May 5, 2010

Dog Whisperer Kicks Off 16th Northsore Animal Adoptathon

Posted in Philanthropy tagged , at 4:58 pm by philanthropynews

World-renowned Dog Whisperer, Cesar Milan, joined the North Shore Animal League America to kick off its premier global pet adoption event on Saturday to help save the lives of homeless pets. The 36-hour marathon event, dubbed the Pet Adoptathon®, featured fun for the entire family including performances by the Purina Incredible Dog Team, face painting, raffles, kids games, arts and crafts, balloon sculptures, an animal communicator, pet-related product vendors, spring plant sales, smoothies and even a coffee bar, all while spreading awareness of pet adoption and how important it is. 

“Remember the hope and forgiveness that dogs give,” Milan said. “Saving a dog is saving our lives as human beings.”

The first Pet Adoptathon, in 1995, began as a North Shore Animal League America adoption event, with the goal of finding homes for each pet in the shelter. Encouraged by its success, the Animal League invited shelters worldwide to participate in the Pet Adoptathon…

{Read more via the Port Washington Patch}

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