Lots of really fun pet events are taking place around New York City and State. They include fancy benefit dinners, benefit motorcycle rides, feral cat information sessions and professional pet photography!
Ciao Bella Restaurant
New York, New York
This will be a dinner at a fancy restaurant on the upper east side of Manhattan. It costs $75 per ticket, or $80 at the door. The dinner will go on from 7:00-9:00 PM, and there will be open bar from 7:00-8:00 PM. It is meant to benefit the Animal Care and Control of New York City.
Trap, Neuter and Release: How to Help Feral Cats
Cold Spring Harbor Library
Cold Spring Harbor, New York
This information session will go on from 7:00-9:00 PM, where people can learn the basics of how to trap, neuter and release stray and feral cats. It is a free presentation, but you must visit the website to register in advance.
It’s My Bark Day
Freeway Dog Park
Rockaway Beach, New York
This fun event will go on from 11:00 PM-4:00 PM, and will have activities like games, raffles, a dog trick contest at 1:00 PM, off-leash roaming and more. There will also be some adoptable animals present. The ASPCA spay/neuter van will be there, and if you wish to take advantage of this, please bring your animal before 7:00 AM.
Dog Town: Bikers for Barkers Motorcycle Run Benefit
Southold Animal Shelter
Peconic, New York
This will be the first ever Bikers for Barkers event. All of the proceeds will go to the animals at the North Fork Animal Welfare League’s shelter. It will be a very scenic motorcycle ride through Long Island. Registration will be at the Southold Animal Shelter in Peconic, from 9:00 AM-10:00 PM, and then the ride will start. It costs $25 in advance, $35 the day of, and $15 per passenger.
Peace, Love and Pawprints
Northport, New York
Len Marks Fine Art Photography will be at Petport from 12:00-5:00 PM. If you purchase an item from the Little Shelter’s wish list at this store or make a cash donation ($10 minimum for both options), then you can get a 10-minute session with the professional photographer, and a free 4×6 print. You can get a photo taken of your pet or of your family.