Tuesday, September 13, 2011

The Great Minnesota Pet Together, Saturday, 10/1

The Great Minnesota Pet Together
                 One day super pet adoption event at state fairgrounds

Get ready for The Great Minnesota Pet Together at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 1st.  This pet adoption extravaganza is sponsored by PetSmart Charities® and MnPAW (Minnesota Partnership for Animal Welfare).  Hundreds of puppies, dogs, cat and kittens will be onsite for this one-day super pet adoption event.  Adoptable pets from more than 25 animal welfare and rescue organizations from around the state will be ready to leash up and head home.  There is no charge for admission to the event.

Date:     Saturday, October 1, 2011
Time:    10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where:  Minnesota State Fairgrounds International Bazaar
Cost:     Free

Adoption fees and policies are set by each participating group and not by event sponsors. All dogs and cats will have received a medical check-up and age-appropriate vaccinations.  For health and safety reasons, please leave your currents pet at home.

MnPAW is a coalition of animal welfare organizations throughout Minnesota who are committed to working together to aid animals. For more information on the event, visit www.mnpaw.org or call 763-489-2250.

If you are a rescue or shelter and would like to participate in the super adoption event email marilou@pethavenmn.org or mpelka@animalhumanesociety.org

MnPAW members include: Animal Allies Humane Society, Animal Humane Society, A Rotta Love Plus, Chuck & Don's Pet Food Outlet, Minneapolis Animal Care & Control, Minnesota Spay/Neuter Project, The Pet Project, Pet Haven Inc. of Minnesota, RAGOM - Retrieve A Golden of Minnesota, Tri-County Humane Society and The Humane Society of Kandiyohi & Meeker Counties.

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