5:00 pm
 ARF Pet Adoptions 
Petco  Union Square, 860 Broadway, New York, NY 10003  (212) 358-0692

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons actively rescues cats and dogs, provides quality care and offers sanctuary until loving homes can be found.
ARF’s work with animals, within our community and throughout the organization is guided by three core values: compassion, integrity and dedication.

To date ARF’s Op-Cat program has successfully spayed/neutered over 26,000 cats.
ARF’s veterinary team ensures all animals for adoption are spayed/neutered, microchipped, vaccinated and ready for homes.
ARF’s mobile adoption team travels to locations across the region. Visit our website to find locations near you.
The ARF Thrift & Treasure Shop is located at 17 Poxabogue lane, Sagaponack, NY. All proceeds benefit the Adoption Center.
ARF is a “no kill” adoption center. We will care for an animal regardless of how long it takes to find a home, except in extraordinary circumstances, such as incurable illness or severe and dangerous behavioral problems. Animals are admitted by appointment only.
See our loving adoptables.
   Sunday, October 6th 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
'My Dog Loves Central Park' Fair!

Central Park Naumburg Bandshell (Mid-Park at 72nd Street)
5 Ave To Central Park W, 59 St To 110 St,  Manhattan, New York 10022

The 17th Annual Come, sit, stay, and celebrate Central Park and its dog community! Tails will be wagging at the Central Park Conservancy’s 17th annual My Dog Loves Central Park Fair with lots of activities for you and your canine. Join us for an afternoon of contests, training tips, games, and much more. Open to all ages. The Fair is an on-leash event.

Main Stage Schedule
12:00 pm Event Welcome
12:30 pm Dog Training Workshop: Leash Walk
1:00 pm Game on Stage: Tricks for Treats
1:30 pm Dog Training Workshop: Recall
2:00 pm Game on Stage: Dancing with your Dog
2:30 pm Dog Training Workshop: Leash Walk-Heal
  ​Sunday, October 6th                         12:00 noon-4:00 pm 
New York ACC Care Centers & Mobile Adoptions

1.  12PM – 4PM Bargain Bow Wow
2754 Gerritsen Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11229

2. 12PM – 4PM Blessing of the Animals – Cathedral St. John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025

October 12, 1PM - 5PM Reade Street Animal Hospital Street Fair
146 Reade Street, New York, NY 10013 )

ACC Care Centers are open for adoptions daily, but you can also meet your new best buddy at a Mobile Adoption Center or off-site adoption event. Check out all the locations and dates below! If you are interested in a booking a mobile adoption event or have a question about the animals attending one of the events please email us at [email protected]

Animal Care Centers of NYC has hundreds of animals available for adoption every day. If you are looking to add an awesome dog, cat or rabbit to your family, ACC is the right place to find your new loving furry friend.  
See adoptables

View ACC Adoptions- View all the wonderful animals that are up for Adoption at ACC! You may view all of them at once, or view them by our Care Center locations. See links above. 
Sunday, October 6th     12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rochester Animal Services/Verona Humane Society Adoptions 

Webstert PetSaver Health Pet Superstore, 980 Ridge Rd.  Webster, NY 14580​

Our Outreach Team works in conjunction with Animal Control Officers (ACOs) to engage in pro-active efforts to provide information and assistance to pet owners and address concerns before they escalate. Teams visit neighborhoods and chat with citizens about their pets or their concerns.

 Wish List Items for Outreach Team
Loving adoptables
Sunday, October 6th                                   12:00 noon - 5:00 pm
SPCA Tompkins County Adoptions 

 SPCA of Tompkins County    640 Hanshaw Rd  Ithaca, New York    Call (607) 257-1822

In 1999, the SPCA Board of Directors resolved to become a "no-kill" shelter, a vision fully realized by the end of 2001. In the spring of 2004, the SPCA opened the Dorothy and Roy Park Pet Adoption Center, a sheltering facility that provides dogs, cats and other companion animals with comfortable, healthy, home-like settings.  Registered as the nation's first "green" animal shelter (U.S. Green Building Council) for its environmentally minded, sustainable design, the facility is "good for people, good for animals, and good for the planet."  The SPCA of Tompkins County is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization Visit
Loving adoptables
Sunday, October 6th     12:00 noon - 3:00 pm   
 Estherville Animal Shelter Adoptions 

Wilton Mall   3065 NY-50, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Estherville has cared for abused and abandoned animals for over 60 years. It is a “No Kill”, privately run, non-profit shelter; located in Saratoga County. True Elegance Boutique will donate 30% of days’ proceeds to help support the shelter. Contact: – 518-229-0097

Estherville Animal ShelterWilton Mall Cat Adoption Clinics Join us on the 1st & 3rd Sunday of every month At the Wilton Mall for out cat adoption clinic. We'll be in the center of the mall next to the fountain from 12:00PM - 3:00PM Visit
Sunday October 6th 12:00  noon - 4:00 pm
The Adoption Center & Last Chance Animal Rescue Adoptions 

 Pet Valu Setauket  Nicolls Plaza 256 Pond Path South Setauket NY 11720   (631) 285-3708

Stop by and meet adorable, adoptable cats and dogs in need of loving, forever homes. Shop, snuggle and you might just find your new best friend!

Last Chance Animal Rescue is a charitable, not-for profit 501(c)(3)organization, created to save the lives of animals. We rescue animals that are locate in "KILL" facilities and underwrite the costs of relocating them to "NO KILL" facilities and foster homes in hopes of finding them a forever family.We are grateful for our dedicated community of adopters, fosters, volunteers, sponsors and supporters, without you we can not achieve our life saving mission.   See loving adoptables.   

