- The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons
, Inc. presents Long Island's Best! A Pet Adoption Expo on Saturday, March 31, 2012. ARF
is teaming up with seven other Long Island not-for-profit and municipal animal shelters, to promote cat and dog adoption on Long Island. All participating animal welfare organizations will be under one roof at the Riverhead Polish Hall
, 214 Marcy Avenue from 12 noon to 5 p.m.
"We want to make pet adoption as easy as possible," say ARF's Executive Director Sara Davison
. One stop shopping for puppies, kittens, adult dogs including great mutts and purebreds and beautiful cats representing the best shelter animals on Long Island will be available. Joining ARF will be participating shelters including Kent Animal Shelter
, Long Island Kitties, North Fork Animal Welfare League
, Riverhead Animal Shelter, SAVES, Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation
and Yorkie 911.
Hundreds of cats and dogs will be available for adoption. All animals at the event are spayed/neutered and vaccinated to their age limit and checked by a veterinarian. Free microchipping will be available for all animals that are adopted. Each animal will go home with a free collar and leash (dogs) and a cardboard carrier (cats). The Expo also includes refreshments, great pet giveaways and cat and dog exhibitions. Admission is free.
A fun-filled family outing awaits Long Islanders who come to Riverhead on Saturday, March 31 for this free event.
The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons provides for the health and welfare of dogs and cats on the South Fork of Long Island through shelter and adoption services, medical care, spaying and neutering programs, community outreach and humane education. Founded in 1974, ARF is the leading no-kill animal adoption center on the East End.
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