Jim was really feeling "blue" about his birthday, so we cheered him up with Blue, a rescue from Best Friends Animal Society. We thought he could use a "comfort" dog this morning.
Want to adopt a dog?!? Of course you do! Here's some info on how you can help make a difference in a pet's life:
Best Friends Animal Society will host its bi-annual pet Super Adoption, presented by BOBS from Skechers December 9 and 10 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center. More than 600 holiday-ready dogs and cats from 30 nearby rescue groups and shelters will be there, so you’re sure to find the cutie who’s just right for your home this holiday season. Admission is free and adoptions start at $25. Pets come spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.This year's event will also feature free microchipping and free and low-cost vaccinations and tests for dogs and cats, courtesy of People for Animals. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own pets to take advantage of this opportunity. A full list of available services and pricing may on bestfriendsny.org. Timing:Saturday, December 9, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.Sunday, December 10, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.Location:Meadowlands Exposition Center355 Plaza DriveSecaucus, New Jersey 07094Free parking is available on a first-come, first served basis.By Bus from NYC: Take NJ Transit Bus #320 from Port Authority (20 minute ride). Get off at "Harmon Meadow" for the Meadowlands Exposition Center and walk right to the Center. By Train from NYC: Take the NJ Transit train from NYC Penn Station to Secaucus Junction stop (10 minute ride), and then take the 5 minute free shuttle bus from there right to the Meadowlands Exposition Center.More info:Potential adopters should come with:· All family members (human and canine) who will be living with the pet.· A valid form of identification.· Form of payment (while adoption fees start at $25, each group has their own individual fees that can range from $25 up to $400).· For renters, please bring a copy of your lease or letter from your landlord stating that you are allowed to have a pet.For more information, visit bestfriendsny.org.Best Friends Animal Society is a leading national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America's shelters. In addition to running lifesaving programs in partnership with more than 2,000 animal welfare groups across the country, Best Friends has regional centers in New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Salt Lake City, and operates the nation's largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals. Founded in 1984, Best Friends has helped reduce the number of animals killed in shelters nationwide from 17 million per year to about two million. Determined to get that number to zero by the year 2025, Best Friends and its nationwide network of members and partners are working to Save Them All®.