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Miami’s Mega Pet Adoption Event at Tropical Park 2013

Miami's Mega Pet Adoption Event at Tropical ParkSaturday, April 06, 9am-9pm – Tropical Park, 7900 Bird Road, Miami

A nonstop 12 hour adoptathon with more than 500 homeless animals will start 9am on April 06 with a puppies and kittens marathon.  Every animal lover’s fantasy is coming true! Following the amazing success of 726 furr-ever, loving and happy homes found at the two Mega Adoption Events hosted last year, Miami’s Mega Pet Adoption Event is back again at Tropical Park!  Sponsored by ASPCA, the event will have more than 500 homeless animals of all breeds, sizes, colors and personalities, and all eager to find a forever home. The marathon adoption of puppies and kittens will kick-off the festivities at 09:00am (Who will you take home?).  The ASPCA, the Humane Society of Greater Miami, Miami Dade Animal Services, and The Cat Network, together with rescue groups from all over South Florida, will host the event. This is a family affair with a Kid’s Arena, presented by Pet Supermarket, complete with fun games for children of all ages.  There will be entertainment and refreshments by a variety of vendors and performers including A Kids Party Express, Belly Motions, Canine Counselors, Carioca Capoeira Miami, Dance Factory, DJ Stephano, Dogzy Collars, GastroPod Mobile Gourmet, Grove Naturals, Glamour by J’s, Ms. Cheezious, PetSupermarket, PetsTrust, Sambrosa Food Truck, Sugar Yummy Mama, YOMO, Waffleosophy and more. Admission to the park is free and complimentary parking is available in the park.  “Our goal this Mega Adoption Event is to find homes for at least 400 deserving cats and dogs, and to enrich the lives of that many families by bringing this wonderful pets into their home and their hearts” says Donna Tallon, Executive Director of the Humane Society of Greater Miami.  For more information, call Dani at 305-749-1825, or email