New York (1010WINS) – Customers shopping at Lord & Taylor stores today have the opportunity to find more than just a perfect pair of shoes.

The department store has teamed up with the Utah based Best Friends Animal Society and animal shelters across the East Coast and Midwest to host a “Perfect Pairs Pet Adoption Day” in celebration of the retailer’s biggest sandal sale of the season.

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Rescued animals from local shelters will be available for adoption from 1 to 5 p.m. at all of Lord & Taylor’s 47 stores in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, Michigan and Illinois.

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Customers can also submit a photo on Lord & Taylor’s Facebook page of their pet — with their favorite shoes — for a chance to win a pair of shoes each month for a year.   Get more information at

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