The Adoption Center NY, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 all-volunteer organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of puppies and dogs, kittens, cats, who have been abandoned, abused, neglected, sick or otherwise unwanted.
Sunday October 6th   12:00 noon- 5:00 pm
Buffalo Cares Baskets and Brews

 Knights of Columbus  755 Erie Road North Tonawanda NY 14120

Watch the Buffalo Bills take on the Tennessee Titans at 1:00 pm  Beer, soda, food, basket raffle, liquor pull. Please see our loving adoptables.

A 501(c)(3) non- profit organization dedicated primarily, but not limited to, the facilitation of placement of homeless animals in Buffalo, NY & surrounding area shelters. We provide safe foster homes, needed veterinary care, balanced training, socialization and support to develop a well adjusted family companion. Serving our community and local pet owners as a resource, we provide information on the importance of population reduction through spay/neuter programs and microchipping pets.
Sunday, October 6th     12:00 noon - 8:00 pm
The New York City Vegetarian & Vegan Meetup
Veg*ns go to New York Comic Con

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center  429 11th Ave · New York, NY

**Please note you must have purchased a badge to attend this event. Sunday badges have already sold out, but you may be able to get them at **

**We will meet at noon in the southeast corner of the Javits Center indoors on the upper level. There will probably be some Batman statues in that area.**

Comic Con is a huge cultural event -- attended by A-list movie stars and now at the very center of American culture. With the immense popularity of "superhero" movies, the continuing huge success of historic franchises such as Star Wars and Star Trek, and the continual spawning of new comic-based, sci-fi and fantasy movies, tv shows, books and mythologies, the range of entertainment and subject matter explored, promoted, analyzed and celebrated by Comic Con is ever-growing and ever-present in America and throughout the world.

How to find us.  Southeast corner of the Javits Center indoors on the upper level. There will probably be some Batman statues in that area.
                   Sunday, October 6th                            12:00 noon-4:00 pm 
New York ACC Care Centers & Adoptions 
 -Focus: Senior and Special Needs Adoptions-

ACC Care Centers are open for adoptions daily, but you can also meet your new best buddy at a Mobile Adoption Center or off-site adoption event. Check out all the locations and dates below! If you are interested in a booking a mobile adoption event or have a question about the animals attending one of the events please email us at [email protected]

Animal Care Centers of NYC has hundreds of animals available for adoption every day. If you are looking to add an awesome dog, cat or rabbit to your family, ACC is the right place to find your new loving furry friend.   Adopt 
See adoptables

Daily To Be Destroyed List that needs everyone to please network, share to save lives -- Urgent is Dedicated to Saving NYC Shelter Animals
Urgent Pets on Death Row (Urgent) is an all-volunteer, 501c3 charity, created in 2010, to advocate for the thousands of adoptable dogs and cats that are needlessly killed each year by Animal Care & Control of New York City (ACC). Urgent was created to help advocate for NYC’s Death Row dogs and cats.

View ACC Adoptions.   View all the wonderful animals that are up for Adoption at ACC! You may view all of them at once, or view them by our Care Center locations. See links above. 
Sunday , October  6th     12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
St. Francis Day Fair with Pet Blessings and the Great Animal Costume Parade

SAINT JOHN THE DIVINE  1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street    New York, NY 10025 (212) 316-7540

Join us for a full afternoon of fun and festivities to celebrate Saint Francis, the patron saint of animals and the environment, on the lush grounds of the world's largest Gothic cathedral!

All people and pets are encouraged to dress as their favorite animal in honor of Saint Francis. The day will feature activities for kids of all ages, appearances by the Mettawee River Dance Theatre, food trucks, pet adoption agencies, and more! Priests will be available to bless pets for the duration of the Fair.

At 2 pm, the Great Animal Costume Parade will commence and all in costume will be invited to circle the Cathedral grounds showcasing their fantastic animal costumes to the community, culminating in a ceremony awarding prizes in one of our 7 categories and celebrating Best In Show!

The award categories are: Most incredible insect      Best mythical creature   Most magnificent mammal
Best ancient animal    Most precious peacock    Most super ocean dweller  Most fantastic beast
We look forward to seeing you there! If you have any questions about the event, visit our FAQs.
In the event of rain, we'll update this event with the revised plan.
Sunday, October 6th  12:30 pm – 7:00 pm
World Vegan Vision at AIA Diwali Mela in NYC

South Street Seaport Historic District   12-14 Fulton St, New York, New York 10038

World Vegan Vision will have a large booth at the AIA Diwali Mela to be held at the South Street Seaport in Lower Manhatten. Plan to visit us at this mega event and particpate in vegan food, education and entertainment.

World Vegan Vision is organizing the Vegan Expo section of the 2019 Diwali Expo to be held on Oct 6, 2019 at the Sounth Street Seaport, NYC. Any vegan business or advocacy groups that wish to provide any content are requested to contact us. This is a great opportunity to expose your business/organization to 70-100K visitors in NYC in a single day. 

This event is organized from decades by The Association of Indians in America, NY Chapter at the same location. Indians, especially Hindus need to understand the need to go vegan by ditching dairy and your help in making progress in that direction will be very much appreciated. 
Please email us at [email protected] to know about us 
Sunday, October 6th       12:30 pm - 1:30 pm 
Blessing of the Animals in Stony Point 

St. Johns Church in the Wilderness, 119 St. Johns Rd , Stony Point, NY 10980

October 6, 2019 at 12:30 pm Saint John’s Church in the Wilderness Episcopal Church will be celebrating Saint Francis of Assisi Day with a blessing of the animals. All domesticated animals are welcome. Please have dogs leashed and smaller pets in the proper sized carrier for the pets size. Located in Harriman State Park. All are welcome.  Free evnt.

