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Pet Events Newsletter for May 2 - May 9, 2018 
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On Saturday and Sunday, June 2nd and 3rd, 2018  Greenport Harbor Brewing Company's location in Peconic, N.Y., will be transformed into a dog dock diving pet expo extravaganza!

Harbor Pet and Greenport Harbor Brewing Company have joined forces to bring DockDogs® to the North Fork by co-hosting the 2nd Annual North Fork Dock Diving Pet Expo and Fundraiser Event.

High-flying splashing action that dogs and their owners, can participate in or watch in amazement! Pet vendors to shop at, pet experts to learn from & speak to!
Food and brews from the Greenport Harbor Brewing Company will be 
available to purchase. 
Want to compete with your dog or try out?  Register in advance at or on site the day of the event.  Fees apply.
  • Meet Local Long Island dogs that compete regularly will be at this local event like Instagram star @TangoMunch_Pitbull
  • Competitions throughout each day: Big Air, Speed and Vertical that dog dock diving novices and pros can register to be part of.
  • Pet Friendly! Attendees are welcome to bring their own pets to enjoy the show, however they must be must leashed and well behaved.

Photo credit: Jim Zelasko

Sponsor and Vendor Opportunities still available!  

For more information please contact Kim Loper of  Harbor Pet  at (631) 477-1518 or email  or contact Greenport Harbor Brewing Company at (631) 477-1100 
Thanks to Harbor Pet for making this newsletter possible!
Big thank you to all of our Vendors, Sponsors, Attendees that came to
our 6th Annual
NYC Retails & Sales Pet Expo

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May 3rd is 
Specially Abled Pets Day!

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specially abled pet with us!

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Adoption Corner!
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An Evening of Comedy - Laughter Saves Lives!
Friday, May 4, 2018
7pm -10pm
Hotel Indigo
1830 West Main Street 
Riverhead, NY 11901 

Helping homeless animals is no laughing matter but Laughter Saves Lives! All are invited to An Evening of Comedy featuring first responder comedians from Laughter Saves Lives. Help the Kent Animal Shelter celebrate its 50th Anniversary with some hilarity on Friday, May 4, 7-10pm at Hotel Indigo in Riverhead. Proceeds to benefit homeless pets at the Kent Animal Shelter. Snacks, cash bar, Chinese auction, and 50/50! Tickets $30 in advance or $35 at the door.  For more info call (631) 727-5731 or click here

K9 Pub Strut And Expo
Saturday, May 5, 2018
9am - 2pm
Sunset Woods Park
1801 Sunset Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

K-9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore, in partnership with the Park District of Highland Park, celebrates 10 years of service with its K9 Pup Strut & Expo at Sunset Woods Park in Highland Park.  Register for the 1 Mile Walk at K9PUPSTRUT.ORG.WGN Radio Host and Pet Blogger, Steve Dale
Internationally Recognized Dog Behaviorist/Trainer, Dennis Hill
Children's Author, Nancy Gee Robin's Dog Stars. Free Expo Activities Include: 
Dog Costume and Dog Trick Contests; Read to a K-9 Reading Buddy; Doggie Massages; Animal Communicator; Pet Portraits; Children's Author Reading; Free Book Give-Away; Dog Tricks and Agility Demos; Library Book Bike; 25+ dog related businesses and services booths. Enjoy great food, raffles, prizes and much more!

ARF Alumni Reunion/Pet Celebration Day
Saturday, May 5, 2018
10am - 12pm
ARF Adoption Center
124 Daniels Hole Road 
Wainscott, New York 11975 

ARF has planned a special morning of fun-filled activities and goodies for you and your pets. Come join us at the ARF Adoption Center! There's something for everyone - and IT'S ALL FREE!  Dreesen's Donut Truck and Hampton Coffee Company coffee; Sing-along with Sandy Rapp; "Ask the Behaviorist" with ARF's Dr. Barbara Pezzanite.  Meet the artist/author of Privileged Pups, Carol Saxe. Buy a copy of her new book for just $10 to benefit ARF and get a FREE 5 x 7 sketch of your dog done on site.  Dog agility and obedience competitions - prizes awarded
RSVP to or call (631) 537-0400.

Forgotten Friends of LI Mothers' Day Gift Bonanza
Saturday, May 5, 2018
1pm - 5pm
Merrick Golf Course
2250 Clubhouse Road 
Merrick, New York 11566 

Mothers' Day is on Sunday 5/13 this year. Don't wait until the last minute to scrounge someone else's leftovers for the important women in your life. You can plan ahead, have a lovely little "shopping excursion" in a peaceful setting (not a mall), and do good for the animals while you score some great gifts. This Saturday, 05/05/18 ~ the weather is supposed to be nice, you can get really nice gifts for your Mom, yourself or anyone actually with approaching graduations, summer birthdays, backyard invites (gift cards, baskets, plants & jewelry)while you enjoy a light bite (bagels/cookies) and have a cup of tea or coffee. Most important: help one of our own LI rescues while you do ~ all for just the $5 entrance fee. For more info call (516) 719-0808 or email or click here. 

