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Pet Adoption League is known for working with other groups to help rescue and bring about change for Westchester’s homeless animals. We have known for a long time that it is only by animal lovers and advocates working together we can save the vast number of homeless animals. Such was the ideal of the Westchester Pet Adoption Fair & Expo founded by Pet Adoption League and Cat Assistance. This event for 7 years found hundreds of homes for local New York area homeless animals. The event is now run by Best Friends from Utah.
If you can not adopt a pet at this time, won't you please consider making a donation to the SPCA of Westchester?
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Did you know The SPCA of Westchester was founded in 1883 by Ossining resident Mary Dusenberry? Today their mission is to protect animal welfare by providing shelter, rehabilitation, adoption services and help in locating lost pets. The SCPA of Westchester is also the only humane society in Westchester empowered to enforce laws related to animal cruelty. If you are not ready to adopt consider volunteering to walk and train shelter dogs or care for cats. Long Island, NYC, Westchester, NY - Pet Adoption
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The Pet Adoption League, (P.A.L.) is a tax-exempt, 501(3)c charity. We are a dedicated volunteer group that gives much needed help to animal shelters, located in lower Westchester County and individual rescue groups In addition P.A.L. helps place animals throughout Westchester with our home to home adoption program. Along with adoptions, P.A.L. also helps with the cost of medical care needed for the animals at the shelter. This volunteer group is the outgrowth of a noble vision in 1996, that a City Shelter could work with volunteers to save rather than kill adoptable animals. We helped change a small municipal animal shelter (which had a euthanasia rate of approx. 70%) to a much more humane facility. As a result of the hard work of volunteers and past Shelter administrator the euthanasia rate had dropped to 10% over the past several years. But our work is far from over. Remember when you adopt from the Pet Adoption League you are truly saving a life -- since many of the animals we help are at animal shelters. Our goal is to match the right pet to the right home. And "Pet Adoption League" provides an adoption kit to all adopters including our Adoptions Follow Up hotline numbers...got questions after you adopt, an adoptions counselor is only a phone call away.In the spirit of Annie and Sandy, the Westchester Broadway Theatre invites everyone to create their own inseparable relationships at its Pet Adoption Day, Saturday, July 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the theater.

WBT is partnering with several animal shelter and rescue organizations, and will welcome numerous dogs and cats who are in need of lifelong, loving homes. Everyone is welcome to come and maybe adopt a new family member. Tickets to see the show “Annie” are not required to attend; Pet Adoption Day is free, and your rewards for attending can be priceless.Pet Adoption League is known for working with other groups to help rescue and bring about change for Westchester’s homeless animals. We have known for a long time that it is only by animal lovers and advocates working together we can save the vast number of homeless animals. Such was the ideal of the Westchester Pet Adoption Fair & Expo founded by Pet Adoption League and Cat Assistance. This event for 7 years found hundreds of homes for local New York area homeless animals. The event is now run by Best Friends from Utah.Thinking of adopting but not sure you are ready for the commitment? Want to save a life and be rewarded in wagging tails and kisses? Try fostering and become a part of Westchester Magazine's Best Animal Rescue Group 2008.

Pet Rescue does not have a shelter and relies entirely on the generosity of foster homes to care for our dogs. The number of foster homes we have dictates the number of dogs we can save. There are always more waiting for rescue.

The average foster lasts just a couple of weeks and all dogs are screened for health and temperament. We provide basic supplies, veterinary care, and guidance. You provide love, training and a home. It is the care and attention given by foster families which allow Pet Rescue to expertly match our dogs with prospective families.

If you live in Westchester or Southern Fairfield counties and would be willing to care for a foster dog, please submit an application. Fostering is a fun and immensely rewarding experience! to see how much love you get from being a foster parent!

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