​                                                    Sunday, October 6th             1:00 am- 2:30 pm
International Conference on Animal and Veterinary Sciences

New York venue

The International Conference on Animal and Veterinary Sciences aims to bring together leading academic scientists, professors, researchers, students and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Animal and Veterinary Sciences. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Animal and Veterinary Sciences.

Sunday, October 6th     2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Church of the Holy Apostles St Francis Patron of Animals Blessing of the Animals 

The Church of the Holy Apostles 296 9th Ave‎ New York City, NY 10001  (212) 807-6799

Our four-legged and two-legged friends are invited to THE BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS at 2:00 pm in the church courtyard. Prayers, Blessings, and Certificates will be available. Barking allowed.

Saint Francis Patron of Animals so loved the animals we remember him as a friend and protector to them. Legends have left up with idyllic pictures of how beasts and birds were susceptible to the charm of St. Francis’ gentle ways, how they entered companion with him and often felt protected by him. It is said birds listened so reverently to his sermon along the road near Bevagna Francis chided himself for not having thought to preach to them before. He also found great delight and solace in simple things such as the rising sun or flowers, all aspects of nature.
Sunday, October 6th     3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
1st Annual Barktoberfest - Dog Run Benefit

Honore Club  173 Irving Avenue  Brooklyn, NY 11237

Join us for the first ever BARKTOBERFEST at Honore Club! This is a free event, but donations are encouraged to help the Maria Hernandez Park Dog Run!

- BEER  - DOG FRIENDLY  - RAFFLE  - GOODIE BAGS   - DOG ICE CREAM   - PHOTO BOOTH from The Self-Portrait Project  - FUN nd more!

$20 donation will get you a wristband for unlimited VELTINS beers from 3-4pm and happy hour pricing on Hofbrau drafts during the party, and doggie goodie bag!
Sunday, October 6th   3:00 pm- 4:00 pm
St. Francis BLESSING of the ANIMALS in Albany 

The Cathedral of All Saints 62 South Swan Street, Albany, NY 12210 (518) 465-1342

Join us for the blessing of your beloved pet at this short service with Dean Harding, proclaiming God’s love and concern for creation in the tradition of St. Francis.

Starting at 2 PM, artists will sketch charcoal pet portraits to benefit Cathedral Arts programs. Paper and instruction will be available to young artists who would like to join in. All are welcome to the worship service and free program of Cathedral Arts!
Sunday, October 6th   4:00 pm-6:00 pm
“Choral Evensong for St. Francis Day and Blessing of Animals”

 Cathedral of the Incarnation  50 Cathedral Ave, Garden City, NY 11530

The Cathedral of the Incarnation will once again offer its annual favorite “Choral Evensong for St. Francis Day and Blessing of Animals” on Sunday, October 6 at 4 p.m. All creatures great and small are invited to the cathedral for a service featuring the Cathedral Choirs and a special blessing for pets. With the popularity of the pet-friendly service held in the Cathedral’s tent over the summer, there are sure to be more furry friends at this event than ever before.

Monday, October 6th        365 Days a Year 
 NYCLASS: Get Political For Animals-"We Love Animals. 
.....And We Vote!"

NYClass           31 W 34th St     Suite 8086                  New York, NY  10001

NYCLASS is an animal advocacy organization committed to creating a more humane city for all New Yorkers, two-legged and four-legged. We believe in the power of organizing and mobilizing the animal protection voting bloc to move humane legislation.  Founded in 2008 by a coalition of prominent animal lovers and business leaders, NYCLASS has grown to thousands of supporters with activist chapters in all five boroughs.  Learn how to become involved today!
October M-F  ck for days 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon
Brighton/Rochester Free Rabies Shots

Brighton Highway Dept. 1941 Elmwood Avenue Rochester, NY 14620

For further information, call 585-753-5171 or visit the rabies schedule on the Monroe County Department of Public Health website. Immunization records are maintained for animals receiving immunizations at clinics.Visit
Monday, October 7th 11:00 am -4:30 
Verona Street Animal Society Adoptions 
Animal Services Center 184 Verona Street, Rochester, New York 14608

Please email us to get involved with VSAS any of the following areas:
Events Committees Fundraising     Marketing and Advertising,  Education
Public Relations Strategic Planning, Web Development and Maintenance, Newsletter Publication     
Volunteer at Rochester Animal Services:
Dog Care/Dog Walker Cat Care/Socialization
Clinic Assistant Event Representative  Veterinarian Veterinary Technician
Customer Service Representative Administrative Assistant Support
Phone 585-237-8366 Adopt a dog
Adopt a Cat
                     Tuesday, October 8th                                     See times on link 
ASPCA Low-cost or Free Spay and Neuter Mobile Van 

*Van travels throughout the five boroughs in every NYC neighborhood!

The ASPCA's Free and low-cost mobile spay and neuter van travels throughout the five boroughs in every neighborhood-right to your door! (And if you have a pit bull, pit-bull mix or certain large-breed dogs it's FREE!) Low income pet owners in NYC's 5 boroughs with proof of public assistance such as welfare, Medicaid, Medicare, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), disability, food stamps, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) or public housing qualify for FREE spay/neuter services for their cat or dog. 

For exact times the van will be in your area as well as pre-visit instructions (Spanish and English) visit or call 877-SPAY-NYC (877-772-9692).
                     Tuesday, October 8th                      Ongoing                
Wildlife Conservation Society -Oceans 
**Blue York is a campaign to help protect the rich waters off New York City, which are filled with surprising biodiversity.

