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Dog and cat adoption events in New York City

Midnight was adopted during the 2014 Black Friday

Midnight was adopted during the 2014 Black Friday Special at North Shore Animal League. Photo Credit: Uli Seit

Thinking of adopting?

Local shelters including North Shore Animal League America and Bideawee are partnering with pet stores and organizations to bring adoption specials to Long Island and Manhattan.

Events include parties, mobile adoptions and festivals, and some shelters are even waiving fees. Stop by one of these adoption events if you're looking to add a furry friend to your family.


April 24, 2015: 4-8 p.m.; April 25-26,, 2015: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
The Altman Building, Manhattan
Best Friends Animal Society is holding their three-day Pet Super Adoption in Manhattan. More than 30 groups will bring pets that can be adopted during the event. All adopters will get a goody bag when they take home their new dog or cat. Adoption fees will start at just $25 during the event.

Sat., April 25, 2015: Noon-4 p.m.
Bohemia Realty Group, 2101 Frederick Douglass Blvd., Manhattan
Bideawee and The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals will bring adoptable shelter cats and dogs to Bohemia Realty Group's Manhattan location. Along with adoptions, the event will include dog training sessions, daycare service providers and various product giveaways.

Fri. May 1, 2015: 7-9 p.m.

National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park S., Manhattan
Animal Care and Control of NYC will host its 8th annual Spring Fling for animal lovers. Enjoy music, cocktails and donations. Party-goers can also meet adoptable dogs and cats in the mobile adoption center.

Sat. May 9, 2015: Noon-4 p.m.
Orvis, 522 Fifth Ave., 42th Street, Manhattan
Stop by Orvis retail stores to celebrate pet adoptions. Bideawee shelter experts will help adopters find the perfect pup during the Orvis Days with Bideawee event.

Sat., May 16, 2015: Noon-4 p.m.
Petco, 1155 Third Ave., 67th Street, Manhattan
Bideawee shelter dogs and cats will be at Petco's Manhattan location. Pets can be adopted on the same day.


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