Metro Pets

By Sharon Gomes Thomas

New York Week For Animals starts on Saturday October 2nd. In Central Park, there will be the Central Park Fall Fiesta: New York Week for the Animals Kick-Off Event that will take place no matter the weather, sun or not, rain or shine.

Adopt Ariel at ASPCA NYC

It starts early at 7:30am with free spay/neuter for dogs and cats on a first come, first served basis. Please get your pet spayed/neutered as all it takes are mere seconds for unwanted puppies or kittens to come into our world!

Adopt Pinocchio at ASPCA NYC

There is also free micro-chipping for dogs and cats from the morning to 3pm in the afternoon. At the same time, there will be pet adoptions, festivities and information like Poison Control, Emergency Preparedness information and Ask the Behaviorist

Adopt Betty at ASPCA NYC

Taking place at the north end of Central Park at 110th Street and Malcolm X Boulevard, you can enjoy free popcorn and cotton candy! The event is free and open to the public.

Adopt Autumnat ASPCA NYC

For more information on spay/neuter, contact the ASPCA at (877) SPAY-NYC begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (877) SPAY-NYC      end_of_the_skype_highlighting (877-772-9692), or visit the ASPCA website. For more information on micro-chipping, contact the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals at (212) 252-2350 or

Adopt Janet at ASPCA NYC

Originally published October 2010
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