Wildlife Conservation Society.   2300 Southern Boulevard Bronx   New York 10460 Phone (718) 220-5100  

It's impossible to overstate the importance of the Earth's oceans. They cover over 70 percent of the planet's surface, harbor fantastic biodiversity, and sustain over a billion people. Yet they are under siege from a variety of threats. We must act.
Tuesday, October 16th                                 Online or call
NY State Dog Licensing 

New York State law requires that all dog owners license their dogs, and the New York City Health Code requires that dog owners attach the license tag to their dog's collars while in public. Dog owners may be fined for violation of these laws.
Dog licensing is available.  $8.50 if dog is spayed/neutered. $34.00 if not spayed/neutered. Call 646-364-1798  Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.   Get your license! Checks, money orders, and credit/debit cards accepted.  Visit\doglicense

Dog licenses may be purchased or renewed for 1 to 5 years. All dog license fees are non-refundable.   You can apply for a New York City dog license or renew an existing license online. You can also download the instructions (PDF) and application (PDF) or call 311 to request to have a paper copy mailed to you. Also, pls find important information for your dogs on this website. 
Tuesday, October 8th. ongoing                        All day (Everyday)
Animal Care & Control of New York City (AC&C) Adoptions 
Our 3 care centers are open 7 days a week.

Manhattan: 326 E. 110 th Street, (Between 1st and 2nd Avenues)
Brooklyn: 2336 Linden Boulevard           Staten Island: 3139 Veterans Road West 

Animal Care & Control of New York City (AC&C) is the largest pet organization in the North East, with an estimated number of 43,000 animals rescued each year. As a not-for-profit organization since 1995, Animal Care & Control has been responsible for New York City's municipal shelter system, rescuing, caring for, and finding loving homes for homeless and abandoned animals in New York City. AC&C facilities operate in all five boroughs. Visit
   Find A New York Shelter in your community! 
Adopt, volunteer, donate. There are ways to help the 
shelter animals in your very own neighborhood.

Animal Shelter.Org   (New York)

Long Island Animal Shelters

Animal Care & Control of New York City  (AC&C) Adoptions (Five boroughs.)

                           Tuesday, October 8th                       1:00 pm–3:00 pm
Hallett Nature Sanctuary

Hallett Nature Sanctuary     50-98 Central Park S     Manhattan,NY 10019 

Visitors can come explore the Hallett at their own pace along the rustic trail and see how Central Park Conservancy is turning this once-weed-filled promontory into a native woodland garden for birds and other wildlife. The wood-chipped trail is uneven; please wear appropriate shoes. 

This ecosystem is a protected area and home to many flora and fauna. Please, no groups, dogs, bikes, or strollers. Free and self-guided, no registration needed. Space is limited.   Free.       (212) 348-4867
 Tuesday, October 8th                    3:30 pm til
R.E.A.D. to Pepper the Therapy Dog 

St Agnes      444 Amsterdam Ave    New York, NY   10024           (212) 621-0619
Come read to a therapy dog! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! For ages 6-12. Please sign in for a first come, first served 15 minute slot.  Pls visit

Beginning in 1893 as a parish library at St. Agnes Chapel on West 91st Street, the St. Agnes Branch also housed a small collection for the Library for the Blind. The following year, in 1894, the chapel's pastor, in order to keep pace with a rapidly growing community, expanded the library to neighborhood status.   The branch is in near the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park, and many shops and restaurants. 
Tuesday , October 8th   6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Yappy Hour at Heineken Riverdeck

Pier 17   89 South Street    New York, NY 10038

Come down to the Seaport District for Yappy Hour – the perfect happy hour for humans and dogs alike. Join us on the Heineken Riverdeck every Tuesday from 6pm-8pm with your furry friend to enjoy $5 beers, puppy pools, adorable photo opportunities, and doggie giveaways all while taking in the gorgeous views of the East River and Brooklyn Bridge.
Tuesday, October 8th       6:30 pm-8:00 pm
Cat Yoga Hosted by Dutchess County SPCA

Dutchess County SPCA  636 Violet Avenue, Hyde Park, New York 12538

Beginner Yoga with our flexible felines Adults: $20/class  DCSPCA Members: $10/class Seniors: $5/class  All class fees paid in advance to reserve your space.

The Dutchess County SPCA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose programs and services include:
Animal Rescue and Care
Work closely with potential adopters to find the perfect match between 
  human and animal
Medical Care     •On-site low-cost Spay/Neuter Clinic   •County-wide Humane Law Enforcement

Central to the DCSPCA mission is the securing of caring, responsible, permanent homes for the adoptable animals in our care. The Dutchess County SPCA adopts out over 1,500 each year into loving homes and we look forward to meeting new adopters and matching them with a new companion. . See our loving adoptables.
Wednesday, October 9th  8:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Spay & Neuter Mobile Clinic
 Hosted by Babylon Animal Shelter and Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation

 Shelter 80 New Highway, Amityville, New York 11701   Call (631) 643-9270

By appointment only. Call 631-566-8870 to schedule.  There are several kennel attendants to care for the 3,600 animals which enter the shelter each year. The attendants also assist the public to adopt and redeem dogs. There is an adoption rate of over 80%. Office staff consists of clerical staff who handle the daily transactions for redemptions and adoptions as well as other office duties. The shelter is under the direct charge of the animal shelter Director who administers the operation of the shelter.
Wednesday, October 9th     10:00 am-4:00 pm
SPCA of Westchester County Lonely Hearts Club 
& Regular Adoptions-Adopt, We're Full! 

