Help us find homes for 15,000 pets in one weekend!

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In honor of our 15th birthday, on July 15-17 we’re holding what may very well be the largest adoption event in history.

Meet 2-year-old terrier girl Coconut at Oakland (CA) Animal Services.

Petfinder shelters and rescue groups across North America (and one in the Dominican Republic!) are organizing adoption events and hoping to find homes for a total of 15,000 pets in one weekend.

We’ll be counting the adoptions live all weekend on our birthday page, where you can also search for events near you and view a gallery of featured pets nominated by shelters and rescue groups.

Close to 1,500 organizations are participating, with multi-group events being held in 9 major cities:

Atlanta
Where: Fulton County Animal Services; 860 Marietta Blvd NE; Atlanta, GA 30318
When: 11-6 on July 15; 10-4 on July 16 and 17
Participating organizations: DanasDogHouse; Fulton County Animal Services

Boston
Where: MSPCA Boston Adoption Center; 350 South Huntington Ave.; Boston, MA 02130
When: 4-8 p.m. on July 17
Participating organizations: Calliope Rescue; Charles River Alleycats; MSPCA Boston Animal Care and Adoption Center

Dallas
Where: SPCA of Texas; Dealey Animal Care Center; 362 S. Riverfront Blvd.; Dallas, TX 75207
When: 12-6 on July 15, 16 and 17
Participating organizations: SPCA of Texas

Los Angeles area
Where: Amanda Foundation Vet Hospital; 351 North Foothill Road; Beverly Hills, CA 90210
When: 11-4 on July 17
Participating organizations: Ace of Hearts; Amanda Foundation; Bill Foundation; Kinder4Rescue; Much Love Animal Rescue
 
Nashville
Where: Nashville Humane Association; 213 Oceola Avenue; Nashville, TN 37205
When: 10-5 on July 16
Participating organizations: Nashville Humane Association

New York area
Where: St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center; 575 Woodland Road; Madison, NJ 07940
When: 11-4 on July 16 and 17
Participating organizations: Jersey Shore Animal Center; Monmouth County SPCA; Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter; People for Animals; Delaware Valley Second Chance for Animals; St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center

Palm Beach area
Where: Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League; 3100 North Military Trail; West Palm Beach, FL 33409
When: 11-4 on July 15, 16 and 17
Participating organizations: A Second Chance Puppies & Kittens Rescue; Adopt a Dog Foundation; Luv A Pet; Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League

San Francisco area
Where: Oakland Animal Services; 1101 29th Avenue; Oakland CA 94601
When: 12-5 on July 16 and 17
Participating organizations: Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society; Oakland Animal Services; San Francisco SPCA; Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation

Spokane, WA
Where: SpokAnimal Clinic; 715 N. Crestline; Spokane WA 99201
When: 11-2 on July 16
Participating organizations: All American Dachshund Rescue – Northwest Region; Inland Empire Golden Retriever Rescue; River City Pet Rescue; Spokane Regional American Eskimo Club; Virginia’s Min Pin Rescue; Washington Basset Rescue

Toronto
Where: City of Toronto Animal Services South Region; Horse Palace Exhibition Place; 140 Princes Blvd.; Toronto, Ontario, M6K 3C3
When: 10:30-6:30 on July 15, 16 and 17
Participating organizations: City of Toronto Animal Services South Region; Speaking of Dogs Rescue [City of Toronto Animal Services East Region; City of Toronto Animal Services North Region and City of Toronto Animal Services West District are also holding adoption events at their respective locations.]

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