Babette Madison De Woof Kentucky Derby Party
Saturday, May 5, 2018
5pm - 7:30pm
Lucky on B
168 Ave B 
New York, NY 10009 

What better time to show off your fabulous fascinators & hats than at a Kentucky Derby Party with the Queen of spectacular fascinators herself, Babette of Maison de Woof!!  Please join us in celebrating the Southern traditions of the Kentucky Derby while raising funds for charity to benefit PAWS!  Our event will feature puppy fashionable fascinators and hats as well as we will offer southern foods, drinks, contests, raffles and a little friendly wagering. Ladies and furry fashionistas please come in your best fascinator or hat. Gents and furry gents please come in your most debonair bow tie. Event admission is $25, Best Fascinator or Hat Contest $15; Best Bow Tie Contest $15  Amazing Raffles and fun!  Click here for more information or email Stacy at

Jackson Galaxy's Cat Camp
Saturday & Sunday, May 5 & 6, 2018
10am - 6:30pm each day
Penn Pavillion
401 7th Avenue
New York City, NY 10001

Back for its second year on May 5th & 6th at the Penn Pavilion , this event will bring cat lovers and experts from around the world together under one roof to discuss some of the most important issues cats face today - while having a great time doing so.   Cat Camp's star-studded schedule of events ( here ) features presentations and meet-and-greets with the Cat Daddy himself, Jackson Galaxy , celebrity feline Lil Bub , " Kitten Lady " Hannah Shaw, and more. NYC community cat experts and nationally recognized rescue professionals will present on topics like using social media for feline welfare, and there will even be a Drag Bingo Fundraiser hosted by Goldie Lox and Ona Louise. For those with a furry friend at home, international exhibitors will be offering the cutest, coolest, cutting-edge cat gear for both cats and their humans of all ages. You may even find a new family member at the 300-cat adoption area that is open to the public.  For more information click here

A Holistic Approach to Cat Nutrition, Vaccines, & Parasite Control
Monday, May 7, 2018
7:45pm - 9:30pm
Town of Oyster Syosset-Woodbury Community Center
7800 Jericho Turnpike 
Woodbury, New York 11797

Dr. Dawn Greenberg, a holistic veterinarian & acupuncturist, will discuss proper nutrition for cats, vaccines, & parasite control. She will answer questions such as what should you feed your cat? Should you vary your cat's diet based on medical conditions? Should you vaccinate your cat and, if so, when? How can you prevent parasites from harming your cat? Are there dangers to common chemical parasite controls? If so, what are the alternatives?   This event is FREE.   Light refreshments will be provided by Long Island Cat Fanciers Inc.  For more information call (516) 622-4770, email or click here.

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Adoption Corner!
Freckles! Adorable, super affectionate, 3 month old Border Collie mix, spayed female rescued from high kill shelter. Littermates also available

Kent Animal Shelter
2259 River Rd. 
CalvertonN.Y. 11933 
(631) 727-5731

Mr. Meowgi is one of those very special seniors that instantly capture your heart. He came to Pets Alive all beaten down by a rough life and is now all aglow with good health and happiness from being taken care of and loved. He loves attention and affection from all people and cats alike. He has so gladly walked away from whatever his life was before. He is simply basking in the glory of having finally achieved the life he knew he should have always had. He is FIV+ but doesn't require any extra care other than your love.
Pets Alive 
363 Derby Road
Middletown, NY 
(845) 386-9738 
Rafael is under a year and a very unusual and very cute mix. He seems to be a terrier basset hound mix. Rafael does not show well in his kennel, but take him out, and he is a completely different dog. He is very attentive to his handler, food motivated, and super affectionate. Rafael has tested well with dogs on leash and seems shy of cats (formal cat testing still to be done). Head down to Islip Animal Shelter and meet this guy. You won't be sorry.

Donavan is a mix breed puppy of about 14 weeks with Donavon Pinscher traits. He is super friendly with people and loves to climb in your lap for a cuddle. Donovan has to be the only animal in the home and guard dog breed experienced owner is a must. Let's not let this poor guy grow up in the shelter.

Species: U2 Cockatoo
Name: Comet
Age/Sex: 14 year old Female
Vet: December 2016
Plucking: Use to over preen; fully feathered now
Tame: Yes
Diet: Grilled sweet potato, home-made parrot cakes, corn, pasta w/family
Behavior: Flock screams at dinner time--eats with the family. She's very well socialized.
Talk: Hello and parrot babble. May say good girl.

For more info about Comet, contact the: 
Long Island Parrot Society 
(631) 957-1100

Jo Jo is a sweet and shy 2-year-old girl. She does enjoy the company of her favorite people and learning there can be more favorite people out there. She's just a little girl and if you have some extra time and patience to allow her to grow her self confidence as she grows up, you will be rewarded tenfold with all the love she has to share. Come meet her and let's see if you can join the exclusive club of Jo Jo's Favorite People!
Pets Alive 
363 Derby Road
Middletown, NY 
(845) 386-9738 

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