SPCA of Westchester   590 North State Rd   Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510   914-941-2896.

We have so many loving pets looking for forever homes. Pls adopt and scoll through our adoptables and share., The SPCA of Westchester County has wonderful program "Lonely Hearts Club" to help those animals who are having a tougher time find a home. Pls email us at: [email protected] 

See our big event coming up on October 25th!
Please look at this wonderful innovative program for the harder-to-adopt, and/or special needs animals at their website. 1 pm-4 pm Sun Mon-Sat 10 am-4 pm   SPCA Website is Dogs & Cats   Dogs
Wednesday, October 9th   10:00 am- 11:30 am
Stroll to Strawberry Fields in Central Park 

Meet: Central Park Columbus Circle Information Kiosk at West 59th Street and Central Park West.   Kiosk Circle. W 59th St, New York, NY 10023 (212) 310-6600

Explore the southwest of Central Park with Central Park Conservancy Guides and see it like never before. From a planned military parade ground to the site commemorating a famous activist for peace, one of the most-visited areas of the Park has some secrets to share with even the most seasoned Park-goer!

Highlights of this tour include: Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields. DetailsMeet: Columbus Circle Information Kiosk at West 59th Street and Central Park West. Map of start location  Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
​ Wednesday, October 9th                                    12:00 noon -4:00 pm
Chautauqua County Humane Society Adoptions

Chautauqua County Humane Society 2825 Strunk Road        Jamestown, NY 14701 
Phone 716-665-2209

Monday: 12pm - 4pm Tuesday: 2pm - 6pm Wednesday: 12pm - 4pm Thursday: CLOSED
Friday: 2pm - 6pm Saturday: 12pm - 4pm Sunday: CLOSED 

Our mission at the Chautauqua County Humane Society is to provide temporary shelter and rehabilitation for homeless animals for the purpose of finding permanent new homes. CCHS supports healthy pet initiatives through community involvement, humane education and animal care for people in need. Adopt
 [email protected]
 Wednesday, October 9th  5:30 pm- 9:00pm 
Peabody's Sports Bar  'Yappy Hour' for the Dogs

Peabody's  39 Phila St     Saratoga Springs, NY 12866  (518) 886-8673

Bring your 4 legged friend and come enjoy food, drinks and tasting from some of your favorite distributors!  Voted Best Happy Hour - Best Outdoor Patio Bar - Best Neighborhood Bar We're happy to host friends getting together, groups or companies.
Wednesday, October 9th     6:30  pm– 8:30 pm
The Humane League'
Dine and Demand Change: NYC Changemaker Meetup

Quantum Leap 226 Thompson St, New York, NY  10012 (212) 677-8050

 Eat delicious vegan food while taking action against McDonald's! The Humane League is working on our 88% campaign, fighting for the rights of chickens raised for meat. To learn more go to 

Our main target is McDonald's, the largest fast-food corporation in the world, plus smaller food brands to generate additional wins for the animals (@[4802471:2048:Alex Wolfe] will share about our most recent victory!) Learn more at There are many tasks that can be done both online and offline.

See October dates                 6:00 pm til
St. Lawrence County Public Health Dept Rabies Clinics

80 State Highway 310, Suite 2    Canton, NY 13617 Phone: (315) 386-2325

Ogdensburg Fire Department   718 Ford St      Ogdensburg, NY 13669 (315) 393-2321

St. Lawrence County Rabies Clinics: *Please note, it is important to make sure all domesticated dogs, cats, and ferrets are immunized against Rabies.
-Three year vaccinations are available with a CURRENT RABIES CERTIFICATE.
-Dogs and cats must be at least three (3) months old to be vaccinated.
-All animals must be under the control of an adult.  -Animals must have a collar and leash; cats must be in an animal carrier or a pillowcase.-Clinics may change or be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances without notice.-Please call (315) 386-2325 for clinic information or question.
-For more rabies information, visit the St. Lawrence County Public Heath Department or visit

 Thursday, October 10th                                                             See shelter hrs on websites
Find A New York Shelter or Rescue Group in your Community! 

Adopt, volunteer, transport, donate. There are many ways to help the shelter animals in your very own neighborhood/community.
Animal Shelter.Org   (New York)

Long Island Animal Shelters

Animal Care & Control of New York City   (AC&C) Adoptions (Five boroughs.)

On View: Thursday, Oct. 10 –( Dec. 14th ) 11 a.m. – 6 p.m
- Animals: An Enduring Tradition by Sato Sakura Gallery~

Sato Sakura Gallery New York, 501 W 20th St., New York, NY 10011

 Sato Sakura Gallery and Ronin Gallery will once again transcend medium in their second collaborative exhibition, Animals: An Enduring Tradition. Under the theme doubutsu-ga or “animal pictures,” they will consider the humor, beauty, and mystery of the animal world as represented in 19th and early 20th century woodblock prints and contemporary Nihonga paintings. With each gallery a leader in their respective field, this exhibition provides a rare opportunity to explore these works side-by-side.
Hours: Tues. – Sat. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m
Thursday, October 10th    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Central Park Volunteer Open House

Central Park Conservancy, Inc. 14 East 60th St  New York, NY, 10022 212.310.6600

Location: North Meadow Recreation Center (mid-Park at 97th Street)

The best way to learn about volunteering in Central Park is to attend one of our Volunteer Open House sessions. You’ll learn in great detail about the many volunteer opportunities Central Park has to offer, and the commitments involved with each one. Conservancy staff members and veteran volunteers will provide information and answer questions.

