More than 200 dogs and cats will be available from more than 30 rescue organizations. Pet owners can also get their animal microchipped for $25, with on-site dog licensing available and representatives from the New York City Office of Emergency Management on hand to answer questions about emergency preparedness for your pet.READ MORE: Police Searching For Driver After Man Seriously Hurt In Queens Hit-And-Run
Check out video from the May 2012 Adoptapalooza in Washington Square Park featuring 1010 WINS News Anchor Susan Richard:
There will be a special skateboarding performance by Wally from Animal Planet’s “Who Let the Dogs Out”, plus sessions for you and your dog with a certified dog trainer from Petco.READ MORE: G-7 Leaders Call For New Investigation Into COVID-19's Origins
In addition, get free merchandise and information from featured Adoptapalooza vendors, including Blue Buffalo, Freshpet, Merrick, Natural Balance, SafetyGlo, and Wellness.
Plus, “Rock & Rawhide” will be collecting clean blankets, sheets and pet toys to distribute to animal shelters.MORE NEWS: NYPD: Suspect Punched, Robbed 13-Year-Old Boy In Elevator At Bronx Apartment Building
The event is taking place from noon to 5 p.m., rain or shine. Click HERE for more info.