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Looking To Add A Pet To Your Family? Head To Adoptapalooza

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Adoptapalooza is back! So if you're thinking about welcoming a four-legged family member, Washington Square Park is the place to be on Saturday.

The event, which is presented by the Mayor's Alliance for New York City's Animals, will feature more than one hundred cats and dogs from nearly a dozen local animal rescue organizations.  Those organizations include Animal Care & Control of New York, Animal Haven, the ASPCA, Bide-A-Wee, Posh Pets, Sean Casey Animal Rescue, the Picasso Veterinary Fund of the Mayor's Alliance and others.

The event will also feature dog agility demonstrations from gold medal trainer and behaviorist Kris Seiter as well as pet photography, free adoption kits for new adopters, experts to answer questions about behavior and grooming, raffle prizes and giveaways.

1010 WINS' Susan Richard With Much More On The Event


Adoptapalooza runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday rain or shine. You can get more information at

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