After the Open House, you'll have everything you need to decide which option fits you best. Please note: All prospective volunteers over the age of 18 are encouraged to attend. Attendance is required in order to become a Greeter or Gardener’s Assistant.
Thursday, October 10th     4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Grand Island Farmers Market

Taste NY Grand Island  1999 Alvin Road, Grand Island, New York 14072

The LAST Grand Island Farmers Market of the season is here! Stop by Western NY Welcome Center Farmers’ Market Fall Festival and enjoy a pumpkin decorating station, a variety of local farms selling local fresh produce and seasonal offerings, and plenty of other goodies. There will be trick-or-treating at participating vendor tables so you can wear your Halloween costumes!
Thursday, October 10th                 5:00 pm- til
YAPPY HOUR: Sips + Treats for You and Your Dog!

MALIN+GOETZ     455 Amsterdam Avenue       New York, NY  10001

Thursday, October 10th     5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Onondaga Lake Sunset Bird Watching Walk

Onondaga Lake Visitors Center 280 Restoration Way, Syracuse, NY 13209

 The Onondaga Lake shoreline and wetlands are teeming with migratory songbirds, birds of prey, marsh birds, and waterfowl this time of year. Join the Montezuma Audubon Center and Onondaga Lake Conservation Corps for a leisurely, 1-mile stroll along the West Shore Trail to explore some of the 90-acres of habitat that have been restored, the birds that have returned to these habitats, and learn why Onondaga Lake is an Audubon New York Important Bird. Email [email protected] with the subject line "Onondaga Lake" or call 315.365.3588 by October 9. Space is limited and registration is required. Area.
Thursday, October 10th 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Solstice Donation Event Ulster County SPCA 

Keegan Ales 20 Saint James St, Kingston, New York 12401 (845) 331-2739

The Ulster County SCPA is partnering with Solstice to offer supporters the opportunity to join a community solar farm. For every person who signs up for community solar, Solstice will donate $200 to the Ulster County SPCA.
See our loving adoptables!
Join us on October 10th at 5:30PM at Keegan Ales, in Kingston, to save the planet! We’ll explain how you can join around food and drinks. RSVP to save your spot! Let us know you’re coming on
Thursday, October 10th          6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ASPCA TNR Certification Workshop: Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) 
and Colony Care

ASPCA Midtown  Ofcs   520 8th Avenue   7th Floor     New York, NY 10018

Become a Certified TNR Caretaker! Attending a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) certification workshop is the first step you should take to gain the knowledge and skills needed to help the feral and stray community cats in your area. 

If you're unable to attend our in-person TNR workshop, we offer this free, online certification option.
In the 90-minute online course, each step in the TNR process is described in detail and enhanced with video demonstrations. You will learn about:
-Working with neighbors and the community at large    -Best practices for colony feeding     -Setting up adequate shelter   -Arranging for spay/neuter, trapping, and caring for the cats pre- and post-surgery
-This course is especially for TNR caretakers in NYC but anyone interested in feral cat colony management will benefit. After you complete the course, check your in-box for information on how to register as a Certified TNR Caretaker in NYC.

How to Complete the Course.
Thursday, October 10th   7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Harry Potter Trivia Night with Dan Schachner Foster Dogs NYC

Boris & Horton 195 Avenue A  195 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009

NYC's 1st indoor dog friendly cafe'
See delish menu.

Foster Dogs NYC  Facilitating the foster process since '09. The leading organization in creating positive, inclusive foster communities by providing support, experience, and innovative programs. Foster Dogs, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non profit organization that connects rescue organizations, adopters, fosters, and other partners together in our shared mission to help animals in need.
Thursday,  October 10th                   6:00 pm-9:00 pm  
Guide Dog Foundation Dogs 2nd Annual Dogs on the Catwalk Fashion Show

Heritage Club of Bethpage 99 Quaker Meeting House Rd, Farmingdale, NY 11735

The Guide Dog Foundation is excited to announce the Dogs on the Catwalk Fashion Show in partnership with ‘Master Pet Couturier’ Anthony R

In partnership with internationally celebrated designer Anthony Rubio, take in this unique pet couture fashion show considered as collectible art inspired by everything from movies to fairy tales. The ticketed event will spotlight couture canine designs from Rubio's fall collection, modeled by his dogs, along with dogs from the Foundation guide and service dog programs. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Guide Dog Foundation's mission to improve the quality of life for people who are blind, have low vision, or have other special needs.

 All proceeds from the event will benefit the Guide Dog Foundation’s mission to improve the quality of life for people who are blind, have low vision, or have other special needs.

In addition to the fashion show, event guests will be treated to a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres hour, dinner, and a Guide Dog Foundation program graduate who will speak about their increased independence, enhanced mobility, and companionship with their new guide dog. Phone Allison Tel: 631-334-2615
Thursday, October 10th   6:30 pm -til

Stone Park Cafe   324 5th Ave    Brooklyn, NY 11215     (718) 369-0082

Please join us for our annual celebration to support Brooklyn Animal Action's mission to rescue animals in New York City.
Party for Paws is a relaxed and fun event featuring a special food and drinks menu created for us by our generous sponsor Stone Park Cafe. Limited edition event tickets can get you a free Party for Paws tote at the event!  This year we will be honoring Dr. Courtney Perry of Pawsitive Veterinary for all she does for animals and their rescuers.  We hope to see you there!

