If you've been thinking about adopting a shelter pet this Holiday Season, the PSPCA and ACCT have various weekend adoption events happening where you'll be sure to find that special new family member.
This Saturday, 12/11, join the PSPCA at Petco on Aramingo Blvd. and meet all the amazing pets looking for a forever home for the holidays. The PSPCA is Petco's 2010 'Tree of Hope' beneficiary. 'Tree of Hope' is Petco's annual holiday fundraiser, whose mission is to spread awareness of homeless pets in need. Donations gathered from 11/15-1/1/11, go directly to a local group (the PSPCA was chosen for 2010) to help them continue to provide shelter, food and medical care to animals in need. The event will begin at 11am and run until 1pm, and is being held at the Petco located at 3300 Aramingo Ave. in Philadelphia. Many of the PSPCA's adoptable dogs and cats will be on site looking for their forever homes. Petco will also be having pet photos with Santa, Saturday 12/11 from 1pm-4pm. Photos cost $8.95+tax and will include a holiday card with envelope.
The PSPCA's mobile adoption unit will be at Petco on Aramingo Ave. this Sunday, 12/12, from 11am-1pm to continue the 'Tree of Hope' fundraiser. Adoptable dogs and cats will also be present, to find new homes. Visit the PSPCA website for more info http://www.pspca.org/ . If you'd like to donate to Petco's 'Tree of Hope' online, you can do that here http://www.petco.com/petco_Page_PC_treeofhope_Nav_545.aspx .
Mutts, Meows and Meatballs, is what the PSPCA is calling their on site adoption event happening this Saturday, 12/11 at Franco's Trattoria. Located at 4116 Ridge Ave. on Kelly Dr. in Philadelphia, Franco's Trattoria specializes in Italian cuisine. The PSPCA and their adoptable dogs and cats will be on site looking for homes from 11am-2pm. This is one of many great events happening this weekend through the PSPCA to promote their adoptable pets and find them new homes for the holidays. For more info on directions, hours and menu at Franco's Trattoria, visit their website http://www.francostrattoria.net/index.html
The Philadelphia Animal Care and Control Team has a number of great adoption events this weekend as well. Join the ACCT and some of their adoptable dogs Saturday, 12/11, for the Kelly Dr. dog walk/run. The event starts at 11am-2pm and will be an on site adoption event for ACCT shelter dogs. The adoptable dogs will be participating in a walk/jog along Kelly Dr. and boathouse Row, located in the Philadelphia Art Museum area. Come down for a stroll and meet some great new jogging buddies searching for forever homes. http://www.pspca.org/acct
ACCT is having another on site adoption event Saturday, 12/11, where you can meet some wonderful dogs and cats needing new homes. The event is being held at Petsmart located at 11000 Roosevelt Blvd. (Roosevelt and Haldeman) and will run from 11:30am-3pm. Stop in and see these great pets, and give one the best gift ever, a new forever home.
Sunday 12/12, the ACCT will be at Cutter's Mill, the natural pet place, for another on site adoption event. Cutter's Mill is a pet department store that specializes in natural, organic, holistic foods for pets, and more http://www.cuttersmillpetstore.com/ . The event starts at 11am-3pm and is located at the Cutter's Mill location in the New Britain Village Square Shopping Center on County Line Rd and Route 202 in Chalfont, Pa 18914. Many of the ACCT's adoptable pou cheats dogs and cats will be present hoping to find new homes for the holidays.
So many great and interesting adoption events happening this weekend, so come out, have some fun and support local rescue.