Brooklyn Animal Action is a volunteer organization dedicated to improving the lives of animals in New York City. Working with our communities, we find homes for adoptable animals, facilitate Trap-Neuter-Release programs, perform community outreach and education, and advocate for animal welfare. Since 2010, BAA has found homes for over 4,000 cats and TNR'd hundreds more. We believe in working together to create a better life for New York's animals.
Friday, October 11th                          7:30 am til
The Toby Project
100% Free or Low Cost Spay & Neuter & Rabies Vaccinations 
Mobile Clinics         25 Westchester Square         Bronx, NY     10467  212 -799- 1120

100%  FREE for all NYC residents on public assistance. 100% FREE FOR PITBULLS & NON-PUREBRED DOGS & CATS (you don't have to be on public assistance).    Other  purebreds:  Spay & Neuter $75 . Rabies Vaccinations $8   Phone 212 -799- 1120 or Website

The Toby Project is a non-profit organization working to end the killing of thousands of adoptable dogs and cats each year in New York City's animal shelters. We are the only organization in NYC whose sole mission is to address pet overpopulation at its inception by preventing the births of unwanted dogs and cats. Our goal is to spay/neuter the very animals who would otherwise directly perpetuate a vicious cycle of unwanted birth and unnecessary death, and make NYC a true "no-kill' community.
Friday, October 11th                     9:00 am-6:00 pm
New York Bully Crew -October is Pit Bull Awareness Month!

New York Bully Crew     1457 Montauk Hwy             Patchogue, NY 11772

New York Bully Crew is a 501c3 not-for-profit rescue organization founded in December 2010. Though based on Long Island, NYBC’s outreach is nationwide. We specialize in rescuing Pitbulls, however no animal in dire need of rescue is turned away. NYBC strives to bring positive attention to the most loyal breed one could encounter, and give second chances to those who have been discarded by humans simply because of what they are…a Pitbull.  844-633-NYBC (6922)
[email protected]
Friday, October 10th                                             10:00 am– 5:00 pm(Call to schedule)
Peaceful Acres Horse & Donkey Field Trips 

Peaceful Acres Horses 3740 Rynex Corners Rd. Pattersonville, NY 12137   (518) 887-3178

Peaceful Acres Horses rescues and restores at-risk horses, ponies and donkeys, once those wonderful equines are feeling safe, happy and restored, they join our Equine Guided Experiential Learning programs, Fun Field-trips and Rejuvenation Retreats. We call it "Horse Hugs"!

Monday - Friday from May - October Peaceful Acres Horses opens it's stable gates for field trips to schools, organizations who serve people who are "in-need", veteran's groups and seniors who wish to spend some time at the sanctuary and interacting with the horses and donkeys.

Join us at PAH for two hours where your group will have time to enjoy a picnic lunch and time to meet and interact with the horses and donkeys.
Please contact Nanci Beyerl, Founder & Executive Director to schedule your group's field trip to PAH.
// Email: [email protected]  Adopt!
 Friday, During entire month of October     11:00 am- 4:30 pm 
Rochester Animal Services
 Adopt a Dog Month & Low Cost Spay Neuter

Rochester Animal Services 184 Verona St Rochester, NY 14608 (585) 428-7274

Rochester Animal Services has dogs of every type, size, age and personality waiting for loving homes. Visit us this October to find out what a shelter dog can bring to your life during AHA's Adopt-A-Dog Month! The shelter is located near downtown Rochester at 184 Verona Street just north of Kodak and Frontier Field. Parking is free and can be accessed from Verona Street or from North Plymouth Avenue. For more information contact the shelter at (585) 428-7274 or visit us online at Dogs
            Friday, October 11th                                  4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Caring Kids Program  Sponsored by HEART and Animal Haven
~ NY week for the Animals official event~

Animal Haven      251 Centre Street              NYC, New York 10013

Animal Haven and HEART are partnering to offer the Caring Kids Program, which introduces children and teens to basic animal care and informs them about existing issues in animal welfare. Caring Kids nourishes the bond between humans and animals and encourages young people to become animal advocates in their community.

Programs mainly geared towards the 5-13 age range, but any participant between the ages of 4 and 18 yrs. is welcome.Animal Body Language: How can you tell what an animal is feeling? Learn about dog and cat body language to understand what our companion animals are feeling. Compare how animals feel to how people feel. We will also discuss how to know when it is and is not appropriate to approach an animal, and the ways to approach an animal.   RSVP at
Friday, October 11th     6:30 pm-9:30 pm
Rockin’ Rescue Night
 Levittown Hall 201 Levittown Pkwy, Hicksville, NY 11801 (516) 933-6400

Last Hope Animal Rescue invites you, your family & friends to join us for a night of Fun, Music and Food. Please join us We will be enjoying live music by the band Vox Nova, a live auction and raffles. The event is $25 per person in advance, or $30 at the door (space permitting).     

Through its many programs, LAST HOPE, INC. is attempting to reduce the tremendous cat and dog overpopulation problem on Long Island, encourage responsible and affordable pet ownership, and transform the public image of the typical pound animal.
All animals in our programs are neutered before adoption so that NO LAST HOPE animal will ever contribute to the cat and dog overpopulation problem.
Friday, October 11th  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sip N Paint: Dog Edition
Strong Rope Brewery Taproom  574 President St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Tastes of Brooklyn is back at the Strong Rope Brewery for an evening of Sip N Paint: Dog Edition! Bring your furry best friend or a picture of them and let the artist guide your hand to create your own portrait. 

$35 ($38 if paying online) will supply you with all the materials you need and and includes your first beer. Proceeds from this event benefit Seeds in the Middle, a local non-profit that works with public schools to address health, enhancing arts, and greening their environments. Thank you, artists Isis Davis-Marks (  And Shuang Chen @watershadowart_
Friday, October 11th     7:00 pm-10:00 pm
Sip & See Fundraiser Hosted by Valley Cats & Friends Animal Rescue

Crossroads Farm at Grossmann's 480 Hempstead Ave, Malverne, New York 11565

Come and join us at Crossroads Farm  to sip some wine and see some cats, or if you're like us, the other way around! Either way, come, relax and enjoy the music of our very own AristoCATS. Hope to see you there!
Saturday, October 12th                                       9:00 am – 10:30 am
Birding at the Ridgewood Reservoir
Vermont Place Parking Lot in Highland Park Vermont Place and Highland Boulevard

Catch the fall migration and embrace the falling leaves at this bird watching workshop led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.
      Saturday, October 12th                                9:00 am - 9:00 am
FIDO Coffee Bark New York City's Largest Off-Leash Community

95 Prospect Park West   Brooklyn, NY 11215   Long Meadow beside the Picnic House 

New York City's Largest Off-Leash Community.Rain, sleet, snow or shine, FIDO in Prospect Park sets up a table full of goodies on the first Saturday of every month!  Look for coffee, pastries, dog biscuits as well as relevant information pertaining to off-leash activities and issues. And it's all FREE! First Saturday Of Every Month...In the Long Meadow beside the Picnic House.  You got to see it to believe it!  Learn much more
Saturday, October 12th                                  9:00 am-4:00 pm
SPCA of Upstate New York Pet Adoptions

Petsmart       3033 NY 50                         Saratoga Springs, NY 12866   (518) 580-9374

Our adoption process is simple and only takes a few minutes! Once you find the right pet for you, let a staff member know you are interested in adopting. You will then be asked to fill out our three and a half page application form. With application approval, and payment of the proper adoption fee, you can be on your way home with your new pet!

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Upstate New York Inc. is committed to the prevention of torture or cruelty (includes every act, omission, or neglect, whereby unjustifiable physical pain,suffering, or death is caused or permitted), and the protection of all animals. See loving adoptables
Saturday, October 12th        9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park-Dogs Welcome 

St. Mary's Park    Eagle Avenue and 149th Street        Bronx, NY  10454 

Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 3 miles long.

Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome! This program is in coordination with NYC Parks' Community Parks Initiative.
Saturday, October 12th    Ongoing 
     **Find A New York Shelter in your Community!**
Adopt, volunteer, find a way to help the shelter animals in your neighborhood.
Animal Shelter.Org   (New York)
Long Island Animal Shelters
Animal Care & Control of New York City 
(AC&C) Adoptions (Five boroughs.)
October and Ongoing
~Rational Animal~
Mother's Comfort Project, Orange Ribbon Campaign & Artists with Animals Mini Print Notecards
Mother’s Comfort Project brings volunteers together for sewing sessions to create comfy and cheery beds for shelter animals, as well as catnip toys for the cats.  Since its inception volunteers have sewn and donated thousands of beds and toys to shelters and rescues in the Tri-State area.

Our "Artists for Animals" mini print notecards feature the beautiful photography of fine art photographers represented by Morrison Hotel Gallery.  Each photographer generously donated their photographs to support Rational Animal's campaigns for at-risk animals. Featured are these artists in intimate moments with their animal friends: John Lennon, Bridget Bardot, Neil Young, David Bowie, Robert Plant, Billie Holiday, Bob Dylan, Patti Smith, Nelly and The Beatles.
For more info about Rational Animal and our other campaigns, please visit   All proceeds go directly to support our projects. 
​Saturday, October 12th    8:00 am-4:00 pm
 The Broome County Humane Society Rummage Sale 

 The American Legion Post 80, 76 Main Street, Binghamton. 
Broome Humane Society phone (607) 724-3709

The Humane Society is an independent, non-profit animal welfare organization. We receive no government funding. We are dedicated to preventing animal cruelty and finding homes for companion animals. We serve the community by sheltering animals, finding them homes, investigating reports of animal cruelty, educating people of all ages, and rescuing animals from threatening situations.
See our adorable pets waiting on homes.

Saturday, October 12th         8:30 am - 5:00 pm
PetSaver™ Pet CPR, First Aid & Care

Milton Manor Pet Resort & Spa 612 NY-29, Middle Grove, NY 12850

“Improving the Quality of Pets’ Lives, One Pet Parent at a Time!!
Pet Tech is the premier Pet CPR, First Aid & Care Training on the planet. The program is used by Homeland Security and is the recommended Pet CPR & First Aid Training for the majority of Pet Care Professional Organizations and groups. Training is taught by lecture, demonstration and hands-on skills practice; the best way to learn, aquire and then sucessfully apply any new skill.

Your instructors here at Milton Manor Pet Resort & Spa are Twyla Muller, Manager and employee since 1993 and Cassi Isachsen, Assistant Manger and employee since 2001. Things you will learn about when you take the Pet Tech CPR, First Aid & Care include: bleeding protocols
muzzling techniques
shock management    poisoning   instect bites  heatstroke  heat and cold injuries  seizures  And much, much more.
Saturday, October 12th   9:00 am– 12:00 noon
Farmingdale Breakfast Rotary Club Doggie Runway Show 
& Pet Expo!

Show Location  335 Main Street  Farmingdale, NY 11735​

Check-in begins at 9AM - with a Doggie Parade to the Village Green at 10AM for the Runway Show that Features:
Doggie Runway Red Carpet, Blessing of the Dogs, and Doggie Costumes/Fashion Contest. Prizes and Judging courtesy of Farmingdale PetSmart. Pet Expo on the Village Green after the Show with: 
Pet related vendors, and Doggie Health